Pidgin

COVideo19 is an initiative led by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health students aimed at providing science-based, social media friendly information on COVID-19 in multiple languages. The students are part of the Digital Health Society, the student arm of the Johns Hopkins University Global mHealth Initiative.

Breakthrough ACTION Nigeria developed a third wave (Wave 3) of Radio spots for NCDC in support of the RCCE. These spots are themed on self isolation, staying at home and general prevention messages for religious practices and are available in 4 Nigerian local languages; Hausa, Igbo, Pidgin, Yoruba and English language. 

Due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in December 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) had prioritized 13 African countries including Nigeria as the most vulnerable countries for importation of COVID-19.

These brochures serve as a way of reinforcing information about family planning. They are distributed in Nigerian communities to remind community members of the benefits of birth spacing at all levels of society from the individual to the family and community level.