Protecting young children from vaccine-preventable diseases

Training module for frontline workers on addressing immunization hesitancy

Highlights

Vaccination is one of the world’s safest and most cost-effective public health interventions. Yet growing distrust in science, coupled with misinformation, means that vaccination coverage rates are declining in some countries and communities, resulting in an upsurge of vaccine-preventable diseases.

Research shows that those caring for children tend to trust the advice of their health workers when it comes to vaccination, despite conflicting and often misleading information from other sources.

Author
Bettina Schwethelm, Svetlana Stefanet, Sergiu Tomsa
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Languages
English

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