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Dossier COVID-19

Given the diversity of conflicting information and the desire for clarification, in order to contribute to good practices of communicators and professionals, the Trauma Centre gatherer here some publications on scientific characters, opinion pieces and relevant websites:


Are you experiencing compassionate fatigue?

Article published on the American Psychological Association´s website (2020.JUN.11).

My Hero is You, Storybook for Children on COVID-19
by the Inter-Agency Standing Committee Reference Group on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings (IASC MHPSS RG) (2020.MAR.31).

COVID19 Guide (PDF)
Informative guide from the NGO Doctors of the World (2020.MAR.16).

Social stigma associated with COVID-19 – A guide to preventing and addressing social stigma (PDF)
Guide from WHO published at EPI.WIN (2020.FEB.24).

Interrupting transmission of COVID-19: lessons from containment efforts in Singapore
Article by Vernon J. Lee et. al., in Journal of Travel Medicine (2020.MAR.13).

Clinical characteristics of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in China
Article by Wei-jie Guan et. al., in New England Journal of Medicine. First scientific article analyzing the virus that we have knowledge (2020.FEB.28).

Addressing mental health and psychosocial aspects of covid-19 outbreak (PDF)
Informative notes from IASC (2020.FEV).

Immediate psychological responses and associated factors during the initial stage of the 2019 coronavirus disease (covid-19) epidemic among the general population in china
Article by Cuiyan Wang et. al., in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, about the psychological impacts during the epidemic on China (2020.MAR.06).

How to smile in times of social isolation? (to studants) (to adults) (PDF)
Manual, a initiative from BRAIN 4.0.



Using torture survival skills to cope during a pandemic
to Médecins Sans Frontières (2020.MAR.05)

Yuval Noah Harari: the world after coronavirus
to Financial Times (2020.MAR.20).

As Pandemias: nós e os outros
by Alexandre Quintanilha to Expresso (2020.MAR.23).

Coronavirus: The Hammer and the Dance
Article by Tomas Pueyo to the blog Tomas Pueyo (2020.MAR.19).

Coronavírus e o estigma social
by Susana Gouveia to Trauma Centre (2020.MAR.05).

O medo é um vírus e a informação é a vacina
by Jorge Almeida Fernandes to Público (2020.FEV.29).

For the World’s Refugees, the Coronavirus Just Changed Everything
by Glen Pearson to the National Newswatch (2020.MAR.03).

As Coronavirus Spreads, Experts Warn Refugees Are Particularly Vulnerable
by Bryan Bowman to The Globe Post (2020.FEV.28).


About COVID-19 by Direção Geral de Saúde (PT)

News from WHO about COVID-19

ESTSS Statement on COVID19

Last updates from WHO about COVID-19

Email Campaign Archive fom WHO

Note from the Deontological Council on news coverage of the coronavirus pandemic (PT)