The Language Factor

The Language Factor – Lessons from the DRC

The Language FactorThis resource provides lessons from previous Ebola outbreaks in the DRC on adapting to the language needs of communities and centers language as a key trust builder between communities and public health experts.

Source: The Language Factor – Lessons from the DRC

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Ebola Radio Spot – Infection Prevention and Control (2)

radioThis radio spot addresses the topic: “Why avoid direct contact during an Ebola outbreak?”, and is produced in 5 languages (French, Swahili, Kikongo, Lingala and Tshiluba).

Sources:

  • Audio File Infection Prevention and Control (2) – Swahili
  • Audio File Infection Prevention and Control (2) – Kikongo
  • Audio File Infection Prevention and Control (2) – Lingala
  • Audio File Infection Prevention and Control (2) – Tshiluba
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Ebola Radio Spot – Nutrition

radioThis radio spot addresses the topic: “Can a woman cured of Ebola still breastfeed her children?”, and is produced in 6 languages (French, Swahili, Kikongo, Lingala, Tshiluba and Kinande).

Sources:

  • Audio File Nutrition – Swahili
  • Audio File Nutrition- Kikongo
  • Audio File Nutrition- Lingala
  • Audio File Nutrition- Tshiluba
  • Audio File Nutrition- Kinande
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Ebola Radio Spot – Ports of Entry (2)

radioThis radio spot addresses the topic: “How are carriers involved in Ebola prevention?”, and is produced in 6 languages (French, Swahili, Kikongo, Lingala, Tshiluba and Kinande).

Sources:

  • Audio File Ports of Entry (2) Swahili
  • Audio File Ports of Entry (2) Kikongo
  • Audio File Ports of Entry (2)Lingala
  • Audio File Ports of Entry (2) Tshiluba
  • Audio File Ports of Entry (2) Kinande
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Ebola Radio Spot – Infection Prevention and Control (1)

radioThis radio spot addresses the topic: “Are decontamination products toxic to health?”, and is produced in 6 languages (French, Swahili, Kikongo, Lingala,  Tshiluba and Kinande).

Sources:

  • Audio File Infection Prevention and Control (1) – Swahili
  • Audio File Infection Prevention and Control (1) – Kikongo
  • Audio File Infection Prevention and Control (1) – Lingala
  • Audio File Infection Prevention and Control (1) – Tshiluba
  • Audio File Infection Prevention and Control (1) – Kinande
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Ebola Radio Spot – Medical Care (1)

radioThis radio spot addresses the topic: “Can an Ebola patient be cured?”, and is produced in 6 languages (French, Swahili, Kikongo, Lingala, Tshiluba and Kinande).

Sources:

  • Audio File Infection Medical Care (1) – Swahili
  • Audio File Infection Medical Care (1) – Kikongo
  • Audio File Infection Medical Care (1) – Lingala
  • Audio File Infection Medical Care (1) – Tshiluba
  • Audio File Infection Medical Care (1) – Kinande
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Ebola Radio Spot – Medical Care (2)

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This radio spot addresses the topic: “Why APAs should encourage patients to come to the Ebola Treatment Center”, and is produced in 6 languages (French, Swahili, Kikongo, Lingala, Tshiluba and Kinande).

Sources:

  • Audio File Infection Medical Care (2) – Swahili
  • Audio File Infection Medical Care (2) – Kikongo
  • Audio File Infection Medical Care (2) – Lingala
  • Audio File Infection Medical Care (2) – Tshiluba
  • Audio File Infection Medical Care (2) – Kinande
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Ebola Radio Spot – Survivors (1)

radioThis radio spot addresses the topic: “Can a man or woman recovered from Ebola continue their intimate life with their partner normally?”, and is produced in 6 languages (French, Swahili, Kikongo, Lingala, Tshiluba and Kinande).

Sources:

  • Audio File Survivors (1) Swahili
  • Audio File Survivors (1) Kikongo
  • Audio File Survivors (1) Lingala
  • Audio File Survivors (1) Tshiluba
  • Audio File Survivors (1) Kinande
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Ebola Radio Spot – Survivors (2)

radioThis radio spot addresses the topic: “What are the effects of Ebola virus on babies of pregnant women during and after recovery?”, and is produced in 6 languages (French, Swahili, Kikongo, Lingala, Tshiluba and Kinande).

Sources:

  • Audio File Survivors (2) Swahili
  • Audio File Survivors (2) Kikongo
  • Audio File Survivors (2) Lingala
  • Audio File Survivors (2) Tshiluba
  • Audio File Survivors (2) Kinande
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Ebola Radio Spot – Ports of Entry (1)

radioThis radio spot addresses the topic: “Do the preventive measures concern only the members of the Community?”, and is produced in 6 languages (French, Swahili, Kikongo, Lingala, Tshiluba and Kinande).

Sources:

  • Audio File Ports of Entry (1) Swahili
  • Audio File Ports of Entry (1) Kikongo
  • Audio File Ports of Entry (1) Kinande
  • Audio File Ports of Entry (1)Lingala
  • Audio File Ports of Entry (1) Tshiluba