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Focus Area: Addressing vaccine hesitancy

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First Module of LNCT’s New Free Online Course on Vaccine Hesitancy and Demand Generation Now Available to the Public

Dear LNCT members, We are pleased to announce that the first module of LNCT’s new online course on vaccine hesitancy and demand generation, “Understanding and Generating Demand for Immunization” is now available to the public in English, French, Portuguese and Russian. Developed in partnership with Common Thread, this module introduces key behavior change concepts and … Continued

Can social media monitoring lead to improved perceptions about immunization?

Authors: Eka Paatashvili, Gayane Sahakyan (MoH, Armenia), Svetlana Grigoryan (MoH, Armenia)

The recent COVID-19 crisis has shown how social media can be used successfully for community engagement and emotional support, as well as for providing the latest global evidence. Yet, we also see how it can be used as a tool to spread unverified rumors and misinformation about COVID-19,

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Meeting the Challenge of Vaccination Acceptance for Immunization Professionals

09/02/2020

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Join Sabin Vaccine Institute’s Vaccine Acceptance and Demand program and Boost Community for a virtual discussion that will center around the global issue of vaccination acceptance in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and the unique challenges presented to immunization professionals. During the session, we will brainstorm how together we can engage and learn on … Continued

Webinar: Vaccine Confidence in the Time of COVID-19

07/22/2020

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Vaccine confidence in the time of COVID-19 Launching a new Lancet publication analysing 5 years of global vaccine confidence trends & discussing the implications for new COVID-19 vaccines  22nd July, 2-3.30pm (BST) This webinar will mark the launch of a five-year analysis of vaccine confidence data to be published in the Lancet on July 21st (23:30 BST embargo). … Continued

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 susceptible populations, explore the underlying reasons for non-vaccination,

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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 social media), what worked, and lessons learned.

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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

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