Understanding the Behavioral and Social Drivers (BeSD) of COVID-19 Vaccination among Persons with Disabilities in Internally Displaced Camps in Somalia/Somaliland

In close collaboration with WHO, Handicap International adapted and piloted WHO’s behavioral and social drivers (BeSD) of vaccination tools1 to understand and analyze the perception of COVID-19 vaccines as well as the barriers and drivers of immunization among persons with disabilities in a humanitarian setting. The overall goal of this study was to capture the unique drivers of health prevention for Persons with disabilities in Somalia/Somaliland to support evidence-based disability-inclusive prevention (like RCCE programs) and strengthen advocacy for inclusive health information and services.

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Mapping Access Gaps in COVID-19: Results from 14 Countries and Territories

This report, created by Matahari Global Solutions and other partners, explains the results of access gaps in COVID-19 testing and vaccines in 14 countries and territories. Some of the countries and territories include: Bangladesh, DRC, Jamaica, Haiti, Peru, Senegal, Somalia and Somaliland.

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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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