Resources and Tools


Rural populations exposed to Ebola Virus Disease respond positively to localized case handling: Evidence from Sierra Leone

Drawing lessons from previous experiences on responses to epidemics and pandemics is critical for effectively containing the spread of COVID19. Follow this link for a brief insight into how international responders and local communities can be bridged during the Ebola crisis.

COVID-19: what science advisers must do now

As the spread of COVID19 rises in Ethiopia, the role of science advisors is even more critical in helping guide government responses for breaking the chains of transmission. Read more here to learn more about what science advisors must do to help contain the virus:

COVID-19 and the world of work: Impact and policy responses

COVID19 and responses to curtail its spread are having devastating economic impacts. This preliminary assessment by the International Labor Organization explores how COVID19 will impact employment and provides potential policy responses to mitigate the impacts. Follow the link to read the full briefing note:—dgreports/—dcomm/documents/briefingnote/wcms_738753.pdf

Spillover of COVID-19: impact on the Global Economy

How will COVID-19 and responses to the virus impact the global economy? This paper explores the spillover effects of the virus on the economy, and critically discusses the various policy responses taken by countries so far. Read here for more:

Getting your workplace ready for COVID-19

How can employers help reduce work place exposure to COVID-19? Read WHO’S recommendations on the steps employers can take to minimize the risk of workplace exposure to COVID-19 :


Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) Action Plan Guidance COVID-19 Preparedness and Response

Communication plays an indispensable role in curbing the spread of COVID19 and protecting communities. Follow the link for a guide on risk communication and community engagement during early response to COVID19:

Rapid implementation of mobile technology for real-time epidemiology of COVID-19

Leveraging context-relevant technology for COVID-19 responses is proving to be helpful as countries, including Ethiopia, struggle to contain the spread of the disease. The article explores the use of COVID Symptom Tracker for insights into the population dynamics of the disease:

Understanding the science of SARS-CoV-2


On this Series “The Science behind the Coronavirus”, Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong explains the virus that causes COVID-19, how the virus infects the human body, symptoms associated with an infection, and what each of us could do to control and prevent the spread of the virus. Click here to watch the Series.


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የኮቪድ 19 ሥርጭትን ለመከላከል፣ ለመቆጣጠርና የሚያስከትለውን ጉዳት ለመቀነስ  መንግስት ያወጣውን የአስቸኳይ ጊዜ አዋጅ   ለመመልከት ፒዲኤፉን ይክፈቱ!

 >COVID-19 workplace response protocol – Amharic

Proclamation Approving SoE Law – Amharic

SoE Proc 3-2012 against COVID-19 – English

SoE Regulation to counter Covid-19 – Amharic

State of Emergency Proc No 3-2012 Amharic