Covid 19 Timeline of WHO

Covid 19 Timeline of WHO

Learning Objectives

  • Be able to educate students about the importance of operationalizing the SPRP for the COVID-19 outbreak using the Operational Planning Guidelines.
  • Be able to describe the 8 major pillars of public health preparedness and response and initial actions to be taken by the UN country teams about the pandemic.
  • Be able to access the full set of actions, performance indicators and resources needed to conduct the preparedness level assessment using the COVID-19 Partners Platform for country preparedness and response plans.
  • Understand the principles of proper environmental cleaning and disinfection and ensure appropriate protocol are used to reduce exposure to SARSCoV2.

Module 1: ( 8Hrs )

Emerging of COVID 19

  • History of COVID 19
  • symptoms of COVID-19
  • Spreading of COVID-19
  • Self-Isolation
  • Children or adolescents catch COVID19
  • Proper wearing of medical maskpurpose of mask uses- risk of exposure- Community masking (WHO guidelines)

Module 2: (6 Hrs.)

Infection Prevention and Control (IPC)

  • Preparedness and readiness of health care
  • Basic requirement for outbreak preparedness and a critical element of readiness
  • IPC goals in outbreak preparedness.

Module 3: (2 Hrs.)

Emerging of Corona Virus

  • Incubation period- Modes of transmission
  • Doplet- contact Connection between COVID-19 and animals
  • Surviving of virus on surfaces.

Module 4: (12 Hrs.)

Personal protective Equipment

  • Measures to optimize the availability of masks (WHO recommendations)
  • Administrative controls by WHO- Five moments of hand hygiene by WHO
  • How to Hand rub
  • How to Hand wash
  • Respiratory hygiene important
  • Respiratory hygiene/ etiquette procedures
  • Risk assessment and standard precautions.

Module 5: (2 Hrs.)


  • WHO recommendations on Waste Management process
  • Transmission for severe respiratory infection
  • Airborne precautions
  • Home care


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