#MakeCOVIDWorth Campaign in Indonesia on Instagram

This is a COVID-19 prevention campaign in Indonesia in which people can purchase masks to donate to local charities.

Source: #MakeCOVIDWorth Campaign in Indonesia on Instagram

    Malawi COVID-19 Vaccine Project – Community Engagement Handbook

    This is a handbook produced by USAID and partner organizations for health and community leaders in Malawi in order to increase COVID-19 vaccine uptake. The intended groups include: community health committees, health center management committees, community health action groups, and local leaders.

    Source: Malawi COVID-19 Vaccine Project – Community Engagement Handbook

      COVID-19 and Mental Health

      This Instagram post explains steps on how to take care of your mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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        Video – COVID-19 vaccine: Bringing us together

        The COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective. When it’s your turn, we encourage you to get vaccinated as soon as possible. Remember that it is essential for everyone, including those who have been vaccinated, to help stop the spread of infection by washing hands, keeping your distance, and following local mask guidelines.

        Source: COVID-19 vaccine: Bringing us together

          ‘It’s Up to You’: Ad campaign to encourage coronavirus vaccination gets underway

          The campaign — the first concerted effort urging Americans to get vaccinated against the novel coronavirus — will further encourage those skeptical of the vaccines to visit a new website, getvaccineanswers.org, for the latest information on the safety and availability of vaccines.

          Source: ‘It’s Up to You’: Ad campaign to encourage coronavirus vaccination gets underway

            New campaign tackles vaccine hesitancy in Baltimore teens

            There’s a new campaign in Baltimore from Johns Hopkins University, using hip hop to build vaccine confidence in the city’s youth because Baltimore City is 20 percent below the state average on vaccinations for teens.

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              COVID-19: How to respond to vaccine hesitancy

              Initially hindered by low and inconsistent supplies of COVID-19 vaccines, the South African government is now in a somewhat better position to actively campaign and increase vaccine demand, despite being caught in the midst of a viral ‘infodemic’. This article unpacks what can be done to boost demand for the jab.

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                Behavioral Economics Can Help Fight Coronavirus

                With thousands of newly confirmed cases and deaths worldwide each day, the novel coronavirus and the disease it causes, COVID-19, are impacting every corner of the planet. Using behavioral insights to design simple messages that promote healthy behavior is essential to stop contagion, manage emotions, encourage handwashing, and when the time is right, help people gradually resume normal life. This policy note describes behavioral biases people may be exhibiting during the crisis and offers recommendations for how to overcome them. Most importantly, it offers practical examples for governments, as well as infographics ready for dissemination, that can be used to fight this pandemic.

                Source: Behavioral Economics Can Help Fight Coronavirus

                  Video-based messages to reduce COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and nudge uptake

                  We show that brief video-based messages of encouragement addressing specific COVID-19 vaccine concerns increase vaccination intentions. Intentions, in turn, predict future vaccine uptake in our data. Our experiment also reveals that increased confidence in COVID-19 vaccines and perceived behavioral control to get vaccinated are the key psychological drivers influencing willingness to get vaccinated.

                  Source: Video-based messages to reduce COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and nudge uptake