Malawi

Malawi

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

November 22, 2022

Traditional Leaders Advocating for the COVID-19 Vaccine

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Breakthrough ACTION is working with traditional leaders to encourage people to get vaccinated. In the video, Senior Chief Mlolo of Nsanje shares why she got the COVID-19 vaccine, and she encourages people to get vaccinated.

Breakthrough ACTION Malawi Factsheet on COVID-19

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This factsheet highlights the achievements and successes of the COVID-19 Vaccine project in Malawi implemented by Breakthrough ACTION. Breakthrough ACTION is supporting Malawi’s Ministry of Health to reduce COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy, promote vaccine uptake and promote positive attitudes towards the vaccine.

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 29, 2022

Brochure on COVID-19

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The brochure has been produced in partnership with the Malawi Ministry of Health. Key messages are on the awareness, symptoms, and prevention of COVID-19. The poster is targeted towards a general audience and the language is Chichewa.

August 3, 2022

Key Messages for Religious Leaders

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Breakthrough ACTION Malawi is working with religious leaders to promote positive attitudes toward the COVID-19 vaccine and increase public demand among eligible populations. The talking points provide messages on COVID-19 that religious leaders can use, such as symptoms of COVID-19 and getting vaccinated.

July 15, 2022

Encouraging COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake Among Adolescents in Malawi

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The posters are promoting the uptake of the COVID-19 vaccine among adolescents aged 12 and above. The key message is on building vaccine confidence among this age bracket to reduce the risk of serious illness or death. They can also influence their parents, teachers, and other community leaders in the community to encourage their children and adolescents to get vaccinated.

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.

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Partners

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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