Covid-19 Response

Nalamdana launched immediately into response mode once the COVID-19 pandemic was declared a global emergency. Our primary focus has been educational videos that have been viewed tens of thousands of times across South India and occasionally broadcast on local television stations. (more information coming soon)

CORONAVIRUS PREVENTION – PART 1  Nalamdana explains Corona Virus prevention – Tamil (With English subtitle) (duration: 1:59 min ). Stopping the spread by covering your nose and mouth correctly when coughing and sneezing. If sick, use a face mask to avoid infecting others. Written & Directed by R. Jeevanandham

CORONAVIRUS PREVENTION – PART 2  Nalamdana explains Corona Virus prevention, with English Subtitles Stopping the spread by social distancing.(Tamil:3:8min) with English Subtitles Stopping the spread by social distancing Wash hands well with soap before touching face. Don’t forward misinformation. Written & Directed by R. Jeevanandham

CORONAVIRUS PREVENTION – PART 3  Continuing Prevention As the country gets ready to open businesses again, there will be many challenges. People will forget their newly learned behaviours and quickly start going back to old ones. Written & Directed by R. Jeevanandham

CORONAVIRUS PREVENTION – PART 4  Teaching each other prevention habits (social norms) Physical distancing may not always be possible when you have to take public transport like the bus, share auto, metro or MRTS. Our actions can harm or protect others. Written & Directed by R. Jeevanandham

CORONAVIRUS PREVENTION – PART 5 Covid Prevention, Stigma and Discrimination – Part- II Physical distancing may not always be possible when you have to take public transport like the bus, share auto, metro or local trains. It is important to be extra cautious when traveling or using public spaces. Written & Directed by R. Jeevanandham

CORONAVIRUS PREVENTION – PART 6  Teaching each other prevention habits (social norms) This video highlights on the casualty of the society during this Corona Pandemic. Creative Head R. Jeevanandham Illustration by Nishanthini Sampath

VACCINATION PART 1 Our time has come now! Everyone above 18 years should definitely take the vaccine. Vaccines do not cure or treat COVID-19. They help your body defend itself from COVID-19. Two vaccines have been approved for use in India. They are: Covaxin Developed by Bharat Biotech. Written & Directed by R. Jeevanandham

VACCINATION PART 2 – Everyone above 18 years should definitely take the vaccine. There are several vaccines now available that offer protection against COVID-19. Are vaccines safe and effective? Please consult with your Medical Doctor before your vaccination. Written & Directed by R. Jeevanandham

VACCINATION PART 3 –  This awareness video explains the “Importance of masking post vaccines”. Because we are protecting those who have not had vaccines, including children under 18. Written & Directed – R. Jeevanandham

VACCINATION PART 4 –This video deals with proper disposing of masks. The straps of the disposable masks should be cut before disposing. These masks sometimes make it into the oceans and the straps strangle the sea creatures. Also deals with benefits of completing two doses of vaccine. Written & Directed – R. Jeevanandham