Breakthrough ACTION Ghana Newsletter #1

This newsletter developed by Breakthrough ACTION in collaboration with the Ghana Health Service shares experiences and lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Articles share how the program was able to improve COVID-19 vaccine acceptance and uptake overall and especially to reach vulnerable communities and address the needs of pregnant women.

Source: Breakthrough ACTION Ghana Newsletter #1

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COVID-19 Vaccine Testimonial: Pregnant Woman/Teacher

This video features a lactating mother, who is also a teacher, sharing her testimony to promote the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine and build trust and confidence for enhanced vaccine uptake among pregnant women, and breastfeeding mothers.

Source: COVID-19 Vaccine Testimonial- Pregnant Woman/Teacher

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Facts About COVID-19 Vaccination for Pregnant Women

This leaflet was developed by Ghana Health Service and Breakthrough ACTION, with key messages about COVID-19 vaccination for pregnant women. It contains Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs) with basic answers to serve as a reference for health workers, and other community members, especially pregnant women to increase knowledge of COVID-19 vaccination for pregnant women.

Source: Facts About COVID-19 Vaccination for Pregnant Women

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    Facts About COVID-19 Booster Doses

    This COVID-19 flyer was developed to increase knowledge about booster doses among the general public,  especially persons who have completed the primary vaccination series. It comes with Frequently Asked Questions and responses that serve as a guide to health workers for community dialogue on COVID-19 activities.

    Source: Facts About COVID-19 Booster Doses

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      Improving COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake Among Young Adults

      This is a 60-second video clip produced by Breakthrough ACTION Ghana to address common COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy issues among young adults, build vaccine confidence and improve uptake. The video is available in voiceover versions, in four local languages- Twi, Ewe, Ga & Hausa.

      Source: Improving COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake Among Young Adults

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        COVID-19 Vaccine Audio Spots for Pregnant and Lactating Mothers in Ghana

        These are two 60-second audio spots produced by Breakthrough ACTION to increase awareness of the COVID-19 vaccine, and eligibility among pregnant and lactating women. The audio spots are available in English and translated into 16 local languages.

        Source: COVID-19 Vaccine Audio Spots for Pregnant and Lactating Mothers in Ghana

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          Ghana: Health worker on the COVID-19 pandemic’s frontline

          In 2021, as the COVID-19 pandemic spread around the world, healthcare workers worldwide mobilized to treat patients, often putting their own safety at risk. Scholastica Gladys Dery is a nurse at the Greater Accra Regional Hospital in Ghana. With over 25 years’ experience in public health, Scholastica was on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic response. Despite being infected by the virus during the first wave, Scholastica recovered and returned to work to continue saving lives.

          Source: Ghana: Health worker on the COVID-19 pandemic’s frontline

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            Data for ACTION RCCE for COVID-19 Vaccine Demand in Eastern and Southern Africa: Special Edition on Adolescents and Youth

            This is a document explaining the importance of COVID-19 vaccine uptake among adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa, as they make up 70% of the population.

            Source: Data for ACTION RCCE for COVID-19 Vaccine Demand in Eastern and Southern Africa: Special Edition on Adolescents and Youth

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              COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign Videos

              These 60-90 second video clips were produced by Breakthrough ACTION, in close collaboration with Ghana Health Service, to support the COVID-19 vaccination campaign in Ghana. The videos feature the Ghana Health Services’ COVID-19 Vaccine Ambassador, Celestine Donkor, debunking common vaccine rumors and promoting uptake among the general public and segmented population such as pregnant women and youth. The videos are available in English and capture different messages on COVID-19 and vaccination.

              Source: COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign Videos

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                Print Materials for Ghana’s Vaccination Campaign

                These print materials were developed by the Ghana Health Service to create visibility and inform eligible vaccinators about vaccine availability and vaccination sites across the regions, districts, and communities. The poster shows the segmented populations- who are eligible to take COVID-19 vaccines, including pregnant women. The leaflet contains basic facts about the COVID-19 vaccine and serves as talking points to Community Health Workers for facilitating interpersonal communication at the vaccination sites.

                Source: Print Materials for Ghana’s Vaccination Campaign

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