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WHO Advice on Coronavirus


14 September - Daily overview of new information

13 September - Lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic – achieving resilience for the next health emergency


The World Health Organization

While we all take action at a personal and local level, COVID-19 is a global issue. The World Health Organization is providing advice for individuals, vulnerable groups and health professionals, as well as answering questions about Coronavirus and tackling some of the myths. 

WHO Europe website has information on Coronavirus in Europe.

WHO is also tracking the numbers of cases right across the world, with a country-by-country tracker which is updated on a daily basis. You can find out more at the WHO Coronavirus Situation Dashboard.

WHO is holding regular briefings, which can be viewed on the WHO facebook page

WHO has multimedia sources available on range of COVID-19 topics available here

Covid-19 Related Articles

BMJ - mitigating the wider health effects of the covid-19 pandemic response

Build Back Better after Covid-19 - Conceptual Framework

Eurofound - living, working and Covid-19

Gender equality and the Covid-19 outbreak

IASC Interim Guidance on Public Health and Social Measures for COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Operations 

Lancet  - Covid-19 Health Literacy is underestimated problem

Lancet - inequality and covid-19

Leave no one behind in Covid-19 prevention, response and recovery

Policy brief Gender Intersectionality  Covid19

NB The World Health Organization is a global body providing advice to all countries during the Covid-19 pandemic.  This is used to inform the development of advice in individual countries. The advice to be applied during the Covid-19 pandemic in Northern Ireland is that which is issued by the Northern Ireland Assembly.