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Vaccine Confidence Live: Lessons Learned and the Way Forward for COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence in Kenya and Uganda

November 30, 2021

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 | 8:30–10:00 AM EST | 4:30–6:00 PM EAT

After the rapid development of the COVID-19 vaccines and subsequent rollout, there has been an infodemic of misinformation circulating about COVID-19 vaccine safety and efficacy, reducing public trust in getting vaccinated. The challenges and solutions to address them vary from country to country.

Panelists for this episode will share lessons learned in Uganda and Kenya about promoting the acceptance of COVID-19 vaccines: what they and their organizations are doing to promote vaccine confidence, what is working, and what could work. The panel will be followed by a Q&A and discussion.

Moderator:

  • Fowzia Mohamed, Executive Director, Wezesha Health Services – Kenya

Speakers:

  • Dr. Victor Tole, Deputy County Director of Health, County Government of Lamu – Kenya
  • Esther Nasikye, Advocacy and Policy Manager, PATH – Uganda
  • Expert from the Uganda National Expanded Program on Immunization (UNEPI) – Uganda (to be confirmed)
  • Community Health Volunteer – Kenya (to be confirmed)

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