Health Workers

This is a curated collection of tools and materials that can guide and provide examples on how to understand and reach Health Workers on issues related to COVID-19.

March 25, 2024

Dr Tracy Bovell Talks on Long Covid

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This video was created by the Ministry of Health-Guyana and features Dr. Tracey Bovell, Doctor in Charge of the Infectious Disease Hospital talking on Long COVID.

March 24, 2024

Dr Mallika Mootoo (Pediatrician) Endorses the COVID-19 Vaccine for Children.

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Dr. Mallika Mootoo is a private pediatrician in Guyana. In this video, she encourages all parents to get their children vaccinated.

March 22, 2024

Liberia Routine Immunization Resources

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Breakthrough ACTION worked in close collaboration with the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Education, County and District Health Teams, and other implementing partners to develop resources and tools to support routine immunization (including COVID-19) campaigns.

February 6, 2024

Building Trust and Empathy for Healthcare Workers: Lessons Learned Videos

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Breakthrough ACTION-Nigeria built the capacity of healthcare service providers in Nigeria using the “Building Trust and Empathy Around COVID-19: A Client-Centred Communication Approach”, which promotes positive client-provider interactions that ensure healthcare workers have the tools and capacity to address vaccine hesitancy (among themselves and with their clients) and encourage COVID-19 prevention, testing, and vaccination, and take care of themselves in high-stress situations such as the one COVID-19 presented.

November 17, 2023

Interpersonal Communication and Counseling: Improving Dialogue About COVID-19 Vaccination and Other Sensitive Topics

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The rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine has highlighted the need for improved interpersonal counseling and communication (IPCC). Mis- and disinformation has muddled COVID-19 messaging, meaning that health providers have to […]

October 6, 2023

Protecting Families Through Routine Immunization: A Message from Dr. Miracle Ogbu

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Dr. Miracle Ogbu, Ebonyi State Emergency Routine Immunization Coordinating Committee (SERICC) Coordinator, urges us to protect ourselves and our children by ensuring we get immunized/vaccinated against vaccine-preventable diseases.

September 19, 2023

Mozambique Test 2 Treat Campaign Materials

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COVID-19 is not completely over yet, so these material draw attention to the symptoms of COVID so that people can go to the health unit to get tested in case of any symptoms and if positive, get treatment straight away if they have not passed five days.

September 7, 2023

Liberia ‘Healthy Life’ Campaign

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Since 2021, Breakthrough ACTION, led by Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs, has worked in close partnership with the Liberia Ministry of Health to develop COVID-19 communication materials. Many of the materials have been developed under the larger umbrella health campaign “Healthy Life”, while other materials have been developed for specific campaign surges.

August 25, 2023

Vaccination Week in the Americas 2023

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The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), together with the countries and territories of the Region of the Americas and its partners, celebrated the 21st annual Vaccination Week in the Americas (VWA) and the 12th World Immunization Week (WIW) under the call to action: Get Up-to-date, April 22 to 29, 2023 using the hashtag #EachVaccineCounts.

August 4, 2023

COVID-19 Stickers in Malawi

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A series of stickers in Chichewa featuring health workers and religious leaders encouraging various audiences, including youth, to get vaccinated.

COVID-19 Prevention and Testing Posters in Malawi

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Two posters in Chichewa encourage masking to prevent COVID-19 and testing for COVID-19 when experiencing symptoms.

May 16, 2023

Guidelines for Dialogue: Denialist theories about COVID-19 and vaccines

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This guide presents scientific evidence on COVID-19 that dismantles the main rumors and conspiracy theories that hinder the work of health personnel in extending vaccination among the population. It also provides links to official sites where the above-mentioned data can be consulted.

May 5, 2023

Guidelines for Dialogue: Vaccination during Pregnancy

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This guide is based on the observation that pregnancy is one of the risk factors for COVID-19 and offers the necessary recommendations to help pregnant women go through this important stage of their lives with the best health guarantees.

April 27, 2023

Leveraging PHC for COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

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As people’s first and most trusted point of contact with the health care system, Primary Health Care (PHC) has a vital role to play in vaccination efforts. This document takes global guidance and best practices as a starting point to suggest actionable ways in which PHC can be leveraged for COVID-19 vaccination.

Ensuring COVID-19 Vaccination for People Living with HIV and Key Populations

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This technical guide is intended to support COVID-19 vaccination programs to ensure adequate COVID-19 vaccine coverage among those most vulnerable to and living with HIV.