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April 26, 2018

Factors and Misperceptions of Routine Childhood Immunization Service Uptake in Ethiopia: Findings from a Nationwide Qualitative Study

"[W]hile immunization of children might be affected by several factors, its identification using qualitative evidence collected from children's caretakers is generally minimal and narrow addressing...

April 26, 2018

Health Literacy and Vaccination: A Systematic Review

This systematic review aims to describe the state of the art in the relationship between health literacy (HL) and the attitude towards vaccines, intention to vaccinate, and vaccine uptake. The goal...

April 26, 2018

Impact Evaluation of a Community Engagement Intervention in Improving Childhood Immunization Coverage: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial in Assam, India

This article pre-specifies study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial (cRCT) evaluating the impact of a community engagement intervention - stimulate, appreciate, learn, transfer (SALT...

April 26, 2018

Measles, Moral Regulation and the Social Construction of Risk: Media Narratives of "Anti-Vaxxers" and the 2015 Disneyland Outbreak

"Media coverage arguably contributed to further polarizing of the vaccine debate by obscuring the complex and varied political, economic, and social causes for decreasing rates of full immunization...

April 25, 2018

Can Sexuality Education Advance Gender Equality and Strengthen Education Overall? Learning from Nigeria's Family Life and HIV Education Program

This report synthesises a two-tiered review of the Family Life and HIV Education (FLHE) programme, which trains teachers to deliver a gender and sex education curriculum in junior secondary schools (...

April 25, 2018

Making Mass Media Personal: Media Mix in a Changing Environment

This presentation examines the strategies developed by Population Media Center (PMC), a nonprofit organisation working to improve the lives of people globally using entertainment-education soap...

April 25, 2018

Public Trust in Vaccination: An Analytical Framework

"Unwillingness to be vaccinated is a growing problem in the developed world. This trend is gradually emerging in several parts of India as well." With a focus on the Indian context, this paper...

April 25, 2018

Demand for Immunization: A Human-Centered Field Guide for Investigating and Responding to Challenges

"[D]emand is about the complexity of people and why people do or do not make decisions and take actions. Understanding challenges of demand for immunization will necessarily always start here."...

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April 24, 2018

"Information, including the reporting and translation of scientific data, is important, but community-based interventions can employ...

April 24, 2018

The purpose of this study was to gain an in-depth understanding of parents' experience and views of vaccinating their four- to six-year-old child...

April 24, 2018

"Taking subjective assessments seriously...not only helps us understand possible tensions between clinical and social ethics but also to see...

April 23, 2018

"Use of behavior change principles and communication strategies such as motivational interviewing represent promising approaches to address...

April 23, 2018

The aim of this study is to determine the reasons related to complete and incomplete immunisation coverage among children in the Nouna Health...

April 23, 2018

This systematic review assessed the effects of interventions for reducing missed opportunities for vaccination (MOVs), which occur when persons...

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