Coronavirus Information

Coronavirus Information

Doctors of the World are really pleased to be able to share with you Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for patients in 35 languages, which were produced in partnership with the British Red Cross, Migrant Help and Clear Voice:

SEE BELOW for all language files to view in browser or download, The complete list: English, Albanian, Amharic, Arabic, Armenian, Bengali, Bulgarian, Czech, Dari, Estonian, Farsi, French, Gujarati, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Hungarian, Kurdish Sorani, Lithuanian, Malayalam, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Pashto, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Romanian, Sindhi, Slovak, Spanish, Somali, Tigrinya, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese.

The guidance is based on the government’s updated advice and health information. We really hope it will help to ensure this important guidance reaches migrant and asylum-seeking communities in the UK.

We would be happy if you could please share these with your patients, service users and your networks widely so that we reach out to all communities who would like this crucial information in their own language. You can also find them on our Google drive here.

UPDATE 23/3 – Our documents on NHS guidance on Covid-19 symptoms, how to self-isolate and how to contact the NHS produced on 16/03 are still up to date. On 23/03 the UK Government released additional guidance for the general population. We will update the translated resources as soon as possible.

Stay at home to stop coronavirus spreading

Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.

This includes people of all ages – even if you do not have any symptoms or other health conditions.

You can only leave your home:

  • to shop for basic essentials – only when you really need to
  • to do one form of exercise a day – such as a run, walk or cycle, alone or with other people you live with
  • for any medical need – for example, to visit a pharmacy or deliver essential supplies to a vulnerable person
  • to travel to and from work – but only where this is absolutely necessary

Read the different translations and documents here.

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