COVID-19 Vaccine Promotion

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. Several SBC materials were produced under this project including TV and radio spots as well as different posters and banners. These materials were intended to reduce vaccine hesitancy among the general public and health service providers and increase the uptake of the vaccines.

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    COVID-19 SBC Message Guide

    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.

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

    Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) has implemented the COVID-19 vaccine promotion project in Ethiopia with funding and support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the Global Breakthrough ACTION mechanism. 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. A total of 998 randomly sampled CHWs (491 HEWs and 507 WDAs) were interviewed in five clusters of major regions of Ethiopia (Amhara, Oromia, Benishangul-Gumuz, Southern Nations and Nationalities Peoples Region, Dire Dawa). About 200 randomly sampled CHWs were interviewed from each cluster.

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

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

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

      Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) has 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. 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. A total of 500 randomly sampled healthcare workers were interviewed from selected health centers and hospitals in five clusters of major regions of Ethiopia (Bahir Dar, Hawasa, Jimma, Assossa and Addis Ababa). About 100 randomly sampled HCWs were interviewed from each cluster.

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

      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.

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        COVID-19 Vaccine Promotion Billboard

        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.

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        COVID-19 vaccination song, caravans and testimonials

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

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          COVID-19 Song and Caravan Video

          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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