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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
This is a link to a post on how to generate demand for Covid-19 vaccination,This is a link to a post on how to generate demand for Covid-19 vaccination
Oxford Policy Management and UNICEF
Report that outlines the findings from the study on COVID-19 vaccine demand promotion drawing on the qualitative data gathered from Ethiopia, Rwanda, South Africa and South Sudan,Report that outlines...
Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance
The page provides ways of tacking vaccine inequity by promoting demand for immunization through social listening. It also provides other resources relevant to the topic,The page provides ways of...
World Health Organization (WHO)
Bhutan: Analysis of country COVID-19 response, identifying best practices and crucial gaps to factor into future response plans,Bhutan: Analysis of country COVID-19 response, identifying best...
World Health Organization (WHO)
The Gambia: Analysis of country COVID-19 response, identifying best practices and crucial gaps to factor into future response plans,The Gambia: Analysis of country COVID-19 response, identifying best...
Banque Mondiale, Organisation Mondiale de la Santé (OMS)
Guinée Bissau: Analyse de la réponse du pays à la COVID-19 et identification des meilleures pratiques et des lacunes cruciales à prendre en compte dans les futurs plans d’intervention pratiques...
World Health Organization (WHO)
Somalia: Analysis of country COVID-19 response, identifying best practices and crucial gaps to factor into future response plans,Somalia: Analysis of country COVID-19 response, identifying best...
World Health Organization (WHO)
Botswana: Analysis of country COVID-19 response, identifying best practices and crucial gaps to factor into future response plans,Botswana: Analysis of country COVID-19 response, identifying best...
World Health Organization (WHO)
Syria: Analysis of country COVID-19 response, identifying best practices and crucial gaps to factor into future response plans,Syria: Analysis of country COVID-19 response, identifying best practices...
Giap Nguyen
Vietnam: Hearing and addressing people's Covid-19 vaccine-related concerns in Viet Nam
HelpAge International, Joseph Mbasha
Tanzania: Promoting access and mitigating barriers to COVID-19 vaccination amongst older people
Kshitij Joshi​
Fiji: Use of social listening to improve vaccine messaging and increase vaccine demand
Chima E. Onuekwe
Tanzania: Use of event-based vaccination to increase Covid-19 vaccination
Kennedy Waitara
Solomon Islands: Increasing Covid-19 vaccine demand through transferring knowledge and promoting community-led actions
Muhammad Faisal Khalil​
Pakistan: Lessons on use of vaccination-related restrictions to generate demand for Covid-19 vaccine
Dr. Chizoba Wonodi​
Nigeria: Evaluating the use of co-created messages and trusted messengers to improve COVID-19 vaccine acceptance in Northern Nigeria​
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
Le présent manuel accompagne l’utilisation des outils sur les facteurs comportementaux et sociaux de la vaccination pour comprendre ce qui incite à se faire vacciner. Il s’adresse aux...
Jorie Larson Nana
Cote d'Ivoire:Using rumor management system data to develop adaptive COVID- 19 vaccination strategies
Charlotte Mbuh​
Cote d'ivoire: Innovative and effective strategies of enhancing vaccine confidence and uptake and risk communication and community engagement with an emphasis on high-risk and vulnerable groups​
Ethiopia Red Cross Society
Ethiopia: Ethiopia Red Cross Society Covid-19 immunization response
Sofia de Almeida
ESARO: Addressing gender related challenges for Covid-19 vaccination
Syrian Arab Red Crescent
Syria: Bringing the service closer to communities and reducing vaccine hesitancy
Breakthrough ACTION
Cote d'Ivoire: Risk communication stakeholders need access to timely, focused information on public sentiment and rumors
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
This guidebook supports the use of the behavioural and social drivers (BeSD) tools to understand what drives uptake of vaccines. It is intended for immunization programme managers and others...
Organisation Mondiale de la Santé (OMS), UNICEF, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance
L’égalité des genres constitue un droit fondamental de l’être humain et un puissant moteur pour améliorer les résultats sanitaires dans le monde entier. Les interventions de vaccination ne...
World Health Organization (WHO)
This guidebook supports the use of the tools on understanding and addressing behavioural and social drivers (BeSD) of vaccine uptake. It guides programmes, partners and researchers to understand the...
World Health Organization (WHO)
This manual was developed to support countries in effectively responding to events which may erode the public’s trust in vaccines and the authorities that deliver them. In addition, a small section...
