Covid-19: useful information

Can refugees and asylum-seekers be vaccinated in Algeria?

If you are a refugee or asylum seeker in Algeria, you are entitled to be vaccinated in public health centers. Access to the COVID-19 vaccine is free of charge in all health centers (polyclinics) and community centers (vaccinodromes). If you need help to access these centers, please contact Green Tea (hyperlink). Don’t forget, the best vaccine is the one that is available!

Remember that vaccination could be a requirement of resettlement countries.

WHO Health Alert brings COVID-19 facts via WhatsApp

WHO has launched a dedicated messaging services in Arabic, English, French, Hindi, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese with partners WhatsApp and Facebook to keep people safe from coronavirus. This easy-to-use messaging service has the potential to reach 2 billion people and enables WHO to get information directly into the hands of the people that need it.

The service can be accessed by a link that opens a conversation on WhatsApp. Users can simply type “hi”, “hola”, “नमस्ते”, “oi”, “salut”, “ciao” or “مرحبا” to activate the conversation, prompting a menu of options that can help answer their questions about COVID-19.

👉 Join WHO’s Health Alert on WhatsApp here.

WHO’s advice, technical guidance and research

👉 Access the official WHO page here.