An updated list of resources relevant to COVID-19 response and management in Karnataka. The page is NOT meant to be an emergency resource but only as an online repository of resources curated for use by public health professionals and others involved in supporting health systems in Karnataka, India.

Catalogue of COVID-19 support resources created by us (IPH) since March 2020 (first wave)

Resources for caregivers and patients

COVID-19 talks/resources/videos for/by academia

Gallery of important posters for dissemination (updated 2 May 2021)

  • Circular by Government of Karnataka on syndromic management of COVID-19 especially cases which may be RT-PCR Negative PDF
  • URGENT: Appeal for equipments from Government of Karnataka for deployment across Bangalore and rest of state
  • Compilation of ALL COVID-19 circulars from Government of Karnataka’s COVID-19 information portal
  • Repository of Kannada COVID health education material curated by Karnataka Fights Corona group LINK
See this and several other Kannada video material produced by Noora Health (see this link for full list of videos they have produced in Kannada)
Get to know how to help foresee worsening of COVID-19 through self-monitoring of timeline. Lovely video by Dr. Mathew Varghese, St. Stephen’s Hospital, New Delhi. Listen to him in Hindi or Kannada as well.

Useful #COVIDTwitter threads archive

https://twitter.com/hshewade/status/1387429534958428161?s=21
https://twitter.com/drsoumyadeepb/status/1386759006878781441?s=21
Thread on a meeting held between Solega Adivasi leaders of the district and others regarding improving vaccination coverage in the Solega people
A thread on the process that led to setting up of Chamarajanagar district’s first exclusive Adivasi facility for COVID-19 care in a Solega tribal settlement in Hanur taluk
Thread on our Gram Panchayat task force

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Teaching module on human resources for health by WHO

In November 2017, the WHO’s Alliance for Health Policy & Systems Research came out with a reader on human resources for health. This effort was lead by Asha George and colleagues at the University of Western Cape in South Africa along with Kerry Scott and Veloshnee Govender. As editors, they brought several people together (including myself) to work on seven chapters that summarised current health policy and systems evidence base on what we called as a software components of human resources for health.

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