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Hesitancy on the Frontline: Lessons Learned in Preparing for and Responding to Health Care Worker Hesitancy

Authors: Regina Madanguit, Felicity Pocklington, Michael Coleman, Sherine Guirguis, and Amel Benzerga To help you address specific vaccine hesitancy and demand issues in your country, you can sign up for a one-on-one meeting with Common Thread. Whether it’s a strategy, a crisis communication plan, or something you can’t quite define, our public health experts, communicators, … Continued

How to End a Pandemic: 5 Ways to Overcome Covid Vaccine Hesitancy

This blog was written by Sherine Guirguis, Co-Director of Common Thread, and originally appeared on Common Thread’s Medium blog. Vaccination — a photo by CDC on Unsplash By Sherine Guirguis, Co-Director of Common Thread Common Thread puts people at the centre of Public Health. Find us at: gocommonthread.com “I’m pretty sure I had Covid last October. I never get … Continued

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What is Driving COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy in Sub-Saharan Africa?

Angola, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria

This article originally appeared on the World Bank Blog. Below is an excerpt.  A 2020 Africa Centre for Disease Control (Africa CDC) survey in 15 countries found that while 79% of respondents would take a COVID-19 vaccine, vaccine hesitancy ranged from four to 38% (see figure 1 for more estimates). In a recent five-country Afrobarometer survey  six out of … Continued

Want to Talk to Experts About Your Vaccine Hesitancy and Demand Issues? Sign Up Now for Upcoming Office Hours with Behavioral Design Experts from Common Thread!

Is your country experiencing urgent vaccine hesitancy or demand issues as a result of COVID-19? LNCT is pleased to offer you an opportunity to talk with behavioral scientists, public health experts, communicators, and designers from Common Thread about these issues during an upcoming “office hour” session in August. How to sign up: LNCT countries can sign up for a one-hour “office hour” … Continued