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FIGHT THE STIGMA TOWARDS TESTING FOR COVID-19

Let us remove the fear attached to testing for COVID-19 and rather encourage people (mostly in rural settings in Uganda) to test.

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World health organisation 

Did this resource motivate you to change your behaviors?

  • No

In what ways did you change your behaviors as a result of this resource?

we encouraged isolation and social distancing.

In what ways did you share this information?

Where are you getting information around COVID-19?

  • National Government
  • News: Television
  • News: Digital
  • News: Print
  • News: Radio
  • Social Media
  • WHO (World Health Organization)

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

The authorities have not concentrated on the transmission of information to the local population. 

i also believe in carrying out massive testing of the people, we can no longer identify the patients and those that are not patients. the leading carriers are the asymptomatic patients. 

What populations or personas are not currently being addressed with today’s COVID-19 information?

The young ones and the local population that has no access information on social media, radios and televisions 

What is your current profession?

pharmacist

In what city are you located?

Kampala

In what country are you located?

Uganda

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