A number of concerns and misgivings lie at the heart of public opinion in Africa, faced with the future vaccination against Covid which is already well underway in Europe, the USA, Russia, China, and India.
Les réticences et les inquiétudes sont nombreuses au sein des opinons publiques africaines face à la future vaccination anti-Covid, qui a déjà commencé en Europe, aux USA, en Russie, en Chine et en Inde.
The end of the COVID-19 pandemic hinges on the success of a vaccine, but getting populations to accept and have confidence in one is a complicated process that requires an end to confusion and opacity and the advancement of "good politics".
Megan Schmidt-Sane, Santiago Ripoll, Tabitha Hrynick
We sat down with Simone Carter, manager of the Social Science Analytics Cell (CASS) in the DRC and lead for Integrated Multidisciplinary Outbreak Analytics (IMOA) for UNICEF’s Public Health Emergencies team, to hear her thoughts on whether the global pandemic is the moment to reimagine health systems
Researchers are calling on governments and others to invest in building public trust for vaccination so that communities are involved, understand and feel confident to ensure successful vaccine deployment.