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.

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.

Vaccines for Pregnant Women

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This video from Bangladesh states that pregnant women and lactating mothers will be able to receive the COVID-19 vaccine without SMS (on walk-in basis) from the designated designated center.

August 30, 2021

Delta variant and why the vaccine is important

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This is a page on the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) listing information about the Delta variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. It explains that the variant is more contagious and causes more severe illness; therefore, unvaccinated people remain at the highest risk. People who are fully vaccinated could still get infected with the Delta variant but have a very low chance of developing severe illness and could spread it for a shorter period of time.

August 26, 2021

Together we can fight against the coronavirus

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This poster encourages the public to work together in order to fight the coronavirus.

Don’t laugh opening your mask, COVID will spread

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This poster encourages people to wear masks in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Should a newborn baby be tested for COVID-19 if the baby has a fever and cold

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This poster explains whether or not parents should request a COVID-19 test for their newborn baby if the baby has a fever and cold.

One mask has multiple benefits

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This poster explains the multiple benefits of wearing a mask.

Coronavirus doesn’t care about position, caste or designation

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This poster explains that the coronavirus doesn’t care about position, caste or designation. It is a highly infectious virus and does not discriminate in terms of whom it infects.

Can people not infected with coronavirus black fungus

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This poster explains whether or not someone not infected with the coronavirus can get infected with black fungus.

Walking without wearing a mask is spreading coronavirus

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This poster explains that walking near people without wearing a mask will spread the coronavirus if you’re infected.

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