RESOURCES BY CONTINENT

The global resources below are limited to those that we have identified to date as credible and informative. You will see the list grow in the upcoming weeks. If you have a resource that you believe would qualify as a credible resource within a selected geography, please submit to us.(Click here:Contact Us)

WORLD WIDE

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO): The WHO is a leading global organization focused on improving health and health care around the globe. Its site contains specific COVID-19 guidance relevant to broad populations across the globe.

INTERNATIONAL SOS: International SOS makes it easier for organizations to work and grow on an international scale by preparing employees for travel and supporting them while they are in unfamiliar and remote locations. The page dedicated to COVID-19 focuses on how organizations can keep their employees healthy and safe in the midst of the worldwide virus "outbreak".

AFRICA

AFRICA CENTRES FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (AFRICA CDC): The Africa CDC supports all African countries to improve surveillance, emergency response, and prevention of infectious diseases. The home page of the site provides links to current news stories regarding "COVID-19".

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION AFRICA (WHO AFRICA): The WHO Regional Office for Africa serves the WHO African Region, which comprises 47 member states, with the regional office in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo. It offers news, travel advice, myth busters, and a Q&A on its page devoted to "COVID-19".

NIGERIA CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL (NCDC): The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control is the country’s national public health institute, with the mandate to lead the preparedness, detection, and response to infectious disease outbreaks and public health emergencies. The site provides a daily situation report on "COVID-19".

REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH: The department improves health through the prevention of illnesses and the promotion of healthy "lifestyles" and improves the health care delivery system for all South Africans. The page devoted to COVID-19 has a short paragraph about the virus with a handful of links to situation reports, travel advice, infographics, FAQs, and much more.

WESTERN CAPE GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH: The Western Cape government creates laws for and provides services to the people of the Western Cape. The Department of Health has created a page devoted to COVID-19 that contains news, videos, tips, and a hotline.

SOUTH AFRICAN GOVERNMENT: The South African government has set up a hotline to share information and also has resources available in its "newsroom".

ASIA

ASIA SOCIETY: The Asia Society is the leading educational organization dedicated to promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships among people, leaders, and institutions of Asia and the United States in a global context. Visit this site for the latest news on COVID-19, including a list of Twitter accounts to follow for the latest updates.

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION SOUTH-EAST ASIA (WHO SOUTH-EAST ASIA): One of the six WHO Regions, WHO South-East Asia is home to over a quarter of the world’s population. WHO works with the 11 member states to address persisting and emerging epidemiological and demographic challenges. The site page devoted to COVID-19 contains the latest news, travel advice, maps, and tips for protecting yourself from the virus.

NATIONAL HEALTH COMMISSION OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA (NHC): The NHC formulates and implements health policies in Mainland China. It also implements plans of disease prevention and control and intervenes on public health issues that seriously endanger people’s health. Visit this site for further developments and daily briefings on COVID-19 novel cases in China.

CHINESE CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CHINA CDC): China CDC is a governmental and national-level technical organization specializing in disease control and prevention and public health. Visit this site for the latest testing guidelines, diagnosis and treatment, and "questions" on protection from "COVID-19".

STATE OF ISRAEL MINISTRY OF HEALTH: The Ministry of Health bears national responsibility for ensuring the health of the population of Israel. This page includes information about travel, restrictions, guidelines, general statement of illness, and updated information (COVID-19 online map) regarding the whereabouts of confirmed patients.

MINISTRY OF HEALTH OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION: The Ministry is the federal executive body responsible for drafting and implementing government policy.

AUSTRALIA

AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH: The department develops and delivers policies and programs and advises the Australian government on health, aged care, and sport to ensure better health for all Australians. The page devoted to COVID-19 contains links to a number of resources, including current status, things to know, what to do if you are at risk, and a hotline.

AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY (ACT) GOVERNMENT: The ACT Health Directorate (ACT Health) aims to deliver the best possible healthcare and health-related services in Australia. What you need to know about COVID-19, what to do if you think you have it, advice for schools, universities and daycare centers, what it means to self-isolate, and a list of FAQs are a few of the topics covered on the page devoted to "COVID-19".

SMARTRAVELLER: Smartraveller is provided by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to help Australians travel overseas safely, reduce their risks, and avoid problems. The site has a page devoted to information about COVID-19, including what the virus is, how to avoid catching it, what to do before traveling, and how to travel safely.

