August 16, 2022

Education during COVID-19


Here’s how children in India are feeling about learning at home during COVID-19.

Protect Yourself and Others From COVID with 6 Steps


Thousands of people are still dying from COVID-19 every week. At least 1 in 10 with COVID-19 get long-COVID. Your health is precious. Protect yourself and others by taking 6 simple steps.


Fact SheetInfographicsTraining/EducationWeb Resources

This is an interactive game that helps you learn how to spot COVID-19 misinformation/disinformation.

COVID-19 Vaccination Radio Campaign – Phase 2

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The Radio Spot are used to convince South Sudanese people to get the COVID-19 vaccine shot despite the current barriers driving vaccine hesitancy.

August 15, 2022

Video Choreography SIAP – General Population Version

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BA COVID-19 Project Indonesia developed a video choreography using Jingle from the campaign SIAP.

This choreography is used for Community engagement activity/events to increase awareness on COVID-19 messaging that is conveyed through the jingle lyric and the choreography.

How is COVID-19 affecting parents’ mental health


Being a parent is a daily challenge and faced with the realities of COVID 19, social distancing and self-quarantine, it may be a struggle. For parents, the best way to help their children is to firstly take care of themselves.

Self-care during these times is not selfish because it enables the caregivers to be there for their children as a stable, calm and soothing parent. This way, parents will also be able to better understand their children and help them feel reassured, relaxed and focused.

How Athishree coped with COVID-19


Athishree was scared, hesitant to even talk to her friends when she first tested positive for #coronavirus.

While in quarantine, she taught herself the importance of opening up about her experiences.

We all have to stay ready. Anthem to overcome COVID-19 ft. Amitabh Bachchan & Priyanka Chopra Jonas

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We all have to stay ready. Only together can we win against COVID-19.

How to breastfeed safely if you have COVID-19?


This video explains how a mother can safely breastfeed if she is suspected/confirmed to have COVID-19?

Facts vs. Myths on Breastfeeding and COVID-19


This video answers the question of if there is a risk of virus transmission through the breastmilk of a mother confirmed/suspected of COVID-19.

Elderly Heroes Competition – Tools and Media (Talk show, social and news media)

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The SIAP Elderly Hero Competition Currently as an integral part of the SIAP Campaign, is aimed to encourage vaccination coverage for the elderly. Supported by the USAID through the Breakthrough ACTIONS for COVID-19 program Indonesia, has collaborated with the Directorate of Health Promotion and Community Empowerment, the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Indonesia to conduct a complete COVID-19 vaccination program campaign for community groups. through public service advertisements on television, outdoor media, social media and digital media to encourage the achievement of complete COVID-19 vaccination until September 2022.

SIAP Radio Campaign – Adlibs Template

Radio/Audio SpotsTechnical Briefs

Adlibs for Radio Campaign – SIAP Campaign tools.

August 3, 2022

COVID-19 and Meta: Social and Behavioral Change Communication Learnings from 20 Countries

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Throughout 2021, CARE launched 45 locally-led campaigns in 20 countries applying lessons learned during an eight-week training series with Meta. In the second half of 2021, participating countries built on their learnings from their first campaigns and attempted to answer new questions that arose all while creating culturally appropriate messaging to encourage the adoption of preventative behaviors and/or to build trust in the vaccine, even if it wasn’t yet available.

Using COVID-19 Trends And Impact Survey Data To Conduct Prevention And Vaccination Campaigns In The Philippines

Reports and Studies

Breakthrough ACTION, USAID’s global social and behavior change project, catalyzes social and behavior change by designing and implementing evidence-based solutions to improve health and development programs around the world. When COVID-19 emerged in late 2019, Breakthrough ACTION was already working on social and behavior change for family planning/reproductive health, malaria, HIV, and other health issues across the globe, including under the Global Health Security Agenda.

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 27, 2022

Guide de dialogue communanutaire sur le vaccin contre le COVID-19

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Le présent guide est conçu grâce à l’assistance technique de Breakthrough ACTION pour plaidoyer et dialogue communautaires spécifiquement axé sur la dissipation des craintes, la déconstruction des rumeurs, la promotion des vaccins contre le Covid-19 et l’incitation de la population à se faire vacciner en masse afin d’aider le pays de renforcer à terme son immunité collective face à la pandémie.

Handbook for media: the coronavirus and COVID-19

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The coronavirus that causes COVID-19 can spread rapidly and cause a lot of harm. But if communities respond appropriately and quickly, it is possible to limit its spread and the damage it causes. Mass media and communication have an absolutely vital role to play in this effort.

BBC Media Action has developed this handbook to help media support their audiences to face
this health emergency and manage the infodemic.

Key Messages for Religious and Traditional Leaders on COVID-19


This booklet provides adequate messages for religious and traditional leaders on COVID-19. The booklet is available in English and Hausa.

July 18, 2022

Article sur le travail avec les personnels de santé

Reports and Studies

Breakthrough ACTION intensifie les dialogues avec les professionnels de santé pour leur engagement et l’appropriation de la vaccination Covid-19 en RDC.

July 15, 2022

Encouraging COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake Among Adolescents in Malawi


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.

Video Choreography SIAP Jingle

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BA COVID-19 Project Indonesia developed a video choreography using Jingle from the campaign SIAP. This choreography is used for Community engagement activity/events to increase awareness on COVID-19 messaging that is conveyed through the jingle lyric and the choreography.


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