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

Get the Facts Get the Vax Testimonials

This is a series of testimonials, in English and Spanish, encouraging people to get the COVID-19 vaccine. They are part of Johns Hopkins University’s initiative to encourage JHU employees and members of the Baltimore community to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

Source: Get the Facts Get the Vax Testimonials

    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

      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

      Opinion leaders in Malawi promoting the COVID-19 vaccine

      Three opinion leaders were featured in the social posters: Bishop Martin Mtumbuka of Roman Catholic – Karonga Diocese, Honorable Fred Kazombo, MP and Deputy Speaker of Parliament, and Sheikh Omar Nkachelenga of Blantyre Islamic Movement. Social media posters are in the Chichewa language.

      Source: Opinion leaders in Malawi promoting the COVID-19 vaccine

      • Katie Rodriguez
      • kmicek1@jhu.edu

      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.