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.

Source: COVID-19 SBC Message Guide

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A New Guidance for RCCE Coordination in Public Health Emergencies

National governments are responsible for implementing Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) as a key pillar of their respective public health response, as articulated in the International Health Regulations (2005). However, civil society at all levels, together with a multitude of others including the media and private sector, should (and often do) also support the government and its partners to fulfil this responsibility.

This guidance document designed by the Collective Service provides ways to ensure predictable, sustainable and well-functioning RCCE coordination platforms, strategies and approaches that work with the government and partners, at national, state and local levels.

Source: A New Guidance for RCCE Coordination in Public Health Emergencies

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    Digital Social Listening Insights on COVID-19 Vaccines and Reproductive Health in Eastern and Southern Africa

    This report provides an overview on:

    • Data on engagement generated by social media posts/ digital news articles around COVID-19 vaccines and specific sub-filters shared by users and digital news outlets geolocated in 21 countries in Eastern and Southern Africa.
    • Conversations around reproductive health represented about 2-15% of overall engagement on COVID-19 vaccines.
    • Overall conversations around pregnancy and fertility generated ~400k engagements in the past year (COVID-19 conversations generated +10M engagements in the same period).

    Source: Digital Social Listening Insights on COVID-19 Vaccines and Reproductive Health in Eastern and Southern Africa

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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.

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

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        Guidelines for Health Care Workers on COVID-19

        The following steps help healthcare workers protect themselves, their clients, and other people they contact.

        Source: Guidelines for Health Care Workers on COVID-19

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          Spreading good vibes and vaccine confidence up to the last mile

          Get Vaxxed for Good Vibes is a USAID-supported campaign to help the Department of Health in the Philippines advance COVID prevention and vaccine confidence for at-risk populations in rural and semi-urban communities. Two years into the global pandemic, promoting minimum public health standards together with vaccine uptake helps communities recover and bounce back.

          Check out our Get Vaxxed for Good Vibes resources here

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            Menstruation and COVID-19 vaccination

            The aim of this study is to measure whether or not the COVID-19 vaccines causes changes in women’s menstrual cycle or unexpected vaginal bleeding.

            Source: Menstruation and COVID-19 vaccination

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