A child testing positive for Covid-19 is a scary thought, but it is a possibility that families should be prepared for. “I Can Recover At Home!” is a free e-book and comic resource that has easy to understand resources to better handle the home recovery process.
“I Can Recover At Home!” Comic E-Book
“I Can Recover At Home!” is a 37-page e-book written to provide young children with a reassuring peek into the journey of recovering from COVID at home. It is also meant as a handy guide for parents and caregivers caring for their COVID-positive kids
The book is written by children’s author Emily Lim-Leh and illustrated by Josef Lee. Readers will follow a child’s journey of recovery, including the 10 days of isolation, as well as the scenario of a child who had to complete their recovery journey in the hospital. The book has various useful information, tips and website links.
The e-book is designed to act as a supporting resource for the team of doctors providing free telemedicine care for children with COVID, in support of the Ministry of Health’s Home Recovery Programme.
The medical input is from Dr Darryl Lim, one of the 48 paediatricians who stepped forward to provide telemedicine support for children under the Home Recovery Programme and the paediatric team.
The importance of Telemedicine support
According to Health Minister Ong Ye Kung who shared this resource on his Facebook, Telemedicine support during the Home Recovery Program has been vital. Doctors manage an average of 100 to 200 paediatric cases daily.
“With the right resources and information, we can further demystify COVID-19 and its recovery process.”, shared Mr Ong Ye Kung.