Faith-Based Leaders

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Breakthrough-ACTION activities in Indonesia will focus on providing assistance to the overall RCCE Coordinating Task Force to finalize strategy and develop the mapping of activities by themes and geographic areas.

Breakthrough ACTION-Nigeria facilitated video recordings of religous leaders (Christian and Muslim) in its intervention states in Nigeria. The recordings focused on COVID-19 preventive messages to bolster the adherence of the guidelines of the NCDC in containing the pandemic.

These social media cards include messages on how to celebrate the Ramadan at home while still practicing physical distancing. These social media cards were shared through the Facebook Page of the Department of Health. 

These social media cards include messages on how to celebrate the Holy Week at home while still practicing physical distancing. It also provided tips on how to make DIY Palm Leaves for Palm Sunday. These social media cards were shared through the Facebook Page of the Department of Health. 

This is a pocket guide for religious leaders, to serve as reference when they discuss health issues with their congregations.  As they deliver guidance to their followers/congregations, this guide provides them with key messages mainly on maternal and child health, child feeding practices, sanitation and hygiene, and malaria.

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