Coronavirus (1260) Vaccine hesitancy (3) WHO webinnar: Vexing questions about vaccine communication and engagement, 10 May 2021

5 May, 2021

Dear HIFA colleagues,

The announcement below is forwarded from WHO. I have registered but will have to leave early for another meeting. Would anyone like to volunteer to join this and share your observations with HIFA afterwards? If so, please contact me:


Fundamentals of Risk Communication and Community Engagement (FoRCCE) Series

Monday, May 10, 2021

13:00 - 14:00 Geneva

The importance of how we communicate and engage populations is critical to maintain or increase public trust and confidence in vaccines. Together with social processes and practical factors, communication and engagement are key drivers of vaccination uptake.

This Q&A session aims to answer the vexing questions we’re now facing with communication and engagement around the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.

Please send your questions in advance to

Register here:


Best wishes, Neil

Coordinator, HIFA project on COVID-19, supported by University of Edinburgh

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