June 9, 2021

COVID-19 Resources for India: Be a Part of the Solution

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Through this toolkit, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health – India Research Center and Project SANCHAR aim to provide partners, affiliates, and citizens with shareable easy-to-understand facts, myth-busters, and guidelines on COVID-19 prevention and mitigation and on maintaining physical and emotional wellbeing.

Behavioral Change Can Reduce Transmission

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This article outlines seven steps on how to encourage behavioral change that would reduce transmission of COVID-19. Some of the steps include: creating a positive social norm around mask wearing, communicating the benefits of mask wearing, needing responsible media, compassionate leadership, etc.

May 25, 2021

Child Friendly version on understanding COVID-19

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UNICEF partnered with Inklink Charitable Trust to work with children to develop a child friendly version on understanding COVID-19, ways to prevent it from spreading, assuring children not to be stressed and scared.

May 24, 2021

What to do when you test COVID Positive?

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This infographic shows what to do when you test positive for COVID-19 as well as when you should seek go to a hospital.

COVID Appropriate Behaviours

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This is a poster which lists various COVID protocols including handwashing, physical distancing and wearing double masks.

May 11, 2021

Wear your mask properly: In the Office

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This 35 second video, produced by the India Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, explains the importance of properly wearing a mask while in an office setting in order to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Wear Your Mask Properly: On the Bus

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This 35 second video, produced by the India Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, explains the importance of properly wearing a mask while riding the bus and other forms of public transportation in order to slow the spread of COVID-19.

May 10, 2021

Unite2FightCorona

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This is a collection of resources from India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare which consist of coronavirus awareness materials. The materials cover a wide range of topics on how […]

May 5, 2021

India Fights COVID

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This website is a collaborative initiative that houses content and creative materials, related to COVID-19, curated by an editorial team. This content is in English, Hindi and other regional languages, and formats include images, GIFs, Videos etc.

May 4, 2021

India MoHFW COVID-19 Awareness Materials

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India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare website has a section on COVID-19 awareness materials that cover multiple topics. These topics include: social distancing, mask wearing, hand washing, and dos/donts. The materials are available in English and Hindi.

Nalamdana COVID-19: Vaccines

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Short film in entertainment-education style to address myths and misconceptions about vaccines, talking about the importance of vaccines, and answering FAQs on side effects.

If you are eligible, get your COVID-19 vaccine today!

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Motivational 30 seconds video developed by Center for Communication and Change – India that can be shared on social media platforms encouraging eligible people to get their COVID-19 vaccine.

COVID-19 Communication Infographics

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USAID’s NISHTHA USAID’s health systems strengthening project, implemented by Jhpiego, developed risk communication materials focusing on COVID-19 for use in communities in 12 Indian States. The materials will be used to address wellness concerns, particularly of the elderly, children, TB patients, and pregnant women who continue to need critical health care during this national emergency.

COVID-19: Don’t hesitate India, let’s vaccinate

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Social media infographic developed by Center for Communication and Change – India encouraging eligible people to get their COVID-19 vaccine.

COVID-19 vaccine: Side effects

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Simplified social media infographic developed by Center for Communication and Change – India on types of side-effects due to COVID-19 vaccine and why some people experience side-effects after getting the vaccine.

Risk of COVID-19 after getting vaccinated

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Easy to understand/simplified social media infographic developed by Center for Communication and Change – India on risk of COVID-19 after getting the first and second dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

April 13, 2021

Why two doses of COVID-19 vaccine

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Easy to understand/simplified social media infographic developed by Center for Communication and Change – India on why we need two doses for some of the COVID-19 vaccines.

Immune response in the body after COVID-19 vaccination

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Simplified social media infographic developed by Center for Communication and Change – India on how the immune response develop in the body after getting two doses of COVID-19 vaccine.

January 13, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Strategy, India

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This communication strategy supports the COVID-19 vaccines rollout in India and seeks to disseminate timely, accurate and transparent information about the vaccine(s) to alleviate apprehensions about the vaccine, ensure its acceptance and encourage uptake.

January 11, 2021

Hygiene and Behavior Change Coalition COVID-19 TV Spots

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The Hygiene and Behavior Change Coalition (HBCC) created these spots and produced them in a variety of languages. The videos are available in Arabic, Indonesian, and Indian and African languages.

The HBCC is funded by the Unilever Transform project and the Foreign Commonwealth Development Office.

December 7, 2020

Masked Indian Comic Superhero Fights COVID-19 Fear

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India’s first female comic superhero Priya, a gang-rape survivor who earlier campaigned against rape, acid attack and sex trafficking, is back to fight disinformation around the COVID-19 pandemic.

In Priya’s Mask, due to be launched on 2 December, the comic crusader joins hands with Jiya, the “Burka Avenger”, a popular character from a Pakistani cartoon show, as the two go about trying to tackle the pandemic – and also the “infodemic”, a major proliferation in fake news surrounding the coronavirus.

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