Vaccines

  • Considerations for optimizing deployment of AstraZeneca/AZD1222 and SII/Covishield vaccine in a time-limited constrained supply situation.
    English [pdf] French [pdf] | Portuguese [pdf]

Case management

  • Establishing COVID-19 triage stations at healthcare facilities: Key instructions and tips
    English [pdf] | French [pdf] | Portuguese [pdf]
  • Guidance document for a differentiated response to COVID-19 outbreak in urban and rural settings
    English [pdf] | French [pdf] | Portuguese [pdf]
  • Interim Guidance for Member States - On the Use of Pulse Oximetry in Monitoring Covid-19 Patients Under Home- Based Isolation and Care
    English [pdf] | French [pdf] | Portuguese [pdf]
  • Interim guidance note for Member States on detecting and reporting deaths at the community- level
    English [pdf] | French [pdf] | Portuguese [pdf]
  • Interim Guidance for Member States - On the Use of Pulse Oximetry in Monitoring Covid-19 Patients Under Home-Based Isolation and Care
    English [pdf]

Infection prevention and control

  • Certification and quality check of personal protective equipment (PPE) guidance to countries
    English [pdf] | French [pdf] | Portuguese [pdf]
  • Infection prevention and control for the safe management of a dead body in the context of COVID-19
    English [pdf] | French [pdf] | Portuguese [pdf]

Risk communication and community engagement

  • Safe ramadan practices in the context of the COVID-19
    English [pdf] | French [pdf] | Portuguese [pdf]
  • Guidance to reduce COVID-19 stigma on health workers and families
    English [pdf] | French [pdf] | Portuguese [pdf]
  • Prevention and Risk Communication
    English [pdf] | French [pdf] | Portuguese [pdf]
  • Risk communication and community engagement guidance for physical and social distancing
    English [pdf] | French [pdf] | Portuguese [pdf]
  • Addressing NCD risk factors in the context of COVID-19 on the COVID-19
    English [pdf] | French [pdf] | Portuguese [pdf]
  • Asymptomatic, Pre-symptomatic and Mild Signs and Symptoms of COVID-19
    English [pdf] | French [pdf] | Portuguese [pdf]

Laboratories

  • Technical guidance on laboratory operations for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) testing in the WHO African region
    English [pdf] | French [pdf] | Portuguese [pdf]

Essential Service continuity

  • Joint Interim Guidance on Continuity of Essential Health and Nutrition Services during the COVID-19 Pandemic
    English [pdf] | French [pdf] | Portuguese [pdf]
  • Interim strategic guidance to Member State governments on setting up and managing temporary COVID-19 treatment centers at subnational level
    English [pdf] | French [pdf] | Portuguese [pdf]

EMT

Surveillance

  • Variant surveillance guidance: Executive summary
    English [pdf]
  • Technical Guidance on contact tracing for COVID-19 in the World Health Organization (WHO) African region
    English [pdf] | French [pdf]

Coordination

  • Interim guidance for COVID-19 Resurgence in the WHO African Region
    English [pdf] | French [pdf] | Portuguese [pdf]

Standard Operating Procedures

  • Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the Movement of Essential Health and Humanitarian Supplies and Personnel in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Africa
    English [pdf] | French [pdf] | Portuguese [pdf]

Points of entry

  • Harmonized Sub-Regional Essential Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) services at Points of Entry and within-country IPC Interventions for Transnational Truck Drivers within East African Community
    English [pdf]
  • Harmonized strategy for point of entries surveillance, laboratory testing, and transnational response to COVID-19 for Cross border truck drivers
    English [pdf] | French [pdf] | Portuguese [pdf]
  • Harmonised subregional Essential IPC services at PoE and within country IPC Interventions for truck drivers
    English [pdf] | French [pdf] | Portuguese [pdf]
  • Framework on COVID-19 Information Sharing-Within East and Southern Africa (ESA)
    English [pdf] | French [pdf] | Portuguese [pdf]
  • Cross-border management of COVID-19 outbreak in East & Southern Africa
    English [pdf] | French [pdf] | Portuguese [pdf]

COVID-19 Q&As

Others

Elections

  • Key public health considerations/Recommendations for Countries conducting elections in the context of COVID-19
    English [pdf] | French [pdf] | Portuguese [pdf]