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Focus Area: Addressing vaccine hesitancy

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Sabin’s Social and Behavioral Interventions for Vaccination Acceptance Small Grants Program Awarding $25,000 for Intervention Research Projects for Increasing Vaccination Confidence

The Sabin Vaccine Institute is proud to announce its second iteration of the Social and Behavioral Interventions for Vaccination Acceptance Small Grants Program. Under this program, grants of $25,000 each will be awarded for intervention research projects, which can be conducted over a period of 10 months beginning in September 2020. The primary goal of … Continued

Catalog of Tools for Assessing and Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy

Given the complexity of vaccine hesitancy, and how context specific it is, varying across time, place and vaccine, there is no silver bullet, or single intervention to addressing vaccine hesitancy. Identified strategies should be carefully tailored according to the target population, their reasons for hesitancy, and the specific context. It is key to identify the … Continued

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Religious Leaders Can Help Build Vaccine Confidence

This article originally appeared in Forbes. Below is an excerpt. Muslim clerics helped increase vaccination rates in Pakistan. An ultra-Orthodox community in Jerusalem mandated that children get vaccinated following a measles outbreak. Religious and local leaders are working with pygmy communities to increase trust in the Ebola vaccine in the Democratic Republic of Congo (where vaccination workers have been … Continued

LNCT Webinar Resources: Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy Challenges

LNCT hosted a webinar on February 6, 2020 on Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy Challenges. The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine presented a summary of the key issues and lessons learned during LNCT’s vaccine hesitancy workshop which took place in Geneva in November 2019. Armenia shared their experience introducing the HPV vaccination, challenges (including on … Continued

LNCT Webinar: Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy Challenges

02/06/2020

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Please join us on February 6th for a webinar featuring country experiences related to vaccine hesitancy challenges. Panelists from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine will present a summary of the key issues and lessons learned during LNCT’s vaccine hesitancy workshop, which took place in Geneva in November 2019. Armenia will share their experience introducing … Continued

New Study Finds Lower Trust in National Government Linked to no History of Vaccination

This survey originally appeared in the Lancet. Below is an excerpt. View the full findings here.  A new survey investigated the association between confidence in governments and the percentage of respondents who did not have vaccination in the past 5 years because of safety concerns, grouped by country.  The survey found that no history of … Continued

Takeaways from the LNCT Vaccine Hesitancy Workshop: Geneva, Switzerland (November 18-19, 2019)

Authors: Kristen de Graaf, Ekaterine Adamia, Nona Beradze, Ivdity Chikovani On November 18-19, 2019, delegates from the Learning Network for Countries in Transition (LNCT) participated in a vaccine hesitancy workshop in Geneva, Switzerland. The meeting brought together 12 actively engaged LNCT members from Armenia, Georgia, Ghana, Lao PDR, Uzbekistan and Vietnam with experts from the … Continued

Practitioner Perspectives: Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy Challenges – Armenia

Armenia

During our vaccine hesitancy workshop, which took place in Geneva in November 2019, we sat down with a couple participants to hear about their experiences addressing vaccine hesitancy challenges in their country. This interview is with Svetlana Grigoryan, Head of Immunization and Epidemiology, Vaccine Preventable Diseases Department, Armenia. The interview recording can be listened to … Continued

Practitioner Perspectives: Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy Challenges – Vietnam

Vietnam

During our vaccine hesitancy workshop, which took place in Geneva in November 2019, we sat down with a couple participants to hear about their experiences addressing vaccine hesitancy challenges in their country. This interview is with Dang Thi Tanh Huyen, Vice Head of National EPI office, Vietnam. The interview recording can be listened to in … Continued

LNCT 2019 Vaccine Hesitancy Workshop Geneva Resources

Meeting Materials Day 1 Welcome and Introductions – English | русский | Audio Recording Session 1: Understanding Hesitancy, Building Confidence – English | русский | Audio Recording Session 2: How Social Media Monitoring Can Support Your Vaccine Program – English | русский | Audio Recording Session 3: Managing Risk and Rumors: Addressing Safety Concerns and … Continued

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