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Fight against COVID 19 for sustainable development through radio education and other prevention protocols in four districts in Ghana.

Tim Africa Aid Ghana is seeking for funding to raise awareness through radio programmes

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Corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19 has become a global challenge which has infected and killed thousands of people globally. Which Ghana is also managing it share of the COVID 19. Ghana has recorded 540 cases and three deaths as at today 26th March 2020.
 In light of this, Tim Africa Aid Ghana is to response to the deathly Pandemic through the under listed interventions by conduct education through hands washing and distribution of 29000 hand sanitizers to the Vulnerable groups like women, person with Disabilities and encourage the wash of hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing. If soap and water are not readily available, the beneficiaries should use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. Cover all surfaces of your hands and rub them together until they feel dry. The beneficiaries will be encouraged to avoid touching their eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands. Conduct education on the importance of social distancing
Avoid close contact with people who are sick, Keep distance between yourself and other people if COVID-19 is spreading in your community. This is especially important for people who are at higher risk of getting very sick.

The beneficiaries will be encouraged to stay home if you are sick, except to get medical care.

 The project will intensify  on  education  about the importance of covering coughs and sneezes to the target beneficiaries by covering  their mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of their elbow and the used tissues in then trash.
 The project will procure 5000 face masks and distribute to vulnerable to use to protect themselves.
 Conduct education Cleanliness and disinfection- the general public should hold it keen to clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily. This includes tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, and sinks. The beneficiaries will be exhorted to use detergent or soap and water prior to disinfection.
 The project would constantly be monitored hence, on its impact on the beneficiaries

Did this resource motivate you to change your behaviors?

  • Yes

Did you share this information with your network?

  • Yes

Where are you getting information around COVID-19?

  • WHO (World Health Organization)
  • NGO or Non-profit Organization

What information do you feel you are missing about COVID-19?

 The prevention protocols are missing on the part of the Vulnerable groups like women, person with disabilities

What is your current profession?

Public Health Educator

In what city are you located?

Located in Tepa in Ashanti region of Ghana

In what country are you located?

Ghana

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