IWG Special Committee on COVID-19 Relief Efforts in SEAR


The IWG united to form a Special Committee for India’s COVID-19 Relief Efforts to support and respond to the crises in the South East Asia Region, currently focusing on the evolving crises in India and Nepal (and neighboring countries as we expand scope). This group aligns with two specific pillars of IWG’s 3-Pillar Structure: Knowledge Sharing and Advocacy.

The Committee has four main work streams: Infographic Series; Amplifying Local Fundraisers; Digital Mental Health Toolkit for Frontline Workers; and translation of COVID-19 awareness flyers in collaboration with Students Against COVID (SAC).

Many of the initiatives are done in collaboration with local and global partners in line with IWG’s mandates to leverage strategic partnerships and promote the vision of a world where health systems work for all.

[To learn more, select the icons below and explore each work stream]

Knowledge sharing through the use of informative infographics on a variety of topics relating to the COVID-19 crises in India and its neighboring states.
Collating and amplifying the reach of verified local organisations with fundraisers to support COVID-19 relief efforts.
A digital toolkit that offers a range of resources, information and guidance centered on mental health and well-being that can be used in times of crisis by frontline workers.

COVID-19 flyers that have been produced in collaboration with Students against COVID (SAC). Flyers contain information on COVID epidemiology, as well as prevention and treatment options. Information is available in over 30 languages.

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