Program Guidance

This report, which was developed in consultation with leading experts in social and behavioral sciences and public health, outlines evidence-informed communication strategies in support of national COVID-19 vaccine distribution efforts across federal agencies and their state and local partners.

This report comes at a critical moment. 2021 will be a Nutrition for Growth ‘year of action’. It will offer multiple opportunities for governments, donors, the United Nations (UN) and other multilateral agencies, NGOs and businesses and leaders around the world to build momentum, make sure nutrition is high on political agendas and make the commitments urgently needed to end malnutrition for all.

Now that the COVID-19 vaccine is becoming available, somewhere between 60 and 90 percent of adults and children must be vaccinated or have antibodies resulting from infection in order to arrive at the safe harbor known as herd immunity, where the whole community is protected.

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