Breakthrough ACTION Côte d’Ivoire COVID-19 Vaccination Video Spot: Get Vaccinated Like Me

This video spot from Côte d’Ivoire was developed as the result of an analysis emerging from the national rumor management system indicating that people continued to be concerned regarding rumors around side effects, and wanted to see others like them getting vaccinated before making a decision.  The spot aims to convey a positive and varied image of the protection that vaccination provides to people from different stages of life; it features people of a variety of ages, profiles, and occupations displaying their vaccination cards, describing their vaccination experience, dispelling rumors about severe side effects, and affirming that vaccination was easy, had minimal side effects, and that the protection it affords them against COVID-19 is worth the effort.

Source: Breakthrough ACTION Côte d’Ivoire COVID-19 Vaccination Video Spot: Get Vaccinated Like Me

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    Côte d’Ivoire “Bon a Savoir” (Good to Know) COVID-19 Vaccine social media graphics series

    The “Good to Know” (Bon a Savoir)  series consists of graphics shared on the Côte d’Ivoire Ministry of Health’s social media platforms to address COVID-19 vaccination hesitancy. Individual graphics concisely address key rumors and misinformation that affect vaccine confidence according to the national rumor management system:

    -Vaccines and fertility

    -Common side effects

    -Widespread availability of the vaccine across the country

    Source: Côte d’Ivoire “Bon a Savoir” (Good to Know) COVID-19 Vaccine social media graphics series

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      Le bon et le mauvais

      Une vidéo de sensibilisation sur la nécessité de se faire vacciner en utilisant un raisonnement par l’absurde pour battre en brèche les idées reçues et autres formes de rumeurs ou mauvaises croyances sur le vaccin contre la covid. C’est en réalité l’illustration des conflits internes que vivent de nombreuses personnes et qui font qu’ils hésitent à se faire vacciner.

      An awareness video on the need to get vaccinated using reductio ad absurdum to challenge received ideas and other forms of rumors or bad beliefs about the covid vaccine. It is actually an illustration of the internal conflicts that many people experience and that make them hesitate to get vaccinated.

      Source: Le bon et le mauvais

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        Flashmob Ils tombent en plein supermarché, victimes de COVID-19

        Une vidéo flashmob visant à sensibiliser les populations ivoiriennes sur l’importance de se faire vacciner avant que le pire n’arrive.  Dans un supermaché d’Abidjan, des personnes tombent subitement, ce qui affole la foule avant qu’elle ne se rende compte qu’il s’agit d’une mise en scène.

        A flashmob video aimed at raising awareness among Ivorian populations on the importance of getting vaccinated before the worst happens. In a supermarket in Abidjan, people suddenly fall, which panics the crowd before they realize that it is a scene.

        Source: Flashmob Ils tombent en plein supermarché, victimes de COVID-19

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          Voilà pourquoi il faut se faire vacciner

          Cette vidéo vise à encourager les personnes hésitantes à se faire vacciner contre la covid19. Elle est jouée par les acteurs d’une célèbre télé ivoirienne « Les coups de la vie ». Le message essentiel ici c’est de dire aux populations de ne pas se fier au ragots et rumeurs et que le vaccin est efficace et sûr.

          This video aims to encourage people who are hesitant to get vaccinated against covid19. She is played by the actors of a famous Ivorian TV “Les coups de la vie”. The essential message here is to tell people not to trust gossip and rumors and that the vaccine is effective and safe.

          Source: Voilà pourquoi il faut se faire vacciner

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            Three Insights to Help Overcome COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

            As part of the USAID-funded Breakthrough ACTION project, the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs and partner ideas42 are working with teams and governments in eight countries — Liberia, Côte d’Ivoire, Cameroon, Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Philippines, and Nigeria — to understand and target demand-side barriers to improve acceptance and uptake of the COVID-19 vaccine.

            Source: Three Insights to Help Overcome COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

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              Cote d’Ivoire Easter COVID ‘Vaccinate Before Travel’ Campaign

              In Côte d’Ivoire, this news report shares about an innovative strategy to accelerate COVID-19 vaccination coverage through targeting Easter travelers.  Easter is a time of heavy travel; regional celebrations known as Paquinou are organized.  Large public gatherings/mass movement make this a high-risk period for transmission. the center of the country.

              The strategy promoted ‘vaccinate before travel’ and included pop up vaccination promotion to encourage travelers to get vaccinated before traveling.  This link includes a campaign report, a TV News report and Campaign images.

              Source: Cote d’Ivoire Easter COVID ‘Vaccinate Before Travel’ Campaign

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                The Perception of COVID-19 communication in West Africa (non-Sahel): report

                Since 2011, UNESCO has launched an international, regional and national intervention on Media and Information Literacy (MIL), recognizing the primary role of information and media in everyday lives. The intervention is meant to contribute to the development of media and information literacy skills and promote best practices to analyze information critically and to navigate through the overwhelming amount of news and information available.

                Under this overarching framework and as part of UNESCO’s responses to the COVID-19 ‘infodemic’, UNESCO Abuja Office initiated a survey on Perception of COVID-19 Communication in West Africa (non-Sahel). The survey was developed to understand how people in some Western African countries obtain and use the Information on COVID-19 for informed decisions.

                Source: The Perception of COVID-19 communication in West Africa (non-Sahel): report

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                  “On the Last Day of the Last Month, I Will Go”: A Qualitative Exploration of COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence among Ivoirian Adults

                  We conducted in-depth interviews with individuals who had recovered from COVID-19, people who had lost a family member to COVID-19, and health providers. We also conducted focus group discussions with members of the general population to explore social norms and community perceptions related to COVID-19, including prevention behaviors, stigma, and vaccines.

                  Source: “On the Last Day of the Last Month, I Will Go”: A Qualitative Exploration of COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence among Ivoirian Adults

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                    Research brief: Barriers to COVID-19 prevention behaviors in Côte d’Ivoire

                    This research brief, available in both English and French, summarizes the results of a qualitative study examining barriers to a range of COVID-19 prevention behaviors early on in the COVID-19 pandemic in late 2020.

                    The study included individual interviews (IDIs) with COVID-19 survivors, individuals who lost a family member to the disease, and health workers. Focus group discussions (FGDs) were also conducted with members of the general population to explore social norms and community perceptions related to COVID-19.

                    Source: Research brief: Barriers to COVID-19 prevention behaviors in Côte d’Ivoire

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