Coronavirus (1120) The COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Handbook

23 January, 2021

Dear Neil & HIFA colleagues,

I recently came across this handbook (The COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Handbook) which may interest those of you communicating about COVID-19:

According to the website, The COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Handbook and Wiki is a project led by SciBeh. SciBeh’s project co-ordinators are:

Professor Stephan Lewandowsky, University of Bristol

Dr Dawn L Holford, University of Essex

Dr Stefan Herzog, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin

Professor Ulrike Hahn, Birkbeck College University of London

Ol Beun, University of Warwick

The website gives further details of the project's authors and funding.



HIFA profile: Julie N Reza is a UK-based specialist in communications for biosciences, global health & international development ( She predominantly works with NGOs and not-for-profit organisations. Previously she was the senior science editor at TDR, based at the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva; prior to this she worked at the Wellcome Trust, UK, leading educational projects on international health topics including trypanosomiasis and trachoma. She has a PhD in immunology and a specialist degree in science communication. She also has several years research and postgraduate teaching experience. She is a member of the HIFA Steering Group and HIFA Social Media Working Group.

Email: naimareza AT