Literature archive

What is causing high polio vaccine dropout among Pakistani children?

Posted on 2 Sep, 2018
W Imran, F.Abbas, S.A.Javed 2018 Public Health Volume 164:16-25.

Highlights •In almost three decades, there is about 58 percentage point reduction in polio dropout across Pakistan. •Rural Pakistani child is highly likely to be dropout of polio vaccination relative to his/her urban counterparts. •Significant likelihood of increase in never-vaccinated …more

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To talk better about vaccines, we should talk less about vaccines

Posted on 19 Aug, 2018
F Gesualdo, N Zamperini, A E Tozzi 2018 VACCINE Vol 36( 34): 5107-5108

The Internet and social networks are a fertile ground for the decrease in vaccine confidence. This has caused an increase in vaccine hesitancy and has jeopardized vaccinationprograms in some contexts [1]. A wide variety of communication strategies have been studied and implemented …more

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Building an evidence base for stakeholder engagement

Posted on 19 Aug, 2018
JV Lavery 2018 Science Vol. 361(6402): pp. 554-556 Go to source

Factors influencing vaccine acceptance and hesitancy in three informal settlements in Lusaka, Zambia

Posted on 7 Aug, 2018
Pugliese-Garcia M, Heyerdahl L, Mwamba C, et a;. 2018 VACCINE 4 August 2018, In Press, Corrected Proof Go to source

The effect of maternal decisional authority on children’s vaccination in East Asia.

Posted on 15 Jul, 2018
Jung M 2018 PLoS ONE Vol.13(7): e0200333. Go to source

Vaccine wastage in The Gambia: a prospective observational study

Posted on 15 Jul, 2018
E Usuf, G Mackenzie, L Ceesay, et al. 2018 BMC Public Health Vol18(1): 1 Go to source

Changes in (risk) behavior and HPV knowledge among Dutch girls eligible for HPV vaccination: an observational cohort study

Posted on 8 Jul, 2018
R. Donken et al. 2018 BMC Public Health 18:837


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Addressing Parents’ Vaccine Concerns: A Randomized Trial of a Social Media Intervention

Posted on 1 Jul, 2018
Daley MF, et al 2018 American Journal of Preventive MEdicine Vol 55(1):44–54 Go to source

Factors associated with delayed infant immunization in a nationally representative cohort study

Posted on 24 Jun, 2018
J. Homel, B. Edwards 2018 Child: Care,health and development Vol 44 (4) : 583-591

bstract Background Many children in developed countries do not receive recommended vaccines on time. However, knowledge about factors related to timeliness remains limited. Quantifying the relative impact of parental attitudes compared with socio‐demographic factors for delayed immunization would inform policy …more

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The state of the antivaccine movement in the United States: A focused examination of nonmedical exemptions in states and counties

Posted on 17 Jun, 2018
JK Olive, PJHotez , A Damania, MS Nolan 2018 PloSMed Vol 15(6): e1002578 Go to source

Literature Literature archive

Lee TH, McGlynn EA, Safran DG. 2019 JAMA 321(6):539–540. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.19186
MJ Bayefsky, LOGostin 2018 JAMA Pediatr. online Dec 28, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2018.4283
K I Hammanyero, S Bawa, F Braka, et al. 2018 BMC Public Health Vol 18 (Suppl 4) :1306

Videos Video archive

Key figures share their perspectives on a controversy that led to the suspension of Ebola vaccine clinical trials in Ghana.

Drs. Heidi Larson and Pauline Paterson of the Vaccine Confidence Project join episode 50 of the Public Health United podcast with Nina Martin, November 2017.

Drs. Larson and Paterson join a discussion on vaccine confidence at Hong Kong University.  September, 2015.

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