Posters to Promote COVID-19 Vaccination to Specific Groups in Mali

In support of national authorities, BA-Mali with the Risk Communication Thematic Group has developed 4 posters for specific groups such as pregnant women, breastfeeding women, the elderly, and children and adolescents to promote vaccination against COVID-19. These posters are made available to all partners with possible variations in Kakemonos and posters for social networks.

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Who are we and what are we doing to prevent COVID-19?

The Breakthrough ACTION Mali team presented this poster on the project’s activities to combat COVID-19 at the the 6th Conference of the African Epidemiology Association (AfEA) and the 1st congress of the Société Malienne d’Épidémiologie (SOMEPI) held from October 25 to 27, 2023.

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Testimonials from community leaders on the awareness activities against COVID-19 carried out by Breakthrough ACTION Mali

Under funding from USAID Mali, Breakthrough ACTION Mali conducted advocacy and mobilization, awareness-raising and community engagement activities for several months in the capital of Bamako but also in the regions. These activities have been proven by the various testimonies of government, community and religious leaders.

Source: Testimonials from community leaders on the awareness activities against COVID-19 carried out by Breakthrough ACTION Mali

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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.

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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.

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      Mali COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign Launch TV spot

      Breakthrough ACTION Mali, in collaboration with the Government of Mali’s National COVID-19 Communication Sub-Commission, developed this TV spot in Bambara to support the launch of the national vaccination campaign against COVID-19 in 2021. It was deployed as the vaccine campaign was getting underway, and features a family scene in which a woman encourages her relatives to get vaccinated to protect their entire family against COVID-19.

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        Mali COVID-19 Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions series

        This FAQ series, available in French, was developed by Breakthrough ACTION Mali in collaboration with the National Communication Sub-Commission of the COVID-19 Crisis Committee. The series was distributed across a range of partners as part of the COVID-19 vaccination campaign in 2021. Content was developed in collaboration with all partners and adapts key information and messages of the World Health Organization’s COVID Vaccine FAQs and detailed SAGE recommendations to the context of Mali’s vaccine campaign, its vaccine eligible populations and available vaccine types.

        The series includes:

        1. COVID-19 vaccine FAQ for Health workers
        2. FAQ for the general public
        3. AstraZeneca vaccine FAQ
        4. Johnson & Johnson/Janssen vaccine FAQ

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          COVID-19 Prevention campaign in the circle of Koro

          ACTED, with the support of ECHO, has implemented support activities as well as information sessions in the district of Koro. This initiative also aims at reinforcing the prevention capacities of the local populations to the risks of the pandemic. With this project, ACTED supports the Malian government in the fight against COVID-19 in the health district of Koro.

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