USAID’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Burkina Faso – Issue 3 / USAID dans la riposte face à la COVID-19 au Burkina Faso

This is the third issue of the USAID’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Burkina Faso newsletter (October 2020). The newsletter contains information on how USAID and its implementing partners are helping to strengthen Burkina Faso’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This assistance is provided through many activities that support the different thematic committees established:

  • Diagnosis/laboratory
  • Infection prevention and control
  • Surveillance
  • Coordination
  • Risk communication and community engagement
  • Case management
  • Logistics

Source: USAID’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Burkina Faso – Issue 3 / USAID dans la riposte face à la COVID-19 au Burkina Faso

  • Lydie Ky
  • lky@savechildren.org

USAID’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Burkina Faso – Issue 2 / USAID dans la riposte face à la COVID-19 au Burkina Faso

This is the second issue of the USAID’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Burkina Faso newsletter (October 2020). The newsletter contains information on how USAID and its implementing partners are helping to strengthen Burkina Faso’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This assistance is provided through many activities that support the different thematic committees established:

  • Diagnosis/laboratory
  • Infection prevention and control
  • Surveillance
  • Coordination
  • Risk communication and community engagement
  • Case management
  • Logistics

Source: USAID’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Burkina Faso – Issue 2 / USAID dans la riposte face à la COVID-19 au Burkina Faso

  • Lydie Ky
  • lky@savechildren.org

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

    Anti-stigma posters and leaflets for COVID-19 (Cote d’Ivoire)

    This series of printed materials (posters and leaflets) was developed by Breakthrough ACTION Cote d’Ivoire in collaboration with its government partners. It focuses on the non-stigmatization of people living with or recovered from COVID-19, in the community and in the workplace.

    Source: Anti-stigma posters and leaflets for COVID-19 (Cote d’Ivoire)

    • Jorie Nana
    • mnana@jhu.edu

    Perceptions of COVID-19 vaccines in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire: Synthesis of a qualitative study

    This document summarizes the results of a qualitative research done on perceptions related to COVID-19 vaccines in 2020, before the introduction of vaccines in Cote d’Ivoire in 2021. A “3C” model (Confidence, convenience, and complacency) was used to classify the major determinants of intention to be vaccinated in a population of adult residents of Abidjan.

    Source: Perceptions of COVID-19 vaccines in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire: Synthesis of a qualitative study

    • Jorie Nana
    • mnana@jhu.edu

    “Vacunate Guate” COVID-19 Vaccination Promotion Campaign

    The Breakthrough ACTION Guatemala COVID-19 Prevention Campaign developed materials to promote COVID-19 vaccination by highlighting benefits to people’s social and emotional lives after getting the vaccine and the threat of variants. The campaign is called “Vacunate Guate. ¡Hacelo por ti, hacelo por todos!” or “Get Vaccinated, Guatemala. Do it for yourself, do it for others!

    The print and digital materials include testimonials, radio spots, television spots, posters, social media posts, street banners and public transportation banners. All of the materials are in Spanish with audio materials also in the indigenous languages of Ixil, Mam, Q’echi, Kiche, and Kaqchikel.

    La campaña de prevención de COVID-19 de Breakthrough ACTION Guatemala elaboró materiales para promover la vacunación contra el COVID-19 destacando los beneficios para la vida social y emocional  después de recibir la vacuna y la amenaza de las variantes . La campaña se llama “Vacúnate Guate. Hacelo por ti, hacelo por todos!”

    Los materiales impresos y digitales incluyen testimonios, anuncios de radio, anuncios de televisión, carteles, publicaciones en las redes sociales, pasarelas en la calle y  en transporte público. Todos los materiales están en español con materiales de audio también en las lenguas indígenas de Ixil, Mam, Q’echi, Kiche y Kaqchikel.

    Source: “Vacunate Guate” COVID-19 Vaccination Promotion Campaign

    • Lily Merritt
    • lilyhmerritt@jhu.edu

    Alerta Guatemala COVID-19 Prevention Campaign Materials

    The Alerta Guatemala campaign is a COVID-19 prevention campaign from the Breakthrough ACTION Guatemala team. The campaign emphasizes that COVID-19 is still contagious and dangerous even if one has been vaccinated or previously infected. The prevention methods of distancing, masking and hand washing are highlighted, encouraging people to not let their guard down against COVID-19. The campaign materials include a TV spot, radio spots, print materials and digital/social media (intagram and facebook) materials in Spanish. The radio spots are also in the indigenous languages of Mam, Kaqchikel, Kiche, Q’Anjob’Al, and Keqchi. This campaign was aimed at the general public.

    • Lily Merritt
    • lilyhmerritt@jhu.edu