November 23, 2022

COVID-19 Prevention Campaign

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Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) conducted a COVID-19 prevention campaign with funding from the United States Agency for International Development under the global Breakthrough ACTION mechanism.

COVID-19 Vaccine Promotion

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Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) implemented a COVID-19 vaccine promotion project in Ethiopia with funding and technical assistance from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the global Breakthrough ACTION mechanism.

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.

COVID-19 SBC Message Guide

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Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) conducted a COVID-19 prevention campaign with funding from the United States Agency for International Development under the global Breakthrough ACTION mechanism. Under this project, CCP supported the RCCE team in Ethiopia to develop a comprehensive message guide that informs the development of SBC campaigns and materials.

Improving COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake Among Young Adults

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This is a 60-second video clip produced by Breakthrough ACTION Ghana to address common COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy issues among young adults, build vaccine confidence and improve uptake. The video is available in voiceover versions, in four local languages- Twi, Ewe, Ga & Hausa.

How to upload CCN Resources


This is a powerpoint who describes the process of uploading documents on CCN site.

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.

November 14, 2022

A New Guidance for RCCE Coordination in Public Health Emergencies

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This guidance document designed by the Collective Service provides ways to ensure predictable, sustainable and well-functioning RCCE coordination platforms, strategies and approaches that work with the government and partners, at national, state and local levels.

Rooted in Trust: Addressing Vaccine Misinformation through Information Ecosystem Strengthening in Zimbabwe and South Sudan

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This powerpoint shares a response to COVID-19 misinformation among vulnerable communities and people affected by humanitarian crises with a focus on Zimbabwe and South Sudan.

November 11, 2022

Social Media Toolkit: COVID-19 Booster


This is a collection of images from the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) that you can share on social media to encourage people to get their COVID-19 booster.

November 10, 2022

Happy Ethiopian New Year – Vaccinate against #COVID-19


This is a tweet from PSI Ethiopia encouraging Ethiopians to avoid misinformation and to get their COVID-19 vaccine at their nearest health center.

November 9, 2022

Digital Social Listening Insights on COVID-19 Vaccines and Reproductive Health in Eastern and Southern Africa

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This report provides an overview on data on engagement generated by social media posts/ digital news articles around COVID-19 vaccines and specific sub-filters shared by users and digital news outlets geolocated in 21 countries in Eastern and Southern Africa and more.

November 3, 2022

COVID-19 Vaccines Hesitancy Among Community Health Workers in Ethiopia and Associated Factors – Brief Report

Reports and Studies

CCP/Ethiopia conducted a cross-sectional community-based assessment of community health workers’ (CHWs) hesitancy toward COVID-19 vaccines during June and July 2022. CHWs include both Health Extension Workers (HEWs) and Women Development Army (WDA). The assessment aimed to inform risk communication and vaccine promotion programs in Ethiopia. Face-to-face interviews were used to collect information from CHWs regarding exposure to messages about COVID-19 vaccines, risk perceptions and practices related to COVID-19 vaccines.

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

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

An Imperative for the National Public Health School in Burkina Faso to Promote the Use of Information and Communication Technologies in Education During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Critical Analysis

Reports and Studies

The NIH conducted a critical analysis in Burkina Faso based on information from the gray literature of NPHS. This critical analysis was preceded by a review of systematic reviews on barriers and facilitating factors to using ICTs in higher education and a systematic review of ICT use during the COVID-19 pandemic in higher education. An ICT integration model and a clustering of ICT integration factors guided the analysis.

COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Among Healthcare Workers in Ethiopia and Associated Factors

Reports and Studies

From February to March 2022, CCP/Ethiopia conducted a cross-sectional facility-based assessment of COVD-19 vaccine hesitancy among healthcare workers (HCWs). The assessment aimed to inform the risk communication and vaccine promotion programs in Ethiopia. Mobile phone assisted interviews were used to collect information regarding exposure to COVID-19 messages, risk perceptions and behavioral practices that are relevant to COVID-19 vaccines.

COVID-19 Vaccine Audio Spots for Pregnant and Lactating Mothers in Ghana

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These are two 60-second audio spots produced by Breakthrough ACTION to increase awareness of the COVID-19 vaccine, and eligibility among pregnant and lactating women. The audio spots are available in English and translated into 16 local languages.

October 21, 2022

COVID-19 Vaccine Promotion Billboard

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This is a COVID-19 Billboard promoting vaccination in Niamey. It explains to local Nigerians that they can choose between one of four available vaccines: Sinopharm, Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, and Sinovac.

October 20, 2022

Radio is used to communicate to millions about COVID-19 in Burkina Faso

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DMI has created 24 one-minute radio spots on COVID-19. These are being broadcast over 6 months from May to October 2020 by 39 radio stations across the country. Broadcasts are 10 times a day and at peak listening times. The spots are each translated and produced in 10 local languages. They include messages encouraging specific behaviours, which are based on the Burkina Faso Ministry of Health’s COVID response plan.

October 18, 2022

COVID-19 vaccination song, caravans and testimonials

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This video shows the COVID-19 vaccination song, caravans in various areas with young people and testimonials from the performers to promote vaccination.

COVID-19 Song and Caravan Video

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This video shares a vaccination campaign song and caravan that reaches out to young people in Mozambique. It includes youth testimonials about why to vaccinate.


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