Welcome to the CCN Malawi page. This is an interactive, curated collection of Malawi’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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Recent Resources from Malawi

June 3, 2022

Engaging Religious Leaders to Boost COVID-19 Vaccination

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The Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs-led Breakthrough ACTION project has been working in Malawi to engage religious leaders, educate them and help them use what they learn to help their congregants understand the value of vaccination and other COVID-prevention methods.

January 6, 2022

COVID-19 Vaccine Posters in Malawi

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Two posters in Chichewa encourage the uptake of the COVID-19 vaccine in order to reduce the risk of serious illness or death. One poster is targeted towards a general audience. The second poster is targeted towards youth.

December 21, 2021

Opinion leaders in Malawi promoting the COVID-19 vaccine

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Three opinion leaders were featured in the social posters: Bishop Martin Mtumbuka of Roman Catholic – Karonga Diocese, Honorable Fred Kazombo, MP and Deputy Speaker of Parliament, and Sheikh Omar Nkachelenga of Blantyre Islamic Movement. Social media posters are in the Chichewa language.

December 6, 2021

Malawi COVID-19 Vaccine Project – Community Engagement Handbook

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This is a handbook produced by USAID and partner organizations for health and community leaders in Malawi in order to increase COVID-19 vaccine uptake. The intended groups include: community health committees, health center management committees, community health action groups, and local leaders.

May 18, 2021

Overcoming COVID Myths and Fears in Malawi

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This article describes the effects of a UN-supported system of emergency care centers to care for COVID-19 patients in Malawi, a country where many do not receive proper medical care due to their distance from medical facilities.

May 19, 2020

COVID and KIDS: A Video Animation from Malawi

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UNICEF with support from UKAid is influencing children in Malawi to practice 5 key actions to prevent COVID-19: frequent handwashing with soap, physical distancing, use of the flexed elbow when coughing and sneezing, avoiding touching the face (mouth, nose and eyes) and staying at home.

COVID Behaviors Dashboard

Access timely COVID Behaviors data 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.

The CCN is a reliable source of information for COVID-19-related resources. It is also a good platform for learning what other partners are doing in the region. I find it very helpful in my work.

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The COVID-19 response in Malawi is led by the presidential taskforce. Within the task force, a Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) sub-committee includes key partners: WHO, CDC, UNICEF, USAID, World Bank, ONSE, Village Reach, CARE, PLAN Malawi, University of Malawi, MUBAS, KUHES, VIAMO, World Relief, SWET, ADECOTS, Malawi Red Cross, Public Affairs Committee (PAC) and Malawi Interfaith AIDS Association.


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