NiMSA World Immunization week Campaign – NiMSA Nigeria

Name of the activity: NiMSA World Immunization week Campaign

Country/NMO: NiMSA Nigeria

Program: Communicable Diseases

Contact information: contact [email protected] to get in touch with the Activity Coordinator

Type of the activity: Continuous Activity

Category: Campaign

Focus area: Work to increase rate of Vaccination

Sustainable Development Goals addressed: SDG 3 (Good Health and Well-Being), SDG 17 (Partnerships)

Problem statement:

According to WHO Immunization prevents 4-5million Deaths Per Year, An additional 1.5 million deaths could be avoided, however, if Global vaccination coverage improves. Immunization stands as one of the most cost effective and successful public health interventions and expanding its access plays critical role to the achievement of the SDGs. With the Current Global Issues of Vaccination and Hesitancy on the rise it is critical that medical students contribute to boost rate of Immunization.

Target groups:

  • Medical students
  • Healthcare Students


  • General population


1) Increase knowledge of at least 500 medical and health care students concerning vaccination and Covid-19 vaccines.

2) Increase level of routine Vaccination in at least 10 different Community health centres.

3) Improve level of knowledge and Confidence of medical students to get vaccinated against covid-19

Indicators of Success:

1)I) Maximum level of Engagement on all NiMSA-SCOPH social media platforms where Vaccination information and myths would be shared

i)At least 80% of students who attend webinar are able to show an improved level of knowledge on vaccination and confidence to share 

2) At least 50% increase in level of routine vaccination in all 10 community health centers.

3)I) Increased level of Confidence and rate of Covid-19 Vaccination across all medical schools In Nigerian

  1. ii) 80% positive improvement in survey response towards covid-19 Vaccination


Day 1-3(25th – 27th) – Infographics debunking myths surrounding Covid-19 Vaccination.

Day 4(28th)- Webinar on COVID-19 Vaccination, policies, myths and effects. 

Day 5-6 (29th-30th)- Infographics on Covid-19 myths

7th May 2022 – Rural Primary Healthcare campaign.

Plans for evaluation:

Pre and Post Evaluation forms.

_Vaccination Statistics from Community Outreach health Centres (pre and post campaign data)

External collaborations:

NiMSA Standing committee On Policy and Implementation (SCOPI)- Volunteers and Financial Support for physical outreach.

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