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April 18, 2018

Recording Errors in Homemade Home-Based Records to Record Vaccination Services: Results from the 2016 Kenya Missed Opportunities for Vaccination Assessment

"Unfortunately, policies on the best course of action in the event of a HBR stock-out are rare, but such guidance is critical for health workers."

April 18, 2018

Keynote Address - Senator Ayesha Raza Farooq - 2018 International Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Summit featuring Entertainment Education

Ayesha Raza Farooq is a member of Pakistan's Senate and has been the prime minister's point person on the nation's polio eradication programmes since November 2013. At the time, Pakistan - one of...

April 18, 2018

New Insights on the Road to Zero

This presentation by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) explores that organisation's response to the Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI),...

April 17, 2018

Silent refusals and distrust of vaccines is a big challenge for vaccination teams

Author: Abdul Salam Afridi, March 23 2018: After the fake immunization campaign in a failed attempt to get Osama bin Laden's DNA lineages prior to his assassination in 2011, the efforts of polio...

April 17, 2018

The Importance of Social Networking in a National Polio Vaccine Campaign

"We encourage every health care worker to get involved in social networks, despite their challenges, to help bring medically accurate, science-based medicine to the general public in a nonmediated...

April 16, 2018

Global Perspective on Social Data

This presentation by Rustam Haydarov of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) was produced for the 15th meeting of the Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) of the Global Polio Eradication...

April 16, 2018

Vaccine Images on Twitter: Analysis of What Images Are Shared

"Despite widespread acceptance that images are crucial in public health messaging, there is no visual theory that systematically guides the design and use of images, and characteristics of effective...

April 10, 2018

The Influence of Provider Communication Behaviors on Parental Vaccine Acceptance and Visit Experience

"Participatory communication formats for initiating vaccine recommendations appear to be associated with a highly rated visit experience and reduced parental vaccine acceptance."

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Featured Knowledge Shared

April 9, 2018

"While the findings of the literature review reported on in this paper were largely specific to HCPs' individual vaccine hesitancy or...

April 6, 2018

Vaccine hesitancy is defined as a delay in acceptance or refusal of vaccines despite available vaccination services. Measuring vaccine hesitancy...

April 5, 2018

"To enhance OPV commitment, it might be useful to consider a multifactorial approach that highlights building trust in vaccinators, providing...

April 5, 2018

"An understanding of the psychology behind vaccination behavior can inform both theoretical development and facilitation of evidence-based...

April 4, 2018

"Negative attitude to OPV supplemental immunization has likely influence on mothers' immunization seeking behaviors and may contribute to non-...

April 4, 2018

"These findings demonstrate the benefits, challenges and nuances involved in promoting shared community responsibility for immunization."...

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