Facebook joins hands with Health Promotion Bureau to support vaccine administration

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Facebook has partnered with the Health Promotion Bureau (HPB) of the Ministry of Health in Sri Lanka, in order to support the Ministry in its next round of vaccinations to be administered to the public.

Facebook plans to extend its support by launching a public education campaign, making necessary information about vaccines available to the public,introducing COVID-19 vaccine profile frames on Facebook –in order to garner support for vaccinations and by issuing reminders for citizens, to consciously practice safety measures at all times.

Facebook’s global vaccination campaign aims to keep people informed and seeks to combat disinformation (with regards to covid health matters), within the community.

Globally, Facebook has

  • eliminated more than 12 million pieces of harmful misinformation about COVID-19 
  • connected over 2 billion people to government resources, through the COVID-19 Information Center 

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