Health Workers Resource Hub on Vaccines and Immunization
Explore resources from Sabin on vaccine acceptance and demand, research and development, and safety and effectiveness.
Vaccination Acceptance Research Network
The VARN is a global, multidisciplinary community of experts from the social and behavioral sciences and global health field collectively working to better understand and problem solve vaccination-related topics impacting acceptance and demand.
Join & Engage in the Boost Community
Health workers and other immunization professionals play a vital role in delivering one of the world’s most powerful health interventions: vaccines. Boost is building a world where immunization professionals are empowered to grow and lead in their careers and accelerate change in their communities.
Nursing Now Portal
In partnership with the Sabin Vaccine Institute’s Immunization Advocates program, the Nursing Now Challenge is working to elevate the voices & perspectives of early-career nurses & midwives with the aim of influencing discussions & decisions on vaccine equity & acceptance at local, national & global levels.
IPA Vaccine Trust Project
The IPA Vaccine Trust Project aims to increase and utilize the communications and advocacy skillsets of health workers providing or promoting vaccines and immunization with the training of health workers.
IPA Vaccine Trust Course consists of seven modules and two living-learning modules (available on IPA Website Vaccine Trust Project) designed to equip health workers with holistic knowledge and skillsets to increase people’s trust in immunization.
Guidance For Health Workers
A Practitioner's Guide to the Principles of COVID-19 Vaccine Communications
Created by the Center for Public Interest Communications at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications in partnership with Purpose and the United Nations Verified initiative, this guide outlines eight principles for sharing vaccine information that can guide efforts to increase acceptance and demand for vaccines, including a future COVID-19 vaccine.
COVID-19 Pandemic Fuels Largest Continued Backslide in Vaccinations in Three Decades
WHO and UNICEF sound the alarm as new data shows global vaccination coverage continued to decline in 2021, with 25 million infants missing out on lifesaving vaccines.
Boost Community: News & Resources
Check out the latest news and resources from the Boost Community and its global partners!
Meeting the Challenge of Vaccination Hesitancy
A report published in June 2020 by the Sabin-Aspen Vaccine Science & Policy Group lays out actionable steps that leaders across healthcare, research, philanthropy and technology can take to build confidence in vaccines and vaccinations.
Powering Vaccine R&D: Opportunities for Transformation
A May 2021 report published by the Sabin-Aspen Vaccine Science & Policy Group examines the core components of the vaccine ecosystem and finds opportunities to transform and accelerate the development of vaccines.