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Sabin Resources

Explore resources from Sabin on vaccine acceptance and demand, research and development, and safety and effectiveness.

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Vaccines and Immunization: The Fundamentals

This two-part online course, available in English and Russian, is designed to assist health workers in reviewing the fundamental aspects of vaccines and immunization, including manufacturing and quality assurance practices, clinical immunization practices and barriers to achieving optimal vaccine coverage.

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HELP COUNTER VACCINE MISINFORMATION

Download Vaccines and Immunization, our educational slide kit with lecture notes for use in presentations to health professionals.

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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.

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VACCINE IQ

This informational series of videos and infographics from Sabin dives into how vaccines work, why they are important for community immunity to diseases, how they are developed, how they are tested, and how they are regulated.

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WHY VACCINE RUMOURS STICK - AND GETTING THEM UNSTUCK

In this commentary for The Lancet, Sabin President of Global Immunization Bruce Gellin explores how understanding deeper issues behind vaccine rumors is key to building trust. “Without understanding and addressing trust, efforts to improve vaccine confidence will be a steep climb.”

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COVID-19 Vaccine Development Information

Explore the articles and opinion pieces below to deepen understanding of COVID-19 vaccine development and discussions on future COVID-19 vaccine acceptance and demand.

Coronavirus Vaccine Tracker

This resource from The New York Times outlines the process to make, test, and distribute a vaccine for COVID-19, and includes information on the different vaccine candidates in development.

Will Low-Income Countries Be Left Behind When COVID-19 Vaccines Arrive?

November 9, 2020, Duke Global Health Institute

Ensuring Uptake of Vaccines against SARS-CoV-2

October 1, 2020 - New England Journal of Medicine

Immunology Is Where Intuition Goes to Die

August 5, 2020 - The Atlantic

A Vaccine Reality Check

July 24, 2020 - The Atlantic

 

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.

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THE COVID-19 VACCINE PREDICTOR

This tool, created by the Center for Global Development and Ariadne Labs, allows users to estimate vaccine success in a variety of scenarios, including estimates of when a vaccine could be approved and manufactured at scale.

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Global & Regional Vaccines and Immunization Authorities

Explore guidance, policies and resources of global and regional authoritative bodies for vaccines and immunization.

UNICEF REGIONAL OFFICE FOR EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA

COUNTERING ONLINE MISINFORMATION RESOURCE PACK

A collection of tools, reports, toolkits and journal articles that can be used to develop tactics and plans to counter misinformation around vaccines and immunization.

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Immunization Videos

Learn more in the videos below on the immunization system and the economic return on investment of vaccines.

IMMUNIZATION ACADEMY'S IA WATCH

IA Watch provides video training for global immunization professionals.

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ECONOMIC IMPACT OF IMMUNISATION

This video from Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, examines a Johns Hopkins University study that explores the cost-effectiveness of investing in immunization.

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