The State of the World’s Children 2023

The State of the World’s Children 2023 was developed in collaboration with VCP and using Vaccine Confidence Index data. It reveals that public perception of the importance of vaccines for children declined during the COVID-19 pandemic in 52 out of 55 countries studied.

The Philippines

Vaccine confidence in Philippines is high compared to other countries. The latest data we have for Philippines is from surveys conducted in 2022 which showed that 83% of people feel that vaccines are safe and 87% think they are effective. 71% of those surveyed said they believe it’s important for children to have vaccines and 79% feel that vaccines are compatible with their religious beliefs.

IRIS Academic Research Group

The IRIS Academic Research Group was founded by some of the world’s leading researchers and academic institutions and launched in June 2021 at the inaugural Global Vaccine Confidence Summit as part of the UK government’s G7 Presidency.