The coronavirus not only threatens our physical health, many of us need support to boost their mental, physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing.
Storybook helps young people to cope with Covid-19
The World Health Organisation (WHO) and dozens more humanitarian partners created a storybook to help children understand and come to terms with Covid-19.
Home delivered meals for the elderly
A Turkish municipality delivers cooked meals to the elderly twice a day.
Distilleries produce hand-sanitizer
During the outbreak of an infectious disease, more disinfectant is needed than usual. A temporary shortage of disinfectant occurred in many places during the current COVID-19 outbreak. Many health institutions worried that they would not
Virtual assistants answer citizens’ pressing questions related to Covid-19
The government of Panama developed two virtual assistants named Rosa and Paco. Both help citizens by answering questions about health and security matters during the coronavirus crisis.
A platform to collect information and to provide digital tools which support solidarity and mutual assistance
Neighborhood networks help citizens to resist those members of society who use this crisis to discipline, exclude, and make profit.
Telephone chain for people living alone
A telephone chain makes sure that people living alone have at least two small conversations daily.
Direct mailings to patients in hospitals
A digital service of a hospital allows sending physical greeting cards to patients.
science-backed practices that improve wellbeing during Covid-19
In response to the Covid-19 outbreak, the Greater Good Science Center provides science-backed practices, resources, and articles for more wellbeing, connection, and resilience.
Hugging a tree helps people in isolation
Iceland’s forestry service encourages citizens to hug trees for five minutes a day. This is in line with research that suggests hugging trees reduces peoples’ stress levels.
Free Corona Mood Barometer for businesses
Free mood barometer allows companies to keep an eye on their employees wellbeing during home office.
Car producer offers support to produce medical equipment
Scania sent production and logistics personnel to a medical technology company to help speed up its production and improve logistics.
Keep in “Touch” App for doctors to keep everybody safe
Taking care of your health and watching your vital parameters is one of the most important tasks during this current crisis. Especially for vulnerable social groups with pre-existing conditions or other risk factors, this can