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Tools and Resources to Fight the Spread of Zika

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The Zika Communication Network will remain online and accessible after September 2019. However, the site will be static and not maintained. To ensure all partner resources are available on the ZCN after September, upload all new resources and inform K4Health of any resources modifications by June 7th. Please:

  1. Search the resources currently on the site. Use the dropdown menus to search by country, source, language, resource type, etc. Download a spreadsheet of all of the resources identified by selecting “Export as CSV”.

  2. If an existing resource needs to be modified or removed: Type the modifications into the spreadsheet next to the corresponding resource and email the spreadsheet with your notes to K4Health at: [email protected].

  3. If a new resource needs to be added: Go to “Upload Resource” and follow the prompts to upload the resource by June 7th. * If you are currently working on a resource that will not be available for publication before June 7th, please inform K4Health.


You can start your search here or look at select materials for specific audiences below.


Featured Zika Resources & Tools For



Community Engagement

Empowering communities to tackle the Zika epidemic with best-practice communication tools and resources.

Health Care Worker Training

Providing high-quality training resources to integrate Zika prevention messages in counseling and diagnose and treat negative pregnancy outcomes associated with it.


Sharing best-practice communication tools and resources in a coordinated global response to curb the spread of Zika. 

Mosquito Transmission

Using personal protection and community-level mosquito control measures to prevent Zika.

Sexual Transmission

Accessing comprehensive sexual and reproductive health information and services can reduce the risk of Zika-related birth defects.

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Learning from Zika: Lessons for future public health emergencies

Lyndsey Mitchum
21 May 2019

USAID and the Knowledge for Health (K4Health) Project invite you to “Learning from Zika: Lessons for future public health emergencies” in Washington DC on June 11, 2019.

Taking Aim at Zika (and Other Mosquito-Borne Illnesses)

16 May 2019

This piece was originally published by the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs.