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  1. Stopping Ebola outbreaks

    Communication resource for stopping Ebola outbreaks.

  2. If you or your family get cholera [Southeast Asia]

    If you or your family get cholera [Southeast Asia]

  3. If you or your family get cholera [Africa]

    Poster to help educate people about good hygiene practices, methods for disinfecting water, and caring for family members who may be at risk of contracting cholera. They are designed for all audiences and the graphics have been made regionally specific

  4. Are there any specific medicines to prevent or treat the new coronavirus?

    To date, there is no specific medicine recommended to prevent or treat the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV). However, those infected with the virus should receive appropriate care to relieve and treat symptoms, and those with severe illness should receive optimized supportive care. Some specific treatments are under investigation, and will be tested through clinical trials. WHO is helping to accelerate research and development efforts with a range or partners.

  5. Does the new coronavirus affect older people, or are younger people also susceptible?

    People of all ages can be infected by the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Older people, and people with pre-existing medical conditions (such as asthma, diabetes, heart disease) appear to be more vulnerable to becoming severely ill with the virus. WHO advises people of all ages to take steps to protect themselves from the virus, for example by following good hand hygiene and good respiratory hygiene.

  6. Can pets at home spread the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV)?

    At present, there is no evidence that companion animals/pets such as dogs or cats can be infected with the new coronavirus. However, it is always a good idea to wash your hands with soap and water after contact with pets. This protects you against various common bacteria such as E.coli and Salmonella that can pass between pets and humans.

  7. Global Handwashing Day "Alaways wash your hands" poster

    This poster, designed for children, shows the key times for handwashing and demonstrates how to properly wash hands.

  8. Wash your hands!

    Handwashing: Clean Hands Save Lives.

  9. Zika virus. What is Zika?

    Zika is a virus spread to humans by Aedes mosquitoes - the same mosquitoes that spread dengue, chikungunya and yellow fever. It usually causes mild illness.

  10. Protect others from getting sick

    Basic protective measures against the new coronavirus.

  11. Wash your hands

    Basic protective measures against the new coronavirus.

  12. Protect yourself and others from getting sick. Wash uour hands

    Protect yourself and others from getting sick. Wash uour hands

  13. 25 years after Cairo: accelerating Africa's promise; fast-tracking progress in achieving good sexual reproductive health and rights outcomes and achievement of Sustainable Development Goals

    This issue of the African Development Perspectives addresses sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) in Africa, with the backdrop of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Programme of Action (PoA), signed by 179 governments twenty-five years ago, in 1994, in Cairo, Egypt, and the Nairobi Summit in November 2019, where delegates will converge to reaffirm the commitments to accelerate the promises made at the 1994 Conference. …

  14. Sexuality education in life orientation: scripted lesson plans; Grade 12

    The core aim of Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) and the new structured lesson plans is to help learners build an understanding of concepts, content, values and attitudes around sexuality, sexual behaviour as well as leading safe and healthy lives. The educator’s guide is intended to assist educators with the provision of content, effective teaching methods and tools for measuring what learners have absorbed. …

  15. Sexuality education in life orientation: scripted lesson plans; Grade 11

    The core aim of Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) and the new structured lesson plans is to help learners build an understanding of concepts, content, values and attitudes around sexuality, sexual behaviour as well as leading safe and healthy lives. The educator’s guide is intended to assist educators with the provision of content, effective teaching methods and tools for measuring what learners have absorbed. …

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