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
On August 17-20, 2020, the Forum on Microbial Threats at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held a 4-day virtual workshop titled The Critical Public Health Value of...
Sare İlbay, Osman Topaç, Nilüfer Tavukçu, Hasan Tezer, Elif Ayla Arabulan, Çiğdem Şimşek, Ateş Kara
Vaccination is the most effective and cost-efficient approach to protect both individual and community health. Decreased vaccination rates have been reported in many countries during the COVID-19...
Md Saiful Islam, Abu-Hena Mostofa Kamal, Alamgir Kabir, Dorothy L. Southern, Sazzad Hossain Khan, S. M. Murshid Hasan, Tonmoy Sarkar, Shayla Sharmin, Shiuli Das, Tuhin Roy, Md Golam Dostogir Harun, Abrar Ahmad Chughtai, Nusrat Homaira, Holly Seale
Rumors and conspiracy theories, can contribute to vaccine hesitancy. Monitoring online data related to COVID-19 vaccine candidates can track vaccine misinformation in real-time and assist in negating...
Rupali J. Limaye, Douglas J. Opel, Amanda Dempsey, Mallory Ellingson, Christine Spina, Saad B. Omer, Matthew Z. Dudley, Daniel A. Salmon, Sean O. Leary
Although vaccines are considered one of the most effective medical interventions to prevent vaccine preventable disease and associated morbidity and mortality, a number of recent outbreaks are...
Noel T. Brewer
Behavioral science offers several ideas about what it takes to get people to vaccinate. Colleagues and I previously reviewed the evidence for these propositions and put forward what has become known...
Julie Leask, University of Sydney
Measuring Behavioural and Social Determinants (BeSD) of vaccination and turning them into interventions
Lisa Menning
0:00 - Summary of the latest evidence and open research questions, Julie Leask. 16:10 - Evidence and lessons learned on social sciences analytics around vaccination in the Democratic Republic of...
World Health Organization (WHO)
Community engagement should be at the centre of all COVID-19 vaccine introduction activities. This document contains tips and discussion topics to be considered in vaccine delivery and demand, as...
World Health Organization (WHO)
This operational tool provides an overview of key activities and considerations to achieve high acceptance and uptake of COVID-19 vaccines. Among other critical actions, the Demand Planning Tool...
PGP - The Public Good Projects, Yale Institute for Global Health, First Draft, UNICEF
Misinformation threatens the success of vaccination programs across the world. Unicef, First Draft, Yale Institute for Global Health, and PGP (The Public Good Projects) have partnered to create the...
Emilie Karafillakis, Clarissa Simas, Alexandre de Figueiredo, Pauline Paterson, Heidi J Larson
There is growing evidence of vaccine delays or refusals due to a lack of trust in the importance, safety, or effectiveness of vaccines, alongside persisting access issues. Although immunisation...
Joseph Benjamin Banguara, Shuiyuan Xiao, Dan Qiu, Feiyun Ouyang, Lei Chen
Immunization to prevent infectious diseases is a core strategy to improve childhood health as well as survival. It remains a challenge for some African countries to attain the required childhood...
The Sabin-Aspen Vaccine Science & Policy Group
This report from the 2019 meeting of the Sabin-Aspen Vaccine Science & Policy Group highlights that although vaccination remains a well-accepted social norm worldwide, a combination of...
Anna Taddio, C Meghan McMurtry, Lucie M Bucci, Noni MacDonald, Anthony N T Ilersich, Angela Alfieri-Maiolo, Christene deVlaming-Kot, Leslie Alderman
Background Students experience fear, pain, and fainting during vaccinations at school. While evidence-based interventions exist, no Knowledge Translation (KT) interventions have been developed to...
Carolina Danovaro
Reducing pain during vaccination is becoming increasingly relevant as more vaccines become available and two or more vaccines may need to be administered simultaneously. While in some countries, up...
Suragh TA, Lamprianou S, MacDonald NE, Loharikar AR, Balakrishnana MR, Benes O, Hyde TB, McNeil MM
Background: Adverse events following immunization (AEFI) arising from anxiety have rarely been reported as a cluster(s) in the setting of a mass vaccination program. Reports of clusters of anxiety...
Madhava Ram Balakrishnan, C. Meghan McMurtry, Noni E. MacDonald, Michael S. Gold, Ulrich Heininger, Lisa Menning, Oleg Benes, Robert Pless, Patrick L.F. Zuber
The Council for the International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS) and WHO working group on pharmacovigilance defines five cause specific AEFI which includes an immunization anxiety-related...
