How to Conduct a Rapid Community Assessment

Rapid community assessment (RCA) is a process for quickly collecting community insights about a public health issue in order to inform program design. The assessment involves reviewing existing data and conducting community-based interviews, listening sessions, observations, social listening, and surveys.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is pleased to share an assessment guide and tools for those who wish to better understand their community’s needs regarding COVID-19 vaccine acceptance and uptake among adults, adolescents, and children.

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    Lembar Balik COVID-19 (Community Engagement Kit)

    This flipchart is a tool intended for Facilitators to help provide information, education, and advice regarding COVID-19 vaccination especially the elderly (elderly) and the general population who have not completed their vaccination dose. Facilitators can include health workers, Family Planning Extension Officers/Family Planning Field Officers, community social assistants; also community leaders, volunteers, and vaccination education teams who deal directly with audience groups.
    The flipchart is designed to make the facilitators to carry out group communication and dialogue more directly and easier, accompanied by illustrations and pictures that help make it easier for the audience to understand the message.

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      Kartu Bantu COVID-19 (Community Engagement Kits)

      The COVID-19 Cue Card contains key questions and answers about COVID-19 vaccination. Created to facilitate the work of community assistants in reducing doubts about the COVID-19 vaccination. The content was developed based on the analysis and results of studies related to vaccination acceptance among the elderly and the general population who have not been fully vaccinated. This Cue Card can be used at any time if there are questions raised by individuals, groups or communities. These cards can also be used as a tool and games to play together to remember important messages related to the COVID-19 vaccination.

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        COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence Social Media Toolkit

        After the rapid development of the COVID-19 vaccines and subsequent rollout, there has been an infodemic of misinformation circulating about COVID-19 vaccine safety and efficacy, reducing public trust in getting vaccinated. This social media toolkit aims to support Ministry of Health officials, frontline health workers, community leaders and members, and patient advocacy groups with key messages to help address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in their communities.

        This toolkit is also available in SwahiliLuganda, and Nigerian Pidgin English.

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          Nepal Little Jab Book

          Save the Children has launched the Nepal ‘Little Jab Book’ developed in collaboration with Busara Center for Behavioral Economics, and Common Thread. The playbook focuses on six key behavioral challenges which restricts vaccine uptake and presents contextual and hackable behavior change actions to strengthen vaccine uptake and confidence amongst parents, young people, and health workers in Nepal.

          The playbook is designed for social behavior change (SBC) practitioners, development agencies, local government officials, health staffs, and media, and the insights are guided by the research conducted in Madhesh Pradhesh (formerly known as, Province 2).

          The Nepal Little Jab Book details down evidence and solutions to inspire vaccine uptake in people who are concerned about the side effects of the vaccine, challenged by trust towards available vaccines, or those looking for social endorsement in behest of various empirical and normative expectations.

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          COVID-19 Resources for India: Be a Part of the Solution

          Through this toolkit, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health – India Research Center and Project SANCHAR aim to provide partners, affiliates, and citizens with shareable easy-to-understand facts, myth-busters, and guidelines on COVID-19 prevention and mitigation and on maintaining physical and emotional wellbeing.

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            Nepal COVID-19 Resources

            This page offers materials produced by the Ministry of Health in Nepal in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

            The page includes print materials, audio, and reports.

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              India Fights COVID

              As we address the COVID-19 challenge, there is an urgent need for credible, simple and easy-to-understand information. This website is a collaborative initiative that houses content and creative materials, related to COVID-19, curated by an editorial team. This content is in English, Hindi and other regional languages, and formats include images, GIFs, Videos etc. All resources are free to access. Please download and use on your social media channels.

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                COVID-19 Toolbox

                This toolbox offers resources on general guidance for COVID-19, as well as specific guidance for clinical aspects, public health, communication, and guidance for clinical aspects, public health, communication, and guidance for different audiences.

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