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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    Traditional Leaders Advocating for the COVID-19 Vaccine

    Breakthrough ACTION is working with traditional leaders to encourage people to get vaccinated. In the video, Senior Chief Mlolo of Nsanje shares why she got the COVID-19 vaccine, and she encourages people to get vaccinated.

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      Improving COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake Among Young Adults

      This is a 60-second video clip produced by Breakthrough ACTION Ghana to address common COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy issues among young adults, build vaccine confidence and improve uptake. The video is available in voiceover versions, in four local languages- Twi, Ewe, Ga & Hausa.

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        Rooted in Trust: Addressing Vaccine Misinformation through Information Ecosystem Strengthening in Zimbabwe and South Sudan

        This powerpoint shares a response to COVID-19 misinformation among vulnerable communities and people affected by humanitarian crises with a focus on Zimbabwe and South Sudan.

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          Social Media Toolkit: COVID-19 Booster

          This is a collection of images from the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) that you can share on social media to encourage people to get their COVID-19 booster.

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            Happy Ethiopian New Year – Vaccinate against #COVID-19

            This is a tweet from PSI Ethiopia encouraging Ethiopians to avoid misinformation and to get their COVID-19 vaccine at their nearest health center.

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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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