Brenda Corcoran, Anna Clarke, Tom Barrett
The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination school-based programme for girls aged 12–13 years began in Ireland in 2010. Initially, the proportion of students who completed the vaccination course was...
Montgomery JP et al.
BACKGROUND: Immunizations are considered the most successful and cost-effective public health interventions employed today. While immunization coverage in India has improved dramatically in the last...
Heather MacDougall et al.
Experts have pointed to apathy as a key factor in the ongoing battle to eliminate measles transmission through universal vaccination. Apathy has taken many forms in Canada since the 1960s and could...
Noel T. Brewer etal.
Vaccination is one of the great achievements of the 20th century, yet persistent public-health problems include inadequate, delayed, and unstable vaccination uptake. Psychology offers three general...
Luke E.Taylor et al.
There has been enormous debate regarding the possibility of a link between childhood vaccinations and the subsequent development of autism. This has in recent times become a major public health issue...
Jane E.Frawley et al.
Background: Vaccination rates have remained steady for a number of years in Australia, however geographical areas of lower vaccine coverage remains a day-to-day challenge. The study explores parental...
Lorin et al.i
This systematic review describes the current relationship between health literacy (HL) and vaccination (including attitude to vaccines, intention to vaccinate, and vaccine uptake). The aim is to...
Umeh GC et al.
BACKGROUND: Attitude and subjective well-being are important factors in mothers accepting or rejecting Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) supplemental immunization. The purpose of the study was to determine...
Jason M. Glanz et al.
Importance: Some parents are concerned that multiple vaccines in early childhood could weaken their child’s immune system. Biological data suggest that increased vaccine antigen exposure could...
Lois A. Weithorn et al.
Rates of vaccine-preventable diseases have increased in the United States in recent years, largely due to parental refusals of recommended childhood immunizations. Empirical studies have demonstrated...
Giambi C et al.
In Italy, in 2016, we conducted a cross-sectional survey to estimate vaccine hesitancy and investigate its determinants among parents of children aged 16-36 months. Data on parental attitudes and...
Jason M. Glanz et al.
BACKGROUND: Interventions to address vaccine hesitancy and increase vaccine acceptance are needed. This study sought to determine if a Web-based, social media intervention increases early childhood...
Jones MU et al.
We hypothesized that families who are nonadherent to the routine vaccination schedule (RVS) present less frequently for physician visits. We conducted a retrospective chart review to compare the...
Gillian K SteelFisher et al.
Background: Eradication of poliovirus from endemic countries relies on vaccination of children with oral polio vaccine (OPV) many times a year until the age of 5 years. We aimed to determine...
SebastianTaylor et al.
Vaccine hesitancy constitutes a major threat to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI), and to further expansion of routine immunisation. Understanding hesitancy, leading in some cases to...
Heidi J.Larson et al.
In March 2012, the SAGE Working Group on Vaccine Hesitancy was convened to define the term “vaccine hesitancy”, as well as to map the determinants of vaccine hesitancy and develop tools to...
Caitlin Jarrett et al.
The purpose of this systematic review is to identify, describe and assess the potential effectiveness of strategies to respond to issues of vaccine hesitancy that have been implemented and evaluated...
Noni E.MacDonald
The SAGE Working Group on Vaccine Hesitancy concluded that vaccine hesitancy refers to delay in acceptance or refusal of vaccination despite availability of vaccination services. Vaccine hesitancy is...
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
All health care professionals who provide primary care to children and adolescents should always include routinely recommended vaccines as a part of the care that they deliver in the medical home....
Timothy Caulfield et al.
There is growing controversy about vaccination rates in Canada. A significant percentage of the population is uncertain about the science of vaccines, and in some areas ‘herd immunity\' is being...
Samara Perez et al.
Background: HPV vaccination uptake in boys is suboptimal in many jurisdictions, particularly in the absence of publicly funded HPV vaccination programs. Parents represent key decision-makers of HPV...
PaolaAnello et al.
Infant vaccination rates have been declining in Italy over the past 5–7 years. The aims of this study were to assess the trend in the proportions of children unvaccinated at 24 months old, to...
MarkDredze et al.
The recent inauguration of President Trump carries with it many public health policy implications. During the election, President Trump, like all political candidates, made policy commitments to...
Saad B. Omer et al.
