Social and Behavior Change Collection

This is a collection of communication materials (all types of media), tools and resources for social and behavior change to address the COVID-19 pandemic.

November 29, 2021

PAHO launches campaign to raise awareness of COVID-19 mental health toll on frontline health workers

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The campaign Mental Health Now – Tell Your Story, will collect written and video stories from healthcare workers in the Americas through Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, which will be compiled and disseminated through PAHO’s website and social media channels until the end of the year. The story selection will be based on specific criteria, aiming to portray the breadth of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and display the diversity of the Americas.

The Truck: A COVID-19 prevention campaign on wheels

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The Truck is a multi-media messenger on wheels traveling South Africa and broadcasting local stories about how COVID-19 has affected people’s lives. Accompanied by trained community engagement teams, the joint effort is a vital communication intervention creating awareness about COVID-19 prevention methods while combatting misinformation and myths about the virus.

November 28, 2021

Take the Lead in Protecting our Community (Zambia)

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This poster is part of a COVID-19 prevention campaign in Zambia. The poster explains the five golden rules to follow after getting vaccinated: wear a mask, maintain social distancing, avoid crowds, wash your hands correctly and seek medical help if you do not feel well.

November 19, 2021

Video – COVID-19 vaccine: Bringing us together

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The COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective. When it’s your turn, we encourage you to get vaccinated as soon as possible. Remember that it is essential for everyone, including those who have been vaccinated, to help stop the spread of infection by washing hands, keeping your distance, and following local mask guidelines.

November 11, 2021

Nepalese Youth Helpline

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This poster lists a phone number for youth in Nepal to call if they need assistance with matters related to COVID-19. It also lists various COVID-19 symptoms and inspirational quotes.

Response to COVID-19, a practical guide for schools

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The development of this practical guide is part of the response to Covid-19 in schools and schools. This work was coordinated by DCMS / MEN, in partnership with SNEIPS / MSAS, Atelier FONS and USAID / Breakthrough Action. This guide, which is intended to be a tool to support the educational community in establishing good attitudes and practices, is made up of three parts.

November 3, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Video: Guinea

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Video message promoting COVID-19 vaccination in Guinea and the continued wearing of masks and washing of hands. The video spots are in six different languages.

October 29, 2021

Guide de gestion des rumeurs COVID-19-SN

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Ce document est un guide de gestion des rumeurs durant la campagne contre la COVID-19.

Il est destiné aux techniciens, prestataires de santé et acteurs communautaires pour une meilleure gestion dans l’exécution du plan de communication.

COVID-19 Vaccination Counseling: Tips for Health Providers

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These resources includes illustrated counseling scenarios that show evidence-based strategies for counseling hesitant clients on COVID-19 vaccination. This series contains scenarios of providers counseling patients with concerns about COVID-19 vaccine safety, teen vaccination, side effects, breakthrough infections, pregnancy, fertility, and unconcern about COVID-19.

October 18, 2021

Charlize Theron takes on new role of fighting COVID vaccine hesitancy and inequality

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Charlize Theron’s organization, “The Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project”, is stepping up to help fight vaccine misinformation and inequality that is found in poorer countries like South Africa.

The program has been fighting to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS among South Africa’s adolescent population since 2007. She said her organization has been speaking to South African residents who have been hesitant to get the shot because of vaccine misinformation.

New campaign tackles vaccine hesitancy in Baltimore teens

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There’s a new campaign in Baltimore from Johns Hopkins University, using hip hop to build vaccine confidence in the city’s youth because Baltimore City is 20 percent below the state average on vaccinations for teens.

September 16, 2021

Liberia COVID-19 Social Media Images

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The following are social media graphics developed to help promote COVID-19 vaccines in Liberia. The graphics were made in under the Healthy Life brand and collaboration between Liberia Ministry of Health and Breakthrough ACTION Liberia, with funding from USAID.

COVID-19 Vaccine Liberia Fact Sheet

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This fact sheet was developed for use by radio talkshow hosts, local leaders and politicians, and more. The fact sheet was meant to describe COVID-19 and the vaccine in simple terms to be used when working with communities to help generate awareness, dispel rumors and misinformation, and to answer questions.

COVID-19 Vaccine Healthy Life Liberia Skit

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This skit was made to highlight the introduction of COVID-19 vaccines in Liberia. The skit provides information about the vaccine benefits, specifications, priority groups, and locations it is being given. The skit was made as part of the Healthy Life brand and was made in collaboration with the Liberia Ministry of Health, Last Mile Health, and Breakthrough ACTION Libera, with funding by USAID.

COVID-19 Vaccination Liberia Posters

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These posters urge readers to take the COVID-19 vaccine at their first opportunity. These posters were created in collaboration with the Liberia Ministry of Health, Last Mile Health, and Breakthrough ACTION, and were funded by USAID.

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