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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...
Chima E. Onuekwe
Tanzania: Use of event-based vaccination to increase Covid-19 vaccination
Julie Leask, University of Sydney
Measuring Behavioural and Social Determinants (BeSD) of vaccination and turning them into interventions
Anita Slomski
Providing mothers-to-be with web-based vaccine information and social media capabilities increased infant immunization rates, according to a study in Pediatrics. The trial randomly assigned 888...
Naomi Smith & Tim Graham
Over the past decade, anti-vaccination rhetoric has become part of the mainstream discourse regarding the public health practice of childhood vaccination. These utilise social media to foster online...
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...
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...
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...
Beth M. Isaac
On August 16, 2015, a case of parotitis in a resident of the Rockaways neighborhood of Queens, New York City (NYC), was reported to the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) as a...
Orr, Daniela, Baram-Tsabari, Ayelet, Landsman, Keren
BACKGROUND Social media can act as an important platform for debating, discussing, and disseminating information about vaccines. Our objectives were to map and describe the roles played by web-based...
Radzikowski J et al.
BACKGROUND: The emergence of social media is providing an alternative avenue for information exchange and opinion formation on health-related issues. Collective discourse in such media leads to the...
Claudia Pagliari & Santosh Vijaykumar
Managing the global threat of Zika requires innovative solutions. This article examines the potential of Digital Participatory Surveillance to support the management of global disease outbreaks by...
L. Hossain et al.
The West African 2014 Ebola outbreak has highlighted the need for a better information network. Hybrid information networks, an integration of both hierarchical and formalized command control-driven...
David A. Broniatowski et al.
Vaccine refusal rates have increased in recent years, highlighting the need for effective risk communication, especially over social media. Fuzzy-trace theory predicts that individuals encode...
Brad Love et al.
Twitter is a popular source of health information. This study reports a content analysis of posts about vaccinations, documenting sources, tone, and medical accuracy. Results can help explain patient...
S. Walsh et al.
A large measles outbreak occurred in South Wales in 2012/2013. The outbreak has been attributed to low take-up of measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) immunization in the early 2000s. To understand better the...
Vanessa K. Dalton, Alice M. Chi, Sarah M. Pennewell, Melissa K. Zochowski, Ruth C. Carlos, Divya A. Patel, Alaina T. Bennett
BACKGROUND: Educational interventions may be a strategy to increase human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination among female university students, but studies to date have shown mixed results. This...
Ruiz J, Barnett G
CONTEXT: Negative vaccination-related information online leads some to opt out of recommended vaccinations. OBJECTIVE: To determine how HPV vaccine information is presented online and what concepts...
Hameed Kashan, Anastasiia Nurzhynska
Ghana: Use of an online communication campaign to address vaccine hesitancy caused by misinformation from social media