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Prof Heidi Larson discusses the Vaccine Confidence Project

2 May, 2019
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Professor Heidi Larson is Director of the Vaccine Confidence Project at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. In this video Prof Larson explains what vaccine confidence is, the team’s work, and what needs to be done to restore vaccine confidence around the world.

This entry was posted on Thursday, May 2nd, 2019 at 2:52 pm and is filed under Video.

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KT Paul, K Loer 2019 Journal of Public Health Policy Volume 40, Issue 2
J Kennedy 2019 The European Journal of Public Health Vol. 29, No. 3, 512–516
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