H2P What Interventions Are Available?

H2P What Interventions Are Available?

What Interventions are Available?

NON-PHARMACEUTICAL INTERVENTIONS

Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions (NPI) will be the principal control measures for slowing the spread of pandemic influenza outbreaks since vaccines and antiviral medicines will be unavailable or in very limited supply.

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NON-PHARMACEUTICAL INTERVENTIONS

HAND WASHING

RESPIRATORY ETIQUETTE

ISOLATION AND HOME CARE OF THE SICK

SOCIAL DISTANCING

Preventing the spread of infection through rigorous and routine hand washing at all phases of a pandemic.

Preventing the spread of infection by covering the mouth and nose with a tissue or the crook of the elbow when coughing or sneezing, and refraining from spitting.

Preventing the spread of infection by selecting one person to take care of the sick people in the family.

Family members should create a separate space for sick family members when they have flu symptoms, or at least keep them at least 2 meters away from others.

Preventing the spread of infection by avoiding or limiting big public gatherings, events and travel; and ensuring mandatory workplace and school closures when there are local outbreaks of the virus.

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