Covid-19 update

COVID-19 Information Update

Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize announced recently that there were now 1,337 926 Covid-19 infections confirmed since the outbreak of the coronavirus in South Africa 10 months ago.

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Q&A on Mental Health: ‘Being confined can be risky for vulnerable families

Teresa Ngigi, a mental health expert for SOS Children’s Villages and an author in the field of childhood trauma, talks about the mental health impact of the corona crisis on children.

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Open Letter on Covid-19 Pandemic and Child Rights – Joining Forces Initiative

We recognize and respect that government leaders are taking unprecedented measures to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak, which poses a grave threat to the lives of many millions.

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How does COVID-19 affect children? A child psychologist weighs in.

Elisabeth Kaspar, a clinical psychologist, works with children and adolescents at a hospital in Vienna, Austria.

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COVID-19: Protecting children and assisting families who need support

The rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus has led authorities to take necessary measures to ensure citizens’ health and safety.

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Parenting in a pandemic: tips for caregivers and parents

Anxious SOS parents from around the world have been seeking advice on how they can help children cope during the coronavirus pandemic.

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SOS Children’s Villages SA’s response to COVID-19

The alarming spread of the COVID-19 virus has led SOS Children’s Villages South Africa to take steps to ensure the health and safety of all children and young people in our 11 programmes across the country as well as our staff.

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Q&A: COVID-19 AND PROTECTING CHILDREN

The alarming spread of the COVID-19 virus has led SOS Children’s Villages to take steps to ensure the health and safety of the nearly 70,000 children and young people in our Children’s Villages and youth programmes...

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