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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    Uganda COVID-19 Campaign Materials

    The Uganda Kijja Kugwa  (English translation: “COVID-19 Will Pass”) campaign promotes awareness of and adherence to the national standard operating procedures (SOPs) related to risk communication and prevention of COVID-19, including vaccine uptake, addressing vaccine hesitancy, and proper management of COVID-19 cases. 

    The campaign tools include radio spots, print (posters, fact booklets, home care guide, wall charts, z-cards, stickers, banners), TV spots, videos, social media, digital media tools for providers, clients, and gatekeepers/influencers. Since implementation, the campaign has been refreshed to incorporate messaging on vaccines, including a special Moments campaign. Various materials are available in English, Ateso, Acholi, Karamojong, Luganda, Lumasaba, Lusoga, Runyankore, Runyoro-Rutooro, Swahili, and other local languages.

    The campaign was developed In partnership with the Ministry of Health, UNICEF, WHO, USAID, and the USAID Social and Behavior Change Activity. For more information, contact Glory Mkandawire, Chief of Party gmkanda2@jhu.edu.

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    Moments campaign for vaccine uptake, featuring sentimental posters and videos of gatherings with friends, family, and colleagues, that reinforce vaccination.

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