NEW SOUTH WALES (NSW) GOVERNMENT: The New South Wales government has a page devoted to providing timely information and advice on COVID-19 for communities and businesses in New South Wales. The page includes critical information and tips for individuals, schools, businesses, and health professionals.

EUROPE

EUROPEAN CENTRE FOR DISEASE PREVENTION AND CONTROL (ECDC): ECDC is an agency aimed at strengthening Europe’s defenses against infectious diseases. Its page devoted to COVID-19 includes the latest news, situation updates, and an interactive map with case count across the country and around the world.

EUROPEAN COMMISSION: The European Commission supports member states in addressing the crisis and providing recommendations on a common course of action. The portion of the site dedicated to COVID-19 provides news and updates regarding the virus.

EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY SOCIETY (ERS): The European Respiratory Society (ERS) is an international organization that brings together physicians, healthcare professionals, scientists and other experts working in respiratory medicine to promote lung health in order to alleviate suffering from disease and drive standards for respiratory medicine globally. The portion of the site dedicated to COVID-19 provides news and updates regarding the virus.

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION EUROPE (WHO/EUROPE): WHO is the authority responsible for public health within the United Nations system. The WHO Regional Office for Europe (WHO/Europe) is one of WHO’s six regional offices around the world. The latest news, how to protect yourself, how to wear a mask, and interactive maps showing cases in the European Region and around the world are part of its page devoted to COVID-19.

GERMANY FEDERAL MINISTRY OF HEALTH: The Federal Ministry of Health focuses predominantly on the drafting of bills, ordinances and administrative regulations. The site provides daily updates and FAQs on COVID-19.

TURKEY MINISTRY OF HEALTH: This site provides education (including video) specific to COVID-19, including symptoms, how it’s transmitted, how it’s diagnosed, and ways to protect yourself.

NORTH AMERICA

PUBLIC HEALTH AGENCY OF CANADA:The Public Health Agency of Canada was created to deliver on the Government of Canada’s commitment to help protect the health and safety of all Canadians. The agency has developed a page on its site that contains a wealth of information, a Q&A section, and Canada’s response to COVID-19.

INFECTION PREVENTION & CONTROL CANADA (IPAC CANADA): IPAC Canada is a multidisciplinary professional organization for those engaged in the prevention and control of infections. A table showing worldwide incidents of COVID-19 and quick links that include a webinar on the topic are part of their page devoted to the virus.

GOVERNMENT OF ONTARIO: The Government of Ontario has created a page on its site where you can learn about how the Ministry of Health is preparing for COVID-19 in Ontario. Find out how to protect yourself, what to do if you’re sick after you travel, and how to recognize possible symptoms.

THE BRITISH COLUMBIA CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL (BCCDC): The BCCDC provides health promotion and prevention services, analytical and policy support to government and health authorities, and diagnostic and treatment services to reduce communicable and chronic disease, preventable injury and environmental health risks. The site offers the latest COVID-19 information for the public, patients, and health professionals.

MEXICO’S NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH MINISTRY (INSTITUTO NACIONAL DE SALUD PUBLICA): INSP has become one of the largest public health institutions in the developing world and is the leader for improving health in Mexico. INSP reports the latest epidemiology warnings with cases of respiratory infection associated with COVID-19. (Spanish).

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL & PREVENTION (CDC): The CDC is the leading national public health institute and a federal agency in the United States. The COVID-19 microsite within CDC’s overall website provides information such as what you should know and situation updates, among other content.

JOHNS HOPKINS CORONAVIRUS RESEARCH CENTER: Johns Hopkins is a leading educational institution in the United States. It has developed a global map that provides timely reporting on the current status of confirmed infected, recovered, and deaths related to COVID-19.

USA.GOV: Creates and organizes timely, needed government information and services and makes them accessible anytime, anywhere, via your channel of choice. How to protect yourself, worldwide travel advisories, and news on what the federal government and individual states are doing about the COVID-19 outbreak are included on its site. This site provides education (including video) specific to COVID-19, including symptoms, how it’s transmitted, how it’s diagnosed, and ways to protect yourself.

MAYO CLINIC: The Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit organization committed to clinical practice, education, and research, providing expert, whole-person care to everyone who needs healing. Its page devoted to COVID-19 includes lists of symptoms, risk factors, and causes, and tips for prevention.

THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE: The U.S. Department of State leads America’s foreign policy through diplomacy, advocacy, and assistance by advancing the interests of the American people, their safety, and economic prosperity. Its pages devoted to COVID-19 include what the government is doing, what the Department of State is doing, travel advisories, and international aid.

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