COVID-19 Response in Nigeria: A State-to-State Learning Report

This report details findings and key learning from a State-to-State learning exchange workshop designed to understand how Nigeria addresses the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA),  and State Primary Health Care Development Agencies/Boards from Adamawa, Akwa Ibom, Bauchi, Bayelsa, Benue, FCT, Kano, and Sokoto were part of this learning exchange.

Learn more about how Nigeria is mitigating the COVID-19 pandemic here.

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    COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign Awareness Spot

    This COVID-19 information and awareness spot was produced and broadcast ahead of the January 2022 National COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign in Burkina Faso.

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      The Little Jab Book: 18 Behavioral Science Strategies for Increasing Vaccination Uptake

      While the COVID-19 vaccines have given the world hope that the pandemic’s end is in sight, we now face another challenge: ensuring enough people actually get vaccinated to quell the disease.

      The Little Jab Book provides 18 strategies – derived from the behavioral sciences – that can be applied to increase uptake throughout the vaccination process.

      It also includes a primer on important formative research to conduct, and barriers to consider, before adapting the strategies for the reader’s own context. Led by Save the Children’s Center for Utilizing Behavioral Insights for Children (CUBIC), the Busara Center for Behavioral Economics, and Common Thread, The Little Jab Book highlights case studies from previous vaccination programs around the world, and is based on interviews and insights from a dozen global behavioral science and health experts.

      Source: The Little Jab Book: 18 Behavioral Science Strategies for Increasing Vaccination Uptake

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        #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.

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          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

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            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.

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                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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