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What We Do Against Corona Worldwide

Johanniter International Assistance is adapting its current project activities to respond to the worldwide corona pandemic. The goal is to maintain regular relief activities as far as national restrictions and security conditions allow. In addition, the focus lies on prevention measures to protect people in the project countries from infections and COVID-19 disease. Here you will find all information at a glance.

Johanniter volunteers support measures against COVID-19 in Kosovo

Lorena Steinbach and Ragino Fagner
17 September 2020

A team of 15 medical experts led by the Robert Koch Institute is travelling to Kosovo today to assist in the fight against COVID-19. Three Johanniter volunteers will be part of the team.

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Johanniter Expands Relief for Lebanon

24 August 2020

Expert team supports emergency relief in Beirut and prevention measures against the spread of COVID-19.

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Uganda: Project Activities Restart with Preventive Corona Measures

In trainings, community-based helpers draw attention to the importance of hand washing against corona
29 May 2020

According to official figures, 281 people in Uganda tested positive for coronavirus by 28 May 2020. The Government has restricted movements on all districts on the border points.

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Afghanistan: Johanniter Survey Highlights Special Dangers for Women due to Corona Pandemic

Two health workers
27 May 2020

The Johanniter team and partner organisations in Afghanistan conducted a representative survey on COVID-19 among Afghan health workers. Every 13th infected person works in the health sector.

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Myanmar: Sources of Income Cut Off by Pandemic

A poster with information about the Corona Virus
15 May 2020

Our local partner organization Karen Department of Health and Welfare (KDHW) in Myanmar provides information about the corona virus and health policy developments in the settlement of Lay Kay Kaw New Town in Karen State.

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Mozambique: Hygiene material handed over to health authorities

Transfer of the aids to the health authority of the province of Manica
23 April 2020

On 18 April, the organisation Kubatsirana handed over important materials to the local health authority in the province of Manica to help fight the spread of coronavirus

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COVID-19 in crisis-ridden Afghanistan

A man measures the blood pressure of a woman, both wear a mouth-nose covering mask.
13 April 2020

More and more people around the world are being infected with the COVID-19 virus, and the number of those infected is also increasing in Afghanistan. The fragile health care system could hardly react to a nationwide outbreak.

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Corona Prevention in DR Congo: "People Are Sensitized by Ebola"

A man is washing his hands at a handwashing basin
07 April 2020

Louis Massing (48) is general practitioner and has been working for Johanniter International Assistance in North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo since 2016. As Head of Mission he currently organizes the activities together with his team in the areas of health and WASH.

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COVID-19: A Challenge for All of Us

Susanne Wesemann
24 March 2020

Statement by Susanne Wesemann, director of Johanniter International Assistance, on the coronavirus pandemic

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