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Action Tools

1 - Community-based surveillance
2 - Community mapping
3 - Communicating with the community
4 - Referral to health facilities
5 - Volunteer protection and safety
6 - Using personal protection equipment (PPE) for highly infectious diseases
7 - Assessment of dehydration
8 - Community oral rehydration points
9 - Preparing an oral rehydration solution (ORS)
10 - Giving oral rehydration solution (ORS)
11 - Zinc supplementation
12 - Managing fever
13 - Breastfeeding
14 - Infant and young child feeding in emergencies
15 - Measuring acute malnutrition in emergencies
16 - Measuring the height and weight of children
17 - Measuring mid upper arm circumference (MUAC)
18 - Measuring oedema (water retention) in children
19 - Psychosocial support (Psychological first aid (PFA))
20 - Isolating sick people
21 - Safe and dignified burials
22 - Vitamin A supplementation
23 - Chemoprophylaxis
24 - Routine vaccinations
25 - Mass vaccination campaigns
26 - Coughing etiquette
27 - Shelter and ventilation
28 - Social distancing
29 - Hygiene promotion
30 - Clean, safe household water
31 - Good food hygiene
32 - Sanitation
33 - Building and maintaining latrines
34 - Handwashing with soap
35 - Handwashing in a highly infectious epidemic
36 - Vector control
37 - Mosquito nets
38 - Waste disposal and clean-up campaigns
39 - Preparing and using disinfectants
40 - Building an incinerator for medical waste
41 - Handling and slaughtering animals
42 - Promoting safe sex
43 - Social mobilization and behaviour change
44 - Sneezing etiquette
45 - Spitting etiquette