COVID-19 SBC Message Guide

Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) conducted a COVID-19 prevention campaign with funding from the United States Agency for International Development under the global Breakthrough ACTION mechanism. Under this project, CCP supported the RCCE team in Ethiopia to develop a comprehensive message guide that informs the development of SBC campaigns and materials.

Source: COVID-19 SBC Message Guide

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Social Media Toolkit: COVID-19 Booster

This is a collection of images from the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) that you can share on social media to encourage people to get their COVID-19 booster.

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    COVID-19 Vaccines Hesitancy Among Community Health Workers in Ethiopia and Associated Factors – Brief Report

    Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) has implemented the COVID-19 vaccine promotion project in Ethiopia with funding and support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the Global Breakthrough ACTION mechanism. CCP/Ethiopia conducted a cross-sectional community-based assessment of community health workers’ (CHWs) hesitancy toward COVID-19 vaccines during June and July 2022. CHWs include both Health Extension Workers (HEWs) and Women Development Army (WDA). The assessment aimed to inform risk communication and vaccine promotion programs in Ethiopia. Face-to-face interviews were used to collect information from CHWs regarding exposure to messages about COVID-19 vaccines, risk perceptions and practices related to COVID-19 vaccines. A total of 998 randomly sampled CHWs (491 HEWs and 507 WDAs) were interviewed in five clusters of major regions of Ethiopia (Amhara, Oromia, Benishangul-Gumuz, Southern Nations and Nationalities Peoples Region, Dire Dawa). About 200 randomly sampled CHWs were interviewed from each cluster.

    Source: COVID-19 Vaccines Hesitancy Among Community Health Workers in Ethiopia and Associated Factors – Brief Report

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    COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Among Healthcare Workers in Ethiopia and Associated Factors

    Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) has implemented a COVID-19 vaccine promotion project in Ethiopia with funding and technical assistance from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the global Breakthrough ACTION mechanism. From February to March 2022, CCP/Ethiopia conducted a cross-sectional facility-based assessment of COVD-19 vaccine hesitancy among healthcare workers (HCWs). The assessment aimed to inform the risk communication and vaccine promotion programs in Ethiopia. Mobile phone assisted interviews were used to collect information regarding exposure to COVID-19 messages, risk perceptions and behavioral practices that are relevant to COVID-19 vaccines. A total of 500 randomly sampled healthcare workers were interviewed from selected health centers and hospitals in five clusters of major regions of Ethiopia (Bahir Dar, Hawasa, Jimma, Assossa and Addis Ababa). About 100 randomly sampled HCWs were interviewed from each cluster.

    Source: COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Among Healthcare Workers in Ethiopia and Associated Factors

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    Campagne de relance de la vaccination avec des célébrités

    Des artistes de renommée nationale et internationale comme Wally Balago Seck et Baba Maal se sont engagés pour apporter leur contribution à la riposte. Chacun a consenti à produire des supports audiovisuels comportant un appel aux populations et mettant l’accent sur la sûreté, l’efficacité et la gratuité des vaccins. Ces supports sont constitués d’une capsule vidéo destinée à une diffusion TV et des réseaux sociaux, de messages audios à diffuser à travers des radios nationales et communautaires ainsi que sur les réseaux sociaux, d’une courte chanson déclinée en clip de 2 minutes et d’images destinées aux différents supports de communication.

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    COVID-19 and Meta: Social and Behavioral Change Communication Learnings from 20 Countries

    Throughout 2021, CARE launched 45 locally-led campaigns in 20 countries applying lessons learned during an eight-week training series with Meta. In the second half of 2021, participating countries built on their learnings from their first campaigns and attempted to answer new questions that arose all while creating culturally appropriate messaging to encourage the adoption of preventative behaviors and/or to build trust in the vaccine, even if it wasn’t yet available.

    Source: COVID-19 and Meta: Social and Behavioral Change Communication Learnings from 20 Countries

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      Social Media Campaign

      This campaign set out through social media platform under BA for COVID-19 program targeting young people, that it is delivered using memes, entertainment and what’s trending right now in social media related to COVID-19. The purpose of each theme developed is to invite the audience to complete the vaccine.

      Source: Social Media Campaign

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        USAID’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Burkina Faso – Issue 4

        This is the fourth issue of the USAID’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Burkina Faso newsletter (March 2022). The newsletter contains information on how USAID and its implementing partners are helping to strengthen Burkina Faso’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

        Newsletter in English

        Bulletin en français

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          How to Conduct a Rapid Community Assessment

          Rapid community assessment (RCA) is a process for quickly collecting community insights about a public health issue in order to inform program design. The assessment involves reviewing existing data and conducting community-based interviews, listening sessions, observations, social listening, and surveys.

          The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is pleased to share an assessment guide and tools for those who wish to better understand their community’s needs regarding COVID-19 vaccine acceptance and uptake among adults, adolescents, and children.

          Source: How to Conduct a Rapid Community Assessment

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            Rumor Tracking & Management Guide

            The rumor tracking and management guide developed to address collected COVID-19 rumors through development of the factsheet.

            Source: Rumor Tracking & Management Guide

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