“The fight against rumours and misinformation is a vital part of the battle against this virus.” – World Health Organisation’s Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
What is the Coronavirus (COVID-19)?
According to the World Health Organisation, “Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases. A novel coronavirus (nCoV [COVID-19]) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans.
How does it spread?
The disease can spread from person to person through small droplets from the nose or mouth, from sneezing or coughing. This means that the virus can spread from touching surfaces and then your nose or mouth as well as by breathing these droplets in.
Should I be worried about catching COVID-19?
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued the following information:
“Illness due to COVID-19 infection is generally mild, especially for children and young adults. However, it can cause serious illness: about 1 in every 5 people who catch it need hospital care”.
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Making a difference campaign | Living and Learning
Topic 2: Relationships
Topic 3: Connection
Topic 4: Establishing Priorities
Topic 5: Finding Purpose and Meaning
Topic 6: Motivation
Topic 7: Creating a lockdown time capsule
Topic 8: Preparing for the new normal
Topic 9: Slow Down
Topic 10: Dream
Topic 11: Why we should never stop learning
Topic 12: Technology
Topic 13: World day for workplace health and safety
Topic 14: Build a routine
Topic 15: Finding the silver lining
Topic 16: Finding meaning
Topic 17: Returning to work after the lockdown
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Making a difference campaign | psychosocial and managerial support
Adjusting to the lockdown
Topic 1: Understanding COVID-19
Topic 2: Launch of virtual tools and coping through the lockdown
Topic 3: Surviving working from home guided presentation
Topic 4: Managing your debt through difficult times
Topic 5: Focusing on hygiene
Hand washing video in English, Xhosa and Zulu
Prevention stickers / images – English
Prevention stickers / images – Xhosa
Prevention stickers / images – Zulu
Sanitiser desk drop: ideas for essential services still at work
Topic 6: Healthy teams | focusing on the whole person
Topic 7: Maintaining a connection during social distancing
Topic 8: Managing your finances when your income is affected
Topic 9:World Health Day | A thank you from our family to yours
Topic 10: Maintaining a healthy life for you and your family
Maintaining balance during the lockdown poster
Virtual learning and classroom rules poster
New ways of learning infographic
Stop child abuse poster
End domestic violence poster
Understanding abuse infographic
Topic 11: How to help teams transition to remote working – home life balance
Topic 12: Mental health and the Coronavirus
Topic 13: Making cents of the lockdown when faced with retrenchment
Topic 14: Appreciating your family
Topic 15: Different ways of working
During the lockdown we are able to reflect on the different ways of working, an opportunity to change your style and come up with new and better ways of working.
The 5 Days to Your Best Self course focuses on work-life harmony, habits, decluttering, planning your day and lastly strategies to build and maintain momentum.
Topic 16: Maintaining positivity and perspective in challenging times
Topic 17: How to manage your money and make smart choices
Topic 18: Getting Winter Ready
Bonus Topic: How to stay sane during the lockdown
Access webinars on advice on COVID-19 and how you can adapt your business during the 21 day lockdown:
- It’s good practice to always wash your hands after contact with animals.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Avoid touching your face with unwashed hands.
The documents and information on this site were based on information available in March and April 2020. COVID-19 is an evolving pandemic with future regulations and information that may affect the contents on this website.