Children’s storybook to help children cope with COVID-19

To celebrate the launch of “My Hero is You, How kids can fight COVID-19!”, well-known artist, Howard Donald, gives the first public reading in support of the #ReadTheWorld initiative of WHO, UNICEF And the International Publishers Association. This beautifully-illustrated storybook, aimed at 6-11 year-olds, explains how children can protect themselves, their families and friends from … Read more Children’s storybook to help children cope with COVID-19

COVID-19: Growing concerns over medical workers’ mental health

There are growing concerns that the coronavirus pandemic is putting the long-term mental health of front line medical workers at risk. Some North American doctors say they do not see a way they can come out of the crisis the same person. As coronavirus cases near their projected peak in North America, front line healthcare … Read more COVID-19: Growing concerns over medical workers’ mental health

Managing your mental health through lockdown | nzherald.co.nz

The coronavirus pandemic and New Zealand’s lockdown has created real anxiety across the country. Kiwis are dealing not only the fear of the virus, with the daily toll of new cases and terrible news from around the globe, but the economic effects of the lockdown – loss of income, financial insecurity and the collapse of … Read more Managing your mental health through lockdown | nzherald.co.nz

Nurses and midwives from around the world tell us what it’s like to fight COVID-19

On World Health Day, nurses and midwives from around the world tell us what it’s like to fight COVID-19 7 April 2020 is the day to celebrate the work of nurses and midwives and remind world leaders of the critical role they play in keeping the world healthy. Nurses and other health workers are at … Read more Nurses and midwives from around the world tell us what it’s like to fight COVID-19

UN chief on World Health Day 2020

Video message by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on World Health Day 2020 (7 April) My message today is to our health care workers — the nurses, midwives, technicians, paramedics, pharmacists, doctors, drivers, cleaners, administrators and many others — who work, day and night to keep us safe. Today, we are more deeply grateful than … Read more UN chief on World Health Day 2020

Coronavirus: how frontline NHS medics are coping | FT

An emergency doctor, a general practitioner and a mental health nurse reflect on the challenges they are facing in their daily work and outline how public support is sustaining their morale and combating the spread of the disease. See if you get the FT for free as a student (http://ft.com/schoolsarefree) or start a £1 trial: … Read more Coronavirus: how frontline NHS medics are coping | FT

Fear May Kill | Psychiatrist on COVID-19 pandemic | SophieCo. Visionaries

The COVID-19 pandemic is humanity’s biggest test in decades, and for every individual’s mental health too. We look at fear – one of our most basic emotions, that’s currently ruling many lives – together with Jacek Debiec, psychiatrist and neuroscientist at the University of Michigan. Follow: https://twitter.com/SophieCo_RT Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sophieco.visionaries/ Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/rttv/sets/sophieco-visionaries Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 … Read more Fear May Kill | Psychiatrist on COVID-19 pandemic | SophieCo. Visionaries

HK’s special needs children face challenges from online learning

Making the switch to online learning while schools are closed because of the #coronavirus outbreak is hard for most students. It poses a particular challenge to the more than 57,000 students with special educational needs (SEN) and their parents in #HongKong. Wong Hoi-man, a mother of two SEN children, says she is worried about her … Read more HK’s special needs children face challenges from online learning

Bryony Gordon’s Mad World: Katy and Natalie

Subscribe to Mad World for free: https://www.playpodca.st/madworld Infection prevention nurse Natalie Mounter and mental health nurse Katy Lowe know what it’s like to face a pandemic. In the first episode of this brand new mini-series of Mad World, they tell Bryony Gordon how working in Sierra Leone during the 2014 Ebola outbreak taught them the … Read more Bryony Gordon’s Mad World: Katy and Natalie

Daily Run During COVID Lockdown | #PollyBites

Daily exercise is vital for your physical and mental health during the #COVID19 lockdown. Polly Boiko shows you how it’s done! Follow Polly Boiko for more: Insta: @polly_boiko_official Twitter: @polly_boiko Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com … Read more Daily Run During COVID Lockdown | #PollyBites