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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June 17, 2024

Follow Who Know Road Film and Spots Focusing on Vaccinating Against COVID-19 and Routine Immunization for Children

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These are Follow Who Know Road short film and TV spots explain the importance of vaccinating against COVID-19 and routine immunization for children.

CCP Campaign Helps Increase COVID Vaccination Rates in Nigeria

Reports and Studies

Blog post on how an SBC campaign helped increase COVID-19 vaccination rates in Nigeria. Since CCP-led Breakthrough ACTION began a COVID-19 vaccination awareness campaign in Nigeria, vaccination rates have increased by 75 percent.

E Get Why TV Spots

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“E Get Why” (There is a Reason) TV spots explain the importance of vaccinating against COVID-19 and taking preventive steps like washing your hands and testing when you are sick.

February 6, 2024

Building Trust and Empathy for Healthcare Workers: Lessons Learned Videos

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Breakthrough ACTION-Nigeria built the capacity of healthcare service providers in Nigeria using the “Building Trust and Empathy Around COVID-19: A Client-Centred Communication Approach”, which promotes positive client-provider interactions that ensure healthcare workers have the tools and capacity to address vaccine hesitancy (among themselves and with their clients) and encourage COVID-19 prevention, testing, and vaccination, and take care of themselves in high-stress situations such as the one COVID-19 presented.

Get Vaccinated Today: A Message from Healthcare Workers in Nigeria

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It is still important that we get vaccinated against COVID-19 and complete our doses. Vaccines are safe. Vaccines protect you and your family. Vaccines prevent the spread of infectious diseases from one person to the other.

January 29, 2024

Campanha para promover a imunização de rotina e a vacina contra a COVID-19 durante a AFCON 2023 – Anúncio de TV 2

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Este anúncio faz parte de uma campanha para promover a imunização de rotina e a vacina contra a COVID-19 durante o Campeonato Africano de Futebol (AFCON) de 2023.

Campanha para promover a imunização de rotina e a vacina contra a COVID-19 durante a AFCON 2023 – Anúncio de TV 1

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Este anúncio faz parte de uma campanha para promover a imunização de rotina e a vacina contra a COVID-19 durante o Campeonato Africano de Futebol (AFCON) de 2023.

Breakthrough ACTION Campagne d’immunisation/de vaccination pour la Coupe d’Afrique des Nations – Guide des événements communautaires

Clinical/Technical GuidanceSBC Campaign

Ce guide est conçu pour aider les communautés à planifier et à organiser leurs propres événements communautaires et soirées de visionnage pendant les matchs de la CAN 2023 (organisés du 13 janvier au 11 février 2024) afin de promouvoir la vaccination contre la COVID-19 et les vaccins tout au long de la vie.

Breakthrough ACTION Campanha de Imunização da Taça das Nações Africanas – Guia de eventos comunitários

Clinical/Technical GuidanceSBC Campaign

Este guia foi concebido para ajudar as comunidades a planear e organizar os seus próprios eventos comunitários e festas de assistência durante os jogos da AFCON de 2023 (realizados de 13 de janeiro a 11 de fevereiro de 2024) para promover a vacinação contra a COVID-19 e as vacinas ao longo da vida. O guia tem três secções — o que fazer antes, durante e depois do evento — juntamente com listas de verificação para cada uma delas.

January 18, 2024

Radio spots promoting vaccination during AFCON Nigeria – English

Radio/Audio SpotsSBC Campaign

These two radio spots are to promote routine immunization and the COVID-19 vaccine during AFCON 2023, featuring well known sportscasters. They aim to inspire men to ensure that their families and loved ones have all the vaccines they need.

January 12, 2024

Community Events Guide for Vaccination Campaign during AFCON

Clinical/Technical GuidanceSBC Campaign

This guide is designed to help communities to plan and host their own community events and watch parties during the 2023 AFCON games (held from January 13 – February 11, 2024) to promoting regular COVID-19 vaccination and routine childhood vaccination to protect the most vulnerable.

TV spots promoting vaccination campaign – AFCON Nigeria

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These two TV spots are designed to touch the hearts of Nigeria’s male football fans as they cheer their team on at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations to inspire them to ensure that their families and loved ones have the COVID-19 vaccine and routine childhood vaccinations they need.

January 8, 2024

Posters promoting vaccination during AFCON – Nigeria

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These three posters captures the joy of Nigerian football fans as they cheer their team on at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations while promoting routine childhood vaccination and COVID-19 vaccination to protect the most vulnerable.

October 6, 2023

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

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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

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

Peer Referral Cards

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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.

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
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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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