The COVID-19 Communication Network is a reliable site for social and behavior change (SBC) professionals, and other responders in need, to access and share high quality communication materials, tools and resources from global partners to address the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic.


July 16, 2024

FAQ’s about Covid-19 and HPV and Immunization Schedule

BookletSBC Campaign

This is a handout created by Breakthrough Action Guyana with support from the Ministry of Health Guyana. It addresses common questions asked about Covid-19 and HPV along with an updated immunization schedule. The handout is part of the Sleeves Up! campaign.


SBC CampaignTV spotsVideo

This TV spot was produced by Breakthrough ACTION in collaboration with the Ministy of Health Guyana. It encourages everyone in the family to get vaccinated.

July 4, 2024

Building Trust and Empathy: Enabling Healthcare Workers to Prepare, Respond, and Recover from Emerging Pandemic Threats and Infectious Diseases Outbreaks

Reports and Studies

Breakthrough ACTION-Nigeria developed the “Building Trust and Empathy Around COVID-19: A Client-Centred Communication Approach” training curriculum aimed at promoting positive client-provider interactions that ensure healthcare workers have the tools and capacity to address vaccine hesitancy (among themselves and with their clients) and encourage COVID-19 prevention, testing, and vaccination as outlined in national guidelines and policies, and take care of themselves in high-stress situations such as the one COVID-19 presented.

This case study showcases the approach and key learnings from Ebonyi, FCT, and Oyo State.

June 17, 2024

Follow Who Know Road Film and Spots Focusing on Vaccinating Against COVID-19 and Routine Immunization for Children

TV spotsVideo

These are Follow Who Know Road short film and TV spots explain the importance of vaccinating against COVID-19 and routine immunization for children.

CCP Campaign Helps Increase COVID Vaccination Rates in Nigeria

Reports and Studies

Blog post on how an SBC campaign helped increase COVID-19 vaccination rates in Nigeria. Since CCP-led Breakthrough ACTION began a COVID-19 vaccination awareness campaign in Nigeria, vaccination rates have increased by 75 percent.

E Get Why TV Spots

SBC CampaignTV spotsVideo

“E Get Why” (There is a Reason) TV spots explain the importance of vaccinating against COVID-19 and taking preventive steps like washing your hands and testing when you are sick.

June 12, 2024


Reports and Studies

The re-emergence of Ebola made the response to COVID-19 more complex and required an integrated response. This is a report of knowledge, attitudes and practices with a focus on Ebola, […]

Three Waves of Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice Surveys About COVID-19 Vaccination in Côte d’Ivoire

Reports and Studies

These two waves of Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices (KAP) surveys were carried out in order to understand the factors linked to the intention to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

June 10, 2024

Win the Match Against Malaria


Breakthrough ACTION Côte d’Ivoire has designed a multimedia campaign to encourage the adoption of good behaviors to avoid malaria. This campaign, which saw the participation of international football star Didier Drogba, focused on the use of healthcare, LLIN etc.

June 4, 2024

Booster Shot endorsement


This video was created by the Ministry of Health-Guyana and features Desiree Edghill endorsing the COVID-19 booster shots. Click here. Name: Rehana Fareed Email Address: rfareed1@jh.edu

Poster comic addressing misinformation surrounding COVID-19 vaccines – impotency


This poster was created by MOH-Guyana and UNICEF to address misinformation surrounding COVID-19 vaccinations- Impotency in men.

May 31, 2024

COVID-19 Brochure – ‘Sleeves up’

BookletSBC Campaign

This brochure was created to support the “Sleeves Up” campaign and is intended to be used as a resource by parents/guardians and healthcare workers to highlight common questions surrounding COVID-19 Vaccination. It also highlights the vaccination locations within the regions.

FAQs about COVID-19 vaccination – “Sleeves Up” Campaign

Fact Sheet

This FAQ was developed by Breakthrough ACTION Guyana with support from the MOH to support the “Sleeves Up” campaign. It is intended for use as a tool by Healthcare workers to address concerns from patients.

May 29, 2024

Behavioral and Social Drivers of Vaccination: Tools and practical guidance for achieving high uptake

Reports and Studies

This guidebook will help users understand the reasons for low vaccine uptake, track trends over time and reduce coverage inequities by gathering and using data to systematically design, implement and evaluate tailored interventions.

A Behavioral Playbook for Public Health Responses: Learning from the MENA experience, preparing for the future

Reports and Studies

This playbook focuses on Social and Behavior Change (SBC) solutions to public health crises, drawing upon promising SBC initiatives that were deployed during the COVID-19 pandemic within the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

Resources for integrating COVID-19 vaccination into the Expanded Vaccination Program (EPI) in MALI

PostersRadio/Audio Spots

These posters, pamphlets and audio spots were developed by USAID, in collaboration with the National Center for Health Information, Education, and Communication(CNIECS), to ensure the integration of COVID-19 vaccination into routine activities.

May 24, 2024

Radio spot promoting Guyana “Sleeves Up” campaign

Radio/Audio SpotsSBC Campaign

This radio spot were developed by Breakthrough ACTION Guyana with support from the MOH to support the “Sleeves Up” campaign to promote vaccination.

Posters for Guyana “Sleeves Up” Campaign


These posters were developed by Breakthrough ACTION Guyana with support from the MOH to support the “Sleeves Up” campaign to promote vaccination among women, families and pregnant women.

May 22, 2024

Covid-19 Booster Shot Endorsement


This video was created by the Ministry of Health-Guyana and features Mr Khemraj Ramjattan, a politician endorsing the COVID-19 vaccines booster shots.

May 8, 2024

Safety and effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccinations during pregnancy


This video was created by the MOH-Guyana and features Dr. Rafi Rozan, Obstetrician and Gynecologist attached to the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPHC). He is sharing information on the Safety and Effectiveness of COVID-19 Vaccination during Pregnancy.

Audience Response to COVID Monologues: Research-Based Theater on the Societal Impact of COVID-19

Reports and Studies

Research-based theater uses drama to communicate research findings to audiences beyond those that typically read peer-reviewed journals. We applied research-based theater to translate qualitative research findings on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on different segments of U.S. society.


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