COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources


Collection of WHO technical guidance on COVID-19, updated based on new scientific findings as the epidemic evolves. 

The COVID-19 coronavirus South African resource portal provides information, guidance and resources from the South African government

Interim guidelines updated by the National Institute for Communicable Diseases based on what is currently known about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

COVID-19 and HIV Prevention

AVAC developed resources to help track how COVID-19 is impacting HIV prevention research: 

Stigma associated with COVID-19

Resources on how to avoid and manage social stigma, focusing on language, facts and stigma towards health staff.

This guide for preventing and addressing social stigma associated with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is intended to support governments, media and local organizations.

‘A guide to preventing and addressing social stigma’ from the WHO.

A guide on how to identify COVID-19 stigma and how to respond to it.

A guide on how communicators and public health officials can help counter stigma during the COVID-19 response

Illustrations, sparks and stories submitted by Voices of Youth contributors around the world to spread kindness and support each other.

For Health workers

WHO guidance for rights, roles and responsibilities of health workers, including key considerations for occupational safety and health during the COVID-19 outbreak. 

The Lancet has created a Coronavirus Resource Centre to assist health workers and researchers working under challenging conditions to bring this outbreak to a close.

Clinical management of suspected or confirmed COVID-19 disease communicated by the National Institute for Communicable Diseases

Frequently Asked Questions on COVID-19 

IAS FAQ on COVID-19 and HIV: What you need to know

WHO FAQ on COVID-19, HIV and antiretrovirals

WHO FAQ on the similarities and differences between COVID-19 and influenza

WHO FAQ on contraception/family planning and COVID-19

WHO FAQ on infection prevention and control for health care workers caring for patients with suspected or confirmed 2019-nCoV

FAQ on South Africa COVID-19 screening and testing campaign