COVID-19 Communication Strategy India

This strategy will serve as guidelines for implementation of National, state and District communication activities providing information on the COVID-19 vaccines and vaccination process to people across the country to generate awareness and to improve acceptance and uptake of vaccine.

The document will address issues of vaccine eagerness, vaccine hesitancy, provide information on new COVID-19 vaccines and reiterate to continue adherence to COVID appropriate behavior. It will also develop trust and greater confidence of people in vaccine by managing myths and misinformation.

Source: COVID-19 Communication Strategy India

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    Using Behavioural Science & Human Centered Design to Boost COVID-19 Vaccination

    The study aims to use a behaviour science and human centred design approach to understand the barriers to uptake of COVID-19 vaccines, and use this fundamental understanding to design interventions to drive vaccine uptake in Punjab and Maharashtra. Our methodology involved remote in-depth interviews with stakeholders, and users with barriers to COVID-19 vaccination in rural and urban Nagpur, Bathinda and Faridkot.

    Source: Using Behavioural Science & Human Centered Design to Boost COVID-19 Vaccination

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      #HarGharDastak Campaign, India – Twitter post

      This is a tweet from the #HarGharDastak Campaign in India.

      Source: #HarGharDastak Campaign, India – Twitter post

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        India Fights Corona – Twitter post

        This is a tweet requesting that people in India get vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as possible.

        Source: India Fights Corona – Twitter post

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          COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Among PLWH in South India: Implications for Vaccination Campaigns

          India recently experienced an unprecedented transmission surge, likely fueled by a premature reopening, the highly transmissible delta variant, and low vaccination rates. Indian media have reported high degrees of vaccine hesitancy, which could interfere with efforts to prevent future surges, making it crucial to better understand the reasons for such reluctance in vulnerable populations, such as people living with HIV.

          Source: COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Among PLWH in South India: Implications for Vaccination Campaigns

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            Basic Psychosocial Skills: Training for COVID-19 Responders

            This is a new free online course on Basic Psychosocial Skills has been made available by the WHO CC UTS. The Basic Psychosocial Skills online Training is a FREE program for those affected by the pandemic designed to build resilience and mental health wellbeing for first responders and frontline health staff.

            Source: Basic Psychosocial Skills: Training for COVID-19 Responders

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              Self isolation after returning home

              Audio PSAs in Seven regional languages of Nepal. These PSAs are produced voluntarily during the first lockdown in Nepal, explaining the importance of self isolation after returning home in order to ensure that you don’t accidentally spread COVID-19.

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                Wall Calendar 2021

                This is a 2021 wall calendar regarding the benefits of wearing a face mask in the Sindhi Language.

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                  Nalamdana COVID-19: Vaccines – Part 2

                  Short film in entertainment-education style, to address myths and misconceptions about vaccines and also FAQs about side effects.

                  Source: Nalamdana COVID-19: Vaccines – Part 2

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                    Mental health resilience tools for the India COVID surge

                    The COVID pandemic in India continues to wreak havoc in a country struggling to cope with rising daily infections. In the rural state of Bihar, where CorStone has been working since 2009, the situation remains challenging as efforts to control the recent surge continue with increasing intensity. The Education and Resilience professionals at CorStone have developed a set of handouts for our Hindi-speaking colleagues and friends currently dealing with this dire COVID surge.

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