Mali COVID-19 Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions series

This FAQ series, available in French, was developed by Breakthrough ACTION Mali in collaboration with the National Communication Sub-Commission of the COVID-19 Crisis Committee. The series was distributed across a range of partners as part of the COVID-19 vaccination campaign in 2021. Content was developed in collaboration with all partners and adapts key information and messages of the World Health Organization’s COVID Vaccine FAQs and detailed SAGE recommendations to the context of Mali’s vaccine campaign, its vaccine eligible populations and available vaccine types.

The series includes:

  1. COVID-19 vaccine FAQ for Health workers
  2. FAQ for the general public
  3. AstraZeneca vaccine FAQ
  4. Johnson & Johnson/Janssen vaccine FAQ

Source: Mali COVID-19 Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions series

  • Jorie Nana
  • mnana@jhu.edu

Next door Neighbor video

This video is of a phone call between two neighbors in quarantine. It covers several rumors and misinformation about COVID-19 and where to find reliable information in order to adopt preventative behaviors (in this case, Bangladesh’s Ministry of Health website).

Source: Next door Neighbor video

    Save the Children Ethiopia COVID campaign (Twitter)

    Save the Children Ethiopia country office; under its media campaign work with UNICEF, had produced nine additional television spots with Fana Broadcasting Corporate. Here’s a video on how to minimize stress and apply positive parenting.

    Source: Save the Children Ethiopia COVID campaign (Twitter)

      Uganda COVID-19 Campaign Materials

      The Uganda Kijja Kugwa  (English translation: “COVID-19 Will Pass”) campaign promotes awareness of and adherence to the national standard operating procedures (SOPs) related to risk communication and prevention of COVID-19, including vaccine uptake, addressing vaccine hesitancy, and proper management of COVID-19 cases. 

      The campaign tools include radio spots, print (posters, fact booklets, home care guide, wall charts, z-cards, stickers, banners), TV spots, videos, social media, digital media tools for providers, clients, and gatekeepers/influencers. Since implementation, the campaign has been refreshed to incorporate messaging on vaccines, including a special Moments campaign. Various materials are available in English, Ateso, Acholi, Karamojong, Luganda, Lumasaba, Lusoga, Runyankore, Runyoro-Rutooro, Swahili, and other local languages.

      The campaign was developed In partnership with the Ministry of Health, UNICEF, WHO, USAID, and the USAID Social and Behavior Change Activity. For more information, contact Glory Mkandawire, Chief of Party gmkanda2@jhu.edu.

      Resources:

      Moments campaign for vaccine uptake, featuring sentimental posters and videos of gatherings with friends, family, and colleagues, that reinforce vaccination.

        COVID-19 Communication Strategy India

        This strategy will serve as guidelines for implementation of National, state and District communication activities providing information on the COVID-19 vaccines and vaccination process to people across the country to generate awareness and to improve acceptance and uptake of vaccine.

        The document will address issues of vaccine eagerness, vaccine hesitancy, provide information on new COVID-19 vaccines and reiterate to continue adherence to COVID appropriate behavior. It will also develop trust and greater confidence of people in vaccine by managing myths and misinformation.

        Source: COVID-19 Communication Strategy India

          Sub-national Risk Communication & Community Engagement Implementation Field Guide to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

          This field guide was developed to provide guidance to Community Health Workers, Health Promoters and Social Mobilisers on the implementation of COVID-19 risk communication and community engagement (RCCE) activities at the sub national level.

          Source: Sub-national Risk Communication & Community Engagement Implementation Field Guide to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

            COVID-19 Vaccine Matchmaking – UNICEF

            Even as the supply of COVID-19 vaccines to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has increased through the COVAX Facility – a global partnership designed to achieve vaccine equity – getting timely information to people about where they can receive the vaccine has been a challenge. With that in mind, UNICEF and partners have launched an SMS pre-registration system to support the COVID-19 vaccination campaign.

            Source: COVID-19 Vaccine Matchmaking – UNICEF

              Kiting High: New Normal for Children

              This is story book explains the new normal, or a set of various behavioral rules to be followed in order to slow the spread of COVID-19 and therefore keep their communities safe. It was produced by UNICEF and the Dr. Anamika Ray Memorial Trust.

              Source: Kiting High: New Normal for Children

                Malawi COVID-19 Vaccine Project – Community Engagement Handbook

                This is a handbook produced by USAID and partner organizations for health and community leaders in Malawi in order to increase COVID-19 vaccine uptake. The intended groups include: community health committees, health center management committees, community health action groups, and local leaders.

                Source: Malawi COVID-19 Vaccine Project – Community Engagement Handbook