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Human rights related to COVID-19

07 May 2020

Human rights related to COVID-19

From various parts of the world, human rights violations including censorship, discrimination, arbitrary detention, xenophobia during coronavirus outbreak were reported. 

The World Health Organization's statement about the stay-at-home measures in order to slow down the pandemic is that they must not be done at the expense of human rights related to COVID-19.

 

Stigmatization

 

There have been reports found that include experience in social stigma after recovering from the COVID-19. In fact, not only the general public who recovered from the disease have reported this stigma but also some social health workers that were caring for the Corona positive patients have reported mental health difficulties. It is due to the fear of being stigmatized by their family and community.

 

Are there any human rights during this pandemic coronavirus situation?

 

In India, as per the sources, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has been urging police forces to act with restraining while maintaining law and order during the coronavirus lockdown.

The lockdown situation due to the Corona outbreak has created the worst situations ever. Millions of people are struggling to search for food and water, in fact, they have no income source left during the Corona pandemic. 

Therefore, it seems like, for such people state machinery has become a larger threat than the COVID-19 disease. 

Human Rights bodies are asking the government to replace brute measures with people-friendly measures in battling the pandemic.

 

Protect the rights

 

Adequate shelter, food, water, and sanitation are the rights of those who are under quarantine. These rights should be respected and protected because these are the basic needs of human beings.

 

Its everybody's right to have access to food and medical care. During this critical time, the government must ensure that the poor and marginalized are not mistreated or stigmatized. Human Rights must not be violated during the outbreak.


Read more: Medical tablets online and other social services during the Corona Outbreak
 

Some laws have been also passed during the lockdown for the protection of medical workers that previously facing violations while on duty.

 

Food Facilities

 

During this critical time of the Corona outbreak, Canwinn foundation and its team have been providing raw food or cooked food for the needy people. It has been proving to be a great help as many people who are stuck in the City are even struggling to get food. If you are facing these issues as well, you can contact the Canwinn's helpline number. The aim of this program is to fulfill the basic needs of all the helpless people.

 

We hope, our helping hand will awake your strength and courage to stand strong and fight against this Coronavirus and lockdown situation.

 

There are many other services available for your help. To do more inquiry about anything related to health and our services please contact Canwinn Foundation.

 

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Important Contact details:

Now you can Whats App on MYGOV CORONA HELPDESK +91-9013151515 for any queries related to Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19. Your queries will be resolved in real-time with automated responses.

 

Helpline Number Toll-free: 1075

+91-11-23978046

 

Helpline Email ID: ncov2019[at]gov[dot]in OR

ncov2019[at]Gmail[dot]com

 

Website:

https://www.mohfw.gov[dot]in/

 

Check when you should get tested �

https://www.mohfw.gov.in/FINAL_14_03_2020_ENg.pdf

 

Quarantine if advised

https://www.mohfw.gov.in/Guidelinesforhomequarantine.pdf

 

Please maintain social distance to help yourself and your family stay safe.

 

Find below the List of districts reporting COVID-19 cases �

https://www.mohfw.gov.in/pdf/DistrictWiseList324.pdf

 

Isolation of persons traveling from affected countries or places for at least 14 days

https://www.mohfw.gov.in/AdditionalTravelAdvisory1homeisolation.pdf

 

Please watch the videos by Director, AIIMS - Delhi to learn and clear your doubts on Coronavirus �

 

https://youtu.be/JXobDg2Fpn4

https://youtu.be/E8-UoeWewFI

https://youtu.be/5wCZdcAsvE8

https://youtu.be/mYyNQZ6IdRk

https://youtu.be/08ryxbcT3-o

 

Coronavirus infection can be prevented through the following means �

 

✔ Clean hand with soap and water or alcohol-based hand rub 

https://youtu.be/EJbjyo2xa2o

 

✔ Cover nose and mouth when coughing & sneezing with a tissue or flexed elbow

https://youtu.be/f2b_hgncFi4

 

✔ Avoid close contact & maintain 1-meter distance with anyone who is coughing or sneezing

https://youtu.be/mYyNQZ6IdRk

 

For further details, contact Canwinn Foundation!

 

Call: +919654000098

Whatsapp: +919990597541

Email: canwinn07@gmail.com

Join@canwinn.org

 

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