The Vaccine Confidence Project Webinar Series: Vaccine confidence in the context of trials

30 July, 2-3.30pm BST

Key speakers and line-up:

  • Introduction and welcome, Heidi Larson, Professor of Anthropology, Risk and Decision Science and Director of the Vaccine Confidence Project, LSHTM
  • Social listening around vaccine trials, Emilie Karafillakis, Lead for European research at the Vaccine Confidence Project, LSHTM
  • Insights from the field: challenges and solutions

    • Conducting trials in times of emergencies: reports from the Nuffield working group, Beatriz da Costa Thome, Preventive Medicine Department of the Federal University of São Paulo

    • The challenges of maternal vaccination trials, Nellie Myburgh, Head anthropologist, University of Witwatersrand
    • Public perceptions of human challenge studies, Primus Chi, Social scientist at KEMRI-Wellcome Trust, Kenya
  • Proactive communication and engagement to mitigate the spread of rumours and build resilience and confidence in vaccine trials, Robert Kanwagi, Programme coordinator for EBODAC, World Vision Ireland and Mateus Kambale Sahani, Vaccine Confidence Project, LSHTM

The CONVINCE (COVID New Vaccine Information, Communication  and Education) Call to Action can be found here.