Research brief: Barriers to COVID-19 prevention behaviors in Côte d’Ivoire

This research brief, available in both English and French, summarizes the results of a qualitative study examining barriers to a range of COVID-19 prevention behaviors early on in the COVID-19 pandemic in late 2020.

The study included individual interviews (IDIs) with COVID-19 survivors, individuals who lost a family member to the disease, and health workers. Focus group discussions (FGDs) were also conducted with members of the general population to explore social norms and community perceptions related to COVID-19.

Source: Research brief: Barriers to COVID-19 prevention behaviors in Côte d’Ivoire

COVID-19 Vaccine Posters in Malawi

Two posters in Chichewa encourage the uptake of the COVID-19 vaccine in order to reduce the risk of serious illness or death. One poster is targeted towards a general audience. The second poster is targeted towards youth.

Source: COVID-19 Vaccine Posters in Malawi

  • Katie Rodriguez
  • kmicek1@jhu.edu

Ghana COVID-19 Campaign Video

This is a COVID-19 vaccination campaign video from Ghana and in one of the local languages. The video is available on KingRalph Osei Agyeman’s Twitter account.

Source: Ghana COVID-19 Campaign Video

    #MakeCOVIDWorth Campaign in Indonesia on Instagram

    This is a COVID-19 prevention campaign in Indonesia in which people can purchase masks to donate to local charities.

    Source: #MakeCOVIDWorth Campaign in Indonesia on Instagram

      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

      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