Welcome to the CCN Nigeria page. This is an interactive, curated collection of Nigeria’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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October 6, 2023

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

Radio/Audio SpotsVideo

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.

August 4, 2023

Evidence for “Whole Family Approach” in accelerating uptake of COVID-19 and routine immunizations among integrated primary health services in Nigeria

Reports and Studies

Launched in 2021, the Whole Family Approach (WFA) is a government-sanctioned approach to increase uptake of COVID-19 vaccines in Nigeria. The approach entails leveraging the high family-based demand for some primary health services, such as malaria, diabetes, hypertension, and reproductive services, to generate demand for COVID-19 and routine immunizations.

May 7, 2023

Vaccine Campaign Impact Measurement Report – Nigeria

Reports and StudiesSBC Campaign

This research report presents results of a study funded by Johnson & Johnson on Breakthrough ACTION’s ongoing national mass media campaign to promote COVID-19 vaccination in Nigeria, entitled “Follow Who Know Road.” The report shows that out of the 26 million people the campaign reached who were unvaccinated, 14 million later received a vaccine dose and 5 million wanted to get one.

March 1, 2023

How Theory Based Programming can drive COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake: A Program Brief from Nigeria

Reports and StudiesTechnical Briefs

This Program Brief describes how Breakthrough ACTION Nigeria used theory-based programming to drive vaccine uptake through social and behavior change programming.

February 16, 2023

Building Trust and Empathy Around COVID-19 in Nigeria: Learning Videos


These are videos in the Building Trust and Empathy Around COVID-19 training program developed by Breakthrough ACTION-Nigeria for healthcare workers.

Follow Who Know Road TV Spots

TV spotsVideo

The ‘Follow Who Know Road’ television spots are one-minute videos explaining why vaccination against COVID-19 is essential.

Peer Referral Cards

SBC Campaign

This card is used to refer clients to get vaccinated at the healthcare facility closest to them.

Take Your ARVs and Complete Your COVID-19 Vaccination to Stay Protected

PostersSBC Campaign

This poster encourages people living with HIV to take their anti-retroviral drugs and get vaccinated to stay protected. It also has variations in Hausa, Igbo, Pidgin, and Yoruba.

Engaging and Empowering Health Care Workers to Promote COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake in Nigeria

Clinical/Technical Guidance

This implementation plan provides guidance on key social and behavior change (SBC) interventions to overcome COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy.

December 16, 2022

Healthcare Worker Clinic Vaccination


These posters, developed by Johns Hopkins CCP and Nigeria Federal Ministry of Health, promote COVID-19 vaccination among healthcare workers. The posters are in English, Pidgin, Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba.

December 12, 2022

Get Tested for COVID-19 If You Feel Sick


Posters in English, Pidgin, Hausa, Igbo, and Yoruba urging people to get tested if they feel ill.

COVID-19 Vaccines Are Safe for PLHIV


Posters in English, Pidgin, Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba emphasizing the safety if the COVID-19 vaccines for people living with HIV.

Protect Yourself Against COVID-19


Posters in English, Pidgin, Hausa, Igbo, and Yoruba promoting messages about COVID-19 prevention and testing.

COVID-19 Vaccine for Healthcare Workers


Posters in English, Pidgin, Hausa, Igbo, and Yoruba promoting COVID-19 vaccination for healthcare workers.

November 3, 2022

Building Trust and Empathy Around COVID-19: A Client-Centred Communication Approach

BookletClinical/Technical GuidanceTraining/Education

A participant’s booklet used to train facility-based healthcare workers on Building Trust and Empathy Around COVID-19.

September 23, 2022

Data for ACTION RCCE for COVID-19 Vaccine Demand in Eastern and Southern Africa: Special Edition on Adolescents and Youth

News and UpdatesReports and Studies

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.

Adapting SBC Programming for MNCH in Nigeria During COVID-19

Reports and StudiesTechnical Briefs

Breakthrough ACTION developed a brief case study capturing adaptations in the MNCH space during COVID-19 drawing from the Breakthrough ACTION Nigeria experience. It includes lessons learned coupled with innovations carried out in light of the lockdown restrictions and as vaccines have rolled out.

September 1, 2022

COVID-19 Awareness Card

SBC CampaignSBC Materials

This is a handy tool that provides information on COVID-19 vaccination and misinformation, and it is also available in Hausa, Igbo, and Yoruba.

Mapping Access Gaps in COVID-19: Results from 14 Countries and Territories

Reports and Studies

This report, created by Matahari Global Solutions and other partners, explains the results of access gaps in COVID-19 testing and vaccines in 14 countries and territories. Some of the countries and territories include: Bangladesh, DRC, Jamaica, Haiti, Peru, Senegal, and Somalia.

August 31, 2022

Social and Behaviour Change Communication in a Disinformation Age: Nigeria Webinar


Development Communications Network, in partnership with Health Promotion and Education (HPE) Alumni Association, are pleased to present to you a recording of a webinar on improving social and behaviour change communication with a special focus on the Africa region.

Guidelines for Health Care Workers on COVID-19

Clinical/Technical GuidanceTraining/Education

The following steps help healthcare workers protect themselves, their clients, and other people they contact.

COVID Behaviors Dashboard

Access timely Nigeria-specific COVID Behaviors Data from the COVID-19 Behaviors Dashboard. The dashboard helps 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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Nigeria’s COVID response is led by the organizations listed below.

Zamfara State Ministry of Health Logo
WHO logo
United Nations logo
UK Aid logo
The World Bank
The Global Fund logo
Sokoto State Government logo
Nigeria Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 logo
Oyo State Government logo
Nigeria National Primary Healthcare Development Agency logo
Nasarawa State Government_Logo
President's Malaria Initiative logo
Kebbi State Government logo
Nigerial Red Cross logo
Nigeria Federal Ministry of Health logo
Nigeria Federal Ministry of Environment logo
Ebonyi State Government logo
Cross River State Government logo
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Breakthrough RESEARCH for Social and Behavior Change logo
Breakthrough ACTION and RESEARCH for Social and Behavior Change logo
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation logo
Benue State Government logo
Bauchi State Government logo
Akwa Ibom State Government logo

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