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

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, and developed with advice from World Health Organisation Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (WHO GOARN) and Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC).

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    Joli Masque

    This video, produced by Development Media International, explains the importance of mask wearing, social distancing and hand washing to slow the spread of coronavirus through a friendly conversation between three men in Côte d’Ivoire. The video is in French with English subtitles.

    Can also be found at this Twitter feed.

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