The continued success of vaccines, one of the most effective public health interventions, depends on high rates of acceptance. Vaccine refusal in the United States has increased since the late...
Tara C. Smith
Vaccine refusal has been a recurring story in the media for well over a decade. Though there is scant evidence that refusal is genuinely increasing in the population, multiple studies have...
Nathan C. Lo & Peter J. Hotez
Importance: Routine childhood vaccination is declining in some regions of the United States due to vaccine hesitancy, which risks the resurgence of many infectious diseases with public health and...
Eve Dubé & Noni E. MacDonald
Despite the strong scientific and medical consensus around usefulness and safety of vaccines, a proportion of people remain concerned and unsure about vaccines and/or immunization programs....
Muhammad Ehsanul Hoque
In South Africa, HPV vaccination programme has been incorporated recently in the school health system. Since doctors are the most trusted people regarding health issues in general, their knowledge...
Ada M. Fenick, Allison Noesekabel
Background: The majority of pediatricians encounter vaccine hesitancy in their practices. As part of a broad discussion about vaccination, school requirements arise as a topic yet providers may lack...
Selamawit Yilma Bedada et al.
Introduction: Communication is key for the successful implementation of polio vaccination campaigns. The purpose of this study is to review and analyse the sources of information utilized by...
Vijayaprasad Gopichandran
While vaccination is one of the most successful public health interventions, there has always been a parallel movement against vaccines. Apart from scientific factors, the uptake of vaccinations is...
Yohannes Ababu et al.
Introduction: according to the Ethiopian Health Sector Development Plan IV annual performance report (HSDP IV), Ethiopia targeted to reach 90% coverage with DPT-Hib-HepB 3 (Pentavalent3) vaccine and...
Gloria J. Kang et al.
Background: Vaccine hesitancy continues to contribute to suboptimal vaccination coverage in the United States, posing significant risk of disease outbreaks, yet remains poorly understood. Methods: We...
Francesco Nicolia & Victor Appay
Despite the fundamental role of vaccines in the decline of infant mortality, parents may decide to decline vaccination for their own children. Many factors may influence this decision, such as the...
Melissa Berman et al.
Background: In children, the 13 and 10-valent pneumoccocal conjugate vaccines (PCV13/10) are currently approved for the prevention of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD). Acceptability is a key...
Joshua Greenberg et al.
This paper reports the findings of a national online survey to parents of children aged 5 and younger. The objectives of the study were to assess parental understanding of childhood immunizations,...
Bardia Nabet et al.
A rise in vaccine hesitancy—a behavior influenced by lack of trust in the medical community, concerns about vaccine safety, efficacy, necessity or convenience and other issues related to...
Hu Y et al.
OBJECTIVES: To verify the effectiveness of prenatal vaccination education intervention on improving mother\'s vaccination knowledge and child\'s vaccination status in Zhejiang province, eastern...
Noam H Arzt
This article focuses on the requirements and current developments in clinical decision support technologies for immunizations (CDSi) in both the public health and clinical communities, with an...
omas J. Philipson et al.
Objectives: To determine the lifetime social value of using the guideline-recommended vaccines for children born in the United States in 2009. Study Design: This study utilized an economic model...
Paula M. Frew et al.
Objective We examined Vaccine Information Statements (VIS) dissemination practices and parental use and perceptions. Methods We conducted a national online panel survey of 2603 US parents of...
World Health Organization (WHO)
This guidance document provides basic broad principles for a spokesperson of any health authority on how to respond to vocal vaccine deniers. The suggestions are based on psychological research on...
UNICEF
Religious leaders, with their tremendous authority at the grass roots, are key to garnering community support for broad immunization coverage. This workbook, designed for communication and programme...
Lemma Fekadu et al.
Background Growing conflict and insecurity played a major role in precipitating polio outbreaks in the Horn of Africa and the Middle East. In Angola, the early post-conflict situation was...
The following is a DRAFT set of Preferred Product Characteristics (PPC) for a generic microarray patch (MAP) presentation) with a solid vaccine formulation of a live-attenuated measles-rubella (MR)...
Euzebiusz Jamrozik et al.
Mass vaccination has been a successful public health strategy for many contagious diseases. The immunity of the vaccinated also protects others who cannot be safely or effectively...
Paul A. Gastañaduy et al.
Measles is a highly contagious, albeit vaccine-preventable, disease that can lead to serious complications. Although endemic transmission of measles in the United States was declared to be eliminated...