IASC: Mental Health & Psychosocial Aspects of COVID-19
The "Briefing note on addressing mental health and psychosocial aspects of COVID-19 Outbreak- Version 1.0" summarizes key mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) considerations in relation to the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The brief was last updated February 2020.
How SAFOD and the entire disability movement could utilize this resource in Southern Africa?
- SAFOD, affiliates and partners could use the resource as a key reference material when engaging SADC, Governments and other stakeholders on best ways to mainstream disability within their COVID-19 regional, national and community response plans / strategies / programs.
- SAFOD could adapt most of the recommendations into its own advocacy materials on COVID-19.
Other observations and recommendations
Ensure that the resource is re-packaged in accessible formats, including Braille, audio books/text, large prints, etc.