South Sudan

South Sudan

Welcome to the CCN South Sudan page. This is an interactive, curated collection of South Sudan’s COVID-19 SBC resources, sample materials, tools and approaches to help policy makers, SBC and public health practitioners combat COVID-19.

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Recent Resources from South Sudan

September 23, 2022

COVID-19 Radio Spot – Phase 1

Radio/Audio Spots

These are messaging developed by Breakthrough ACTION South Sudan and approved by RCCE to be aired by the Radio Stations (Eye Radio/Media) to provide COVID-19 Vaccination information to the general public. The messaging developed into 5 languages (Arabic, Azande, Bari, English and Lotuko).

Flipchart for Community Engagement and COVID-19


This is a flipchart that will be used by communities to discuss COVID-19 Transmission and prevention and to encourage taking the vaccine. The flipchart will be a virtual guide by showing the illustration to audience and keeping the text pages facing to guide the conversation.

August 29, 2022

COVID-19 Radio Spot – Phase 2

Radio/Audio Spots

The second phase of campaign addressing COVID-19 rumors, misinformation and vaccine hesitancy produced with support from a creative agency (Khanga Rue & Ace Media Group). The Radio Spots focused on key vaccination information in 5 languages (English, Juba Arabic, Bari, Azande and Lutoko).

August 16, 2022

COVID-19 Vaccination Radio Campaign – Phase 2

PresentationRadio/Audio SpotsSBC CampaignTechnical Briefs

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

June 29, 2022

Radio Spot South Sudan

Radio/Audio Spots

These are messaging developed by Breakthrough ACTION South Sudan and approved by RCCE to be aired by the Radio Stations to provide COVID-19 Vaccination information to the general public.

May 24, 2022

General Information about COVID-19

SBC Materials

This is a poster in English explaining general information about COVID-19, including the prevention activities even after a person is vaccinated.

Rumor Tracking & Management Guide

Fact SheetTechnical Briefs

The rumor tracking and management guide developed to address collected COVID-19 rumors through development of the factsheet.

COVID-19 Vaccination in South Sudan

SBC Materials

Information Sheet explaining that COVID-19 vaccines are safe and approved by the Government of South Sudan. The vaccine will be provided free to the targeted population.

Radio Spot Talking Points

Fact SheetRadio/Audio Spots

The Radio Spot talking points is a guide used by Radio Presenters in the Radio stations to reinforce the Radio Spot messaging.

March 4, 2022

Real time assessment (RTA) UNICEF’s ongoing response to COVID-19 in eastern and southern Africa

Reports and Studies

This real time assessment (RTA) of UNICEF support to COVID-19 vaccine demand promotion in the eastern and southern African region (ESAR) is based on qualitative research in four countries: Ethiopia, Rwanda, South Africa, and South Sudan. The aim is to support UNICEF’s reflection on its ongoing work on COVID-19 vaccine demand promotion (success factors and challenges) and to draw lessons.

February 25, 2022

Facts about COVID-19 and the Vaccine

Fact SheetPamphlet

This flyer explains facts about COVID-19 and the vaccine, how COVID-19 is transmitted, available vaccines in the country, and who are eligible to take the vaccine.

February 24, 2022

Prevent: Respiratory Hygiene


This poster explains the importance of wearing mask properly to ensure that they are effective in protecting health care workers, and also how they are disposed to ensure health and safety of health care workers.

February 23, 2022

Communication Strategy for South Sudan COVID-19 2nd Phase


This document was developed by MOH & RCCE TWG to guide information dissemination associated with planned, coordinated & implemented mass vaccination. The communication strategy was constantly reviewed given the exigencies of the situations.

COVID-19 Risk Communication Package

Clinical/Technical Guidance

This package provide health care facility management and healthcare workers with an overview of the key actions required to keep safe & healthy in the workplace.

February 16, 2022

COVID-19 and its Variant Banner

SBC Campaign

This banner is for the general public to explain that South Sudan now has vaccines. This vaccine is free of cost and for anyone over 18. The banner was created by UNICEF in coordination with WHO, Health Pooled Fund South Sudan and GAVI Vaccine Alliance.

February 15, 2022

How South Sudan Beat the Odds to Delivery COVID Vaccines

News and Updates

Led by community members like CARE’s Health & Nutrition Coordinator Dr. Emmanuel Ojwang and CARE’s Health and Nutrition Manager Dr. Kawa Tong, South Sudan solicited investments in the South Sudanese healthcare system after those 132,000 life-saving doses went to waste in May. They quickly secured surge funding from CARE’s Fast & Fair Campaign, South Sudan’s Health Pool Fund, UNHCR, and UNICEF, and were able to change the story by the time the next round of doses arrived in July.

COVID Behaviors Dashboard

Access timely COVID Behaviors data to better understand the behavioral drivers behind vaccine uptake, masking, and physical distancing among other behaviors that affect the spread of COVID-19 to be able to develop more responsive and effective programs.

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The South Sudan COVID-19 response is led by Risk Communication and Community Engagement Technical Working Group chaired by the National Ministry of Health (MOH) and Co-chaired by UNICEF.

Key demand generation partners include Breakthrough ACTION, INTERNEWS, Save the Children, International Organization for Immigration, Cordaid and UNICEF. Other important partners include International Centre for AIDS Care and Treatment Program (ICAP), CORE Group Polio Project led by World Vision International (CGPP), World Health Organization (WHO) and Catholic Medical Mission Board (CMMB).

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