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Using COVID-19 Trends and Impact Survey Data to Conduct Prevention and Vaccination Campaigns in the Philippines

Written by: Nicole Walter, Program Manager, Data for Good at Meta Breakthrough ACTION, USAID’s global social and behavior change project, catalyzes social and behavior change by designing and implementing evidence-based solutions to improve…
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Battling COVID-19 Vaccine Misinformation Through Targeted Community Dialogues

Written by: Rassidatou Konaté, Student, Bloomberg School of Public Health Guinea recorded its first cases of COVID-19 in March 2020. At that time, little was known about the novel virus. A dearth of information fueled uncertainties, which…
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Promoting COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake Among the Media: The Story of a Radio Station in Oyo State

By: Breakthrough ACTION-Nigeria Staff As the Head of News at Solutions FM, a radio station in Oyo State, Nigeria, Dapo Okunubi heard many rumors about COVID-19 vaccines, including of recipients falling sick for many days after vaccination…
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Closing the Global COVID-19 Vaccine Gap: Three Encouraging Insights to Support Vaccine Demand

It has been more than a year since the global roll-out of COVID-19 vaccines, yet the gap in vaccination rates between high- and low-income countries continues to grow. Supply shortages are no longer the primary issue, with logistics challenges…
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Three Things You can do to Fight Health-Related Misinformation Online

Written by: Anurag Banerjee, Co-Founder, Quilt.AI According to a Global Market Research Report by ESOMAR, online research stood out as researchers’ preferred method of data collection, compared to more traditional methods such as face-to-face…
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Fighting Vaccine Hesitancy Through Community Radio and Social Media

Written by: Rakhshindah Akhtar, Program Associate From mass media to community outreach to user-driven social media campaigns, Breakthrough ACTION in Bangladesh has worked across media and in partnership with the Government of Bangladesh, civil…
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Breakthrough ACTION's COVID-19 Team is Hiring!

Breakthrough ACTION is ramping up its COVID-19 response work! If you want to use your project management, technical, and leadership skills to help respond to the pandemic around the world, join us. We are currently accepting applications…
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COVID Behaviors Dashboard Webinar Recap: How are the Data Used?

Written By: Eva Rosen, Program Specialist, Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs The Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs hosted speakers from UNICEF, the Gates Foundation, and Breakthrough ACTION for a webinar on the ways…