In continuation of our Hand Wash Campaign as a measure response to combat the spread of COVID-19 pandemic, CHRDA today the 31st of March 2020 donated ten (10) Wash Points Buckets and hand detergents to the Tiko Council. The CHRDA team was received with gratitude by the First Deputy Mayor, Mr. Andrew Efite, who applauded CHRDA for its contributions to the Tiko municipality. Adding that they had not forgotten the sensitization campaign carried out by CHRDA during the Cholera outbreak in Tiko, the First Deputy mayor reiterates the readiness of the council to collaborate with CHRDA for the wellbeing of the population.
“It is time for us to rise together and combat the spread of COVID-19, it is a reality and those who are making fun of it should stop and join the fight to protect ourselves and our communities” the Executive Director for CHRDA, Mrs. Fokum Violet expresses with great satisfaction as we were warmly welcomed by the Tiko council staff
This campaign is to contribute in the fight against the spread of the pandemic which continues to take the lives of many around the world Cameroon inclusive. We encourage each and every one to join the fight against the spread of COVID-19 in their various means and communities thereby securing lives
Below are some of the preventive measures to combat the spread of COVID-19 and it is advisable to contact your health provider as soon as possible in case of a suspected case
1. Wash your hands frequently with water and soap
2. Maintain social distancing in public places (stay at least one meter away from another person)
3. Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth
Practice respiratory hygiene: This means covering your mouth and nose with your bent elbow or tissue when you cough or sneeze. Then dispose of the used tissue immediately.
4.safe and avoid crowded places
If you have fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical care early
5. Stay informed and follow the advice given by your healthcare provider.
In event of a suspected COVID-19 case in Cameroon, contact the following emergency numbers -1510/ 677899369/ 677894364/ 677897644 or 677900157
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