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UNICEF/UN018084/Faour
Evidence Reviews

MMR Mobilisation: Citizens and Science in a British Vaccine Controversy

This paper examines the controversy over measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine in Britain through the lenses of social movement theory and social studies of science. Since the early 1990s,...
IDS
2005
UNICEF/UNI167543/Jallanzo
Briefings

Diaspora Communications and Health Seeking Behaviour in the Time of Ebola: Findings from the Sierra Leonean Community in London

The Sierra Leonean diaspora was active in responding to the Ebola outbreak that hit Sierra Leone in March 2014, both by providing financial and material support, and through direct communication...
Ebola Response Anthropology Platform
2015
blog

Brighton and Madrid: a tale of two ‘pandemic’ cities

19th July 2021
In June, I travelled from Brighton to Madrid to visit my family for the first time in 18 months, allowing…
UNICEF/Frank Dejongh/UN0513433
blog

What can social science research teach us about COVID-19 vaccine deployment?

15th September 2021
COVID-19 vaccine development and deployment In the face of societal challenges that are unprecedented in recent history, the development of…
Briefings

Key Considerations: Achieving COVID-19 Vaccine and Health Equity in Ealing and North West London

Introduction This brief illustrates how COVID-19 vaccine (in)equity has played out on the ground and offers key considerations for how it can be improved in the North West London (NWL)...
SSHAP
2021
Evidence Reviews

Evidence Review: Achieving COVID-19 Vaccine Equity in Ealing and North West London

This review sets out key considerations for improving vaccine equity – as well as broader health equity – in the North West London (NWL) borough of Ealing. It foregrounds the...
SSHAP
2021
blog

Why is there vaccine inequity when there is plenty to go around?

30th November 2021
Governments and institutions in developed countries continue to prioritise their own populations, and perversely, the profits of northern-based pharmaceutical firms…
Infographics

COVID-19: Achieving Vaccine Equity in Ealing, London

Key messages from our evidence review and brief on Achieving COVID-19 Vaccine Equity in Ealing and North West London. To expand, open in the image in a new tab, or...
Briefings

10 Ways Local Governments in Multicultural Urban Settings can Support Vaccine Equity in Pandemics fr

INTRODUCTION: NATIONAL SUCCESSES MAY HIDE LOCAL VACCINE INEQUITIES At national and aggregate levels, COVID-19 vaccination across G7 countries appears successful. To date, 79.4% of the total population of G7 countries...
SSHAP
2021
Briefings

COVID-19 Vaccines and (Dis)Trust among Minoritised Youth in Ealing, London, United Kingdom

This brief explains youth perceptions of COVID-19 vaccination and outlines key considerations for engaging with and building trust among young people living in Ealing, London. Within the category of ‘young...
SSHAP
2022
Case Studies

Youth COVID-19 Vaccine Engagement in Ealing, London, United Kingdom

Despite progress in COVID-19 vaccination rates overall in Ealing, vaccine inequity persists as young people from minority communities are often less likely to be vaccinated. COVID-19 ‘vaccine hesitancy’ is not...
Institute of Development Studies
2022
blog

How can collaborative methods help us understand vaccine hesitancy among youth?

14th June 2022
Research on the context of COVID-19 vaccine ‘hesitancy’ can highlight a wide range of long-standing historical, political-economic, and social issues…
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