Welcome to the CCN Ethiopia page. This is an interactive, curated collection of Ethiopia’s COVID-19 SBC resources, sample materials, tools and approaches to help policy makers, SBC and public health practitioners combat COVID-19.

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November 23, 2022

COVID-19 Prevention Campaign

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Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) conducted a COVID-19 prevention campaign with funding from the United States Agency for International Development under the global Breakthrough ACTION mechanism.

COVID-19 Vaccine Promotion

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Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) implemented a COVID-19 vaccine promotion project in Ethiopia with funding and technical assistance from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the global Breakthrough ACTION mechanism.

November 22, 2022

COVID-19 SBC Message Guide

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Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) conducted a COVID-19 prevention campaign with funding from the United States Agency for International Development under the global Breakthrough ACTION mechanism. Under this project, CCP supported the RCCE team in Ethiopia to develop a comprehensive message guide that informs the development of SBC campaigns and materials.

November 10, 2022

Happy Ethiopian New Year – Vaccinate against #COVID-19


This is a tweet from PSI Ethiopia encouraging Ethiopians to avoid misinformation and to get their COVID-19 vaccine at their nearest health center.

November 3, 2022

COVID-19 Vaccines Hesitancy Among Community Health Workers in Ethiopia and Associated Factors – Brief Report

Reports and Studies

CCP/Ethiopia conducted a cross-sectional community-based assessment of community health workers’ (CHWs) hesitancy toward COVID-19 vaccines during June and July 2022. CHWs include both Health Extension Workers (HEWs) and Women Development Army (WDA). The assessment aimed to inform risk communication and vaccine promotion programs in Ethiopia. Face-to-face interviews were used to collect information from CHWs regarding exposure to messages about COVID-19 vaccines, risk perceptions and practices related to COVID-19 vaccines.

COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Among Healthcare Workers in Ethiopia and Associated Factors

Reports and Studies

From February to March 2022, CCP/Ethiopia conducted a cross-sectional facility-based assessment of COVD-19 vaccine hesitancy among healthcare workers (HCWs). The assessment aimed to inform the risk communication and vaccine promotion programs in Ethiopia. Mobile phone assisted interviews were used to collect information regarding exposure to COVID-19 messages, risk perceptions and behavioral practices that are relevant to COVID-19 vaccines.

October 14, 2022

Getting vaccinated and boosted is the best, safest way to protect against severe illness, hospitalization, and death.


This is a tweet from REACH Ethiopia wishing Ethiopians a happy new year and encouraging them to get vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19.

September 23, 2022

Data for ACTION RCCE for COVID-19 Vaccine Demand in Eastern and Southern Africa: Special Edition on Adolescents and Youth

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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.

August 31, 2022

EU COVAX Response


Since the onset of the pandemic in Ethiopia, the SNNP region was one of the recipients of UNICEF’s response in terms of finance, logistics, and technical support both at the regional health bureau and woreda levels. This was made possible through the funding of The EU Humanitarian Aid fund for UNICEF to reach the vaccine-eligible population residing in the most vulnerable communities across Ethiopia with COVID-19 vaccines and transmit key messages on COVID-19 prevention.

March 28, 2022

Video and banners to encourage mask wearing and physical distancing during Ireecha

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Video (Telugu with English subtitles) and 2 banners (Telugu) encouraging masking and physical distancing during Ireecha.

March 4, 2022

Real time assessment (RTA) UNICEF’s ongoing response to COVID-19 in eastern and southern Africa

Reports and Studies

This real time assessment (RTA) of UNICEF support to COVID-19 vaccine demand promotion in the eastern and southern African region (ESAR) is based on qualitative research in four countries: Ethiopia, Rwanda, South Africa, and South Sudan. The aim is to support UNICEF’s reflection on its ongoing work on COVID-19 vaccine demand promotion (success factors and challenges) and to draw lessons.

December 28, 2021

Save the Children Ethiopia COVID campaign (Twitter)


Save the Children Ethiopia country office; under its media campaign work with UNICEF, had produced nine additional television spots with Fana Broadcasting Corporate. Here’s a video on how to minimize stress and apply positive parenting.

October 30, 2020

COVID-19 Billboards, Ethiopia

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These billboards were produced to promote COVID-19 prevention throughout Ethiopia. Each has a different message with the theme of the campaign – Cover. Wash. Distance!

May 4, 2020

Breakthrough ACTION Ethiopia COVID-19 Campaign

SBC Materials

Breakthrough ACTION Ethiopia is working closely with EPHI on COVID-19. Thus far, the project has produced PSA Audio Spots and print materials for the Amhara, Central, Oromia, SNNPR and Tigray regions.

COVID Behaviors Dashboard

Access timely Ethiopia-specific COVID Behaviors Data from the COVID-19 Behaviors Dashboard. The dashboard helps to better understand the behavioral drivers behind vaccine uptake, masking, and physical distancing among other behaviors that affect the spread of COVID-19 to be able to develop more responsive and effective programs.

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