Content creators and influencers on social networks gathered, Saturday in Rabat, in an awareness workshop organized by Y-PEER Morocco on the commitment of young people to raise awareness of the importance of vaccination against Covid-19 and the preservation of post-pandemic mental health.
This workshop, which is part of the participatory work carried out by UNICEF Morocco and USAID Morocco, aims to raise awareness among participants of the importance of the role of vaccination against Covid-19 for a return to life. normal, and to better understand the role of communication and the risks associated with it.
This conclave was an opportunity for participants to follow presentations on the latest developments in the epidemiological situation, the strategy to fight the pandemic and various technical approaches on the involvement of young people in supporting vaccination against Covid. -19.
On this occasion, Zouhir Adaoui, president of the Y-PEER Morocco association, indicated that this workshop is aimed at content creators by inviting them to target young people and adolescents to convey awareness messages on the importance vaccination for the return to a normal and serene life.
The ambition is to offer good content for the benefit of young people, because the epidemiological situation has strongly affected their mental health, he noted, pointing out that social media has sometimes transmitted false information on the pandemic and vaccination.
“We work to correct and bring misinformation to light with a view to correcting it with credible information, so that influencers and content creators can use it in their digital work,” he said.
For his part, the head of the UNICEF-Morocco Communication Department, Aniss Maghri, stressed that everyone is called upon to redouble their efforts in order to get out of this pandemic wave in the best possible way, stressing the importance of this awareness at the advantage of young people to succeed in this collective action.
And to note that the invitation of content creators to this workshop aims to call on them to engage in raising awareness of issues of great importance within society, such as the pandemic and its psychological consequences for adolescents. and young people.
This workshop also aims to develop action plans with influencers, content creators and committed young people to launch an online digital campaign on the promotion of vaccination against the pandemic and raise awareness in society about the importance of health. post-pandemic mentality.