Continuity of essential health services in Kenya, Malawi and Mozambique

This series of cross-sectional studies explores the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on demand- and supply-side factors affecting maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) service utilization in Kenya, Malawi and Mozambique. The studies reveal the extent to which the COVID-19 pandemic impacted people’s willingness and ability to access essential MNCH services, their experiences of care, and the health system’s readiness to continue to provide essential care during the pandemic.

Source: Continuity of essential health services in Kenya, Malawi and Mozambique

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    Malaria and COVID-19 Television Spot – Kenya

    Breakthrough ACTION worked with the Kenyan Division of the National Malaria Programme to develop this spot that promotes malaria prevention, testing, and treatment.

    The spot also reassures audiences that it is safe to go to the health facility during the COVID-19 pandemic thanks to safety precautions put in place. The spot has been broadcast regularly on four of the leading local TV stations in Kenya starting in January 2021.

    Source: Malaria and COVID-19 Television Spot – Kenya

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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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        Faith Leaders Campaign – Twitter post

        This tweet, from the Inter-religious Council of Kenya, encourages Kenyan citizens to continue to follow the COVID-19 prevention guidelines after getting vaccinated.

        Source: Faith Leaders Campaign – Twitter post

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          Involve us in COVID-19 vaccination campaigns, religious leaders tell State

          This news article from Kenya explains that religious leaders also wish to become involved in the country’s campaign to increase COVID-19 vaccine uptake.

          Source: Involve us in COVID-19 vaccination campaigns, religious leaders tell State

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            Return to School Video for Kids

            This video shows a group of students returning to school and expressing concerns about COVID-19. The videos were produced by USAID Kenya and are available in English and Swahili.

            Source: Return to School Video for Kids

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              Hygiene and Behavior Change Coalition COVID-19 TV Spots

              The Hygiene and Behavior Change Coalition (HBCC) created these spots and produced them in a variety of languages. The videos are available in Arabic, Indonesian, Hindi and Swahili.

              The HBCC is funded by the Unilever Transform project and the Foreign Commonwealth Development Office.

              Source: Hygiene and Behavior Change Coalition COVID-19 TV Spots

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                COVID-19 Kenya – Clinical Guidance and Job Aid Tracker

                This resource, produced by the Kenya Ministry of Health in partnership with USAID, tracks technical guidance about COVID-19 and lists useful job aids for health workers.  The tracker offers a brief description of each piece of guidance/job aid, a link to where it can be found, and the topic which it covers.

                Source: COVID-19 Kenya – Clinical Guidance and Job Aid Tracker

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                  COVID-19 Kenya – Knowledge Sharing Tracker

                  This resource, produced by the Kenya Ministry of Health in partnership with USAID, tracks reports, presentations, documents, and other tools which are being accumulated as new information about COVID-19 in Kenya is published. Several topics include: gender, PWD, informal settlement, COVID response/survey, wildlife, malnutrition, etc.

                  Source: COVID-19 Kenya – Knowledge Sharing Tracker

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                    COVID-19 Kenya – Media Coverage Tracker

                    This tracker, produced by the Kenya Ministry of Health in partnership with USAID, follows media coverage of COVID-19 in Kenya, offering information about the source, topic, and author. Several key topics the tracker covers include: economics, innovation, gender-based violence, aid, response, risk factors, etc.

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