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Community Conversations on Vaccines

Immunization Advocates’ podcast, Community Conversations on Vaccines, explores issues related to vaccines and immunization in low- and middle-income countries through interviews with on-the-ground professionals in those communities, including health workers, journalists and researchers.

Listen to episodes below and subscribe wherever you get your podcasts to be the first to hear new episodes. Available on Amazon Music, Apple, Audible, Gaana, Google, Spotify and Stitcher.

Sabin Co-Hosts:

Vince Blaser, Director, Advocacy and Outreach, Vaccine Acceptance & Demand

Francesca Montalto, Associate, Advocacy and Outreach, Vaccine Acceptance & Demand

Episodes

Listen to recent and past episodes of Community Conversations on Vaccines.

Rubina Qasim (left) and Ariel Frisancho (right)
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Community Conversations on Vaccines Episode 9: Future Policy and Practice + Vaccines
May 3 2022
Rubina Qasim and Dr. Ariel Frisancho consider how to build vaccine equity and trust through community-centered policies and inclusive health systems.
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Caroline Aura (left) and Yael Berman (right)
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Community Conversations on Vaccines Episode 8: Misinformation + Vaccines
Apr 19 2022
Dr. Caroline Aura and Yael Berman highlight the challenges associated with addressing vaccine misinformation in communities.
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Jaya Sheedhar (left) and Mohamed Mober (right)
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Community Conversations on Vaccines Episode 7: Human Rights + Equity + Vaccines
Apr 5 2022
Dr. Jaya Shreedhar and Mohamed Modber discuss the impact of human rights on vaccine equity and acceptance.
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Community Conversations on Vaccines Episode 6: Nigeria
Oct 12 2021
Dr. Adefunke Adesina and Sabin's Elizabeth Kohlway discuss the opportunity to integrate immunization in Nigeria.
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Community Conversations on Vaccines Episode 5: Brazil
Oct 5 2021
Journalist Natália Flores and Sabin's Dr. Denise Garrett discuss the challenges Brazil's journalists face while reporting on vaccines during COVID-19.
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Community Conversations on Vaccines Episode 4: Kenya
Sep 28 2021
Kenyan health workers Dorothy Logedi and Margaret Odera discuss the unique challenges COVID-19 has posed to themselves and their community.
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Community Conversations on Vaccines Episode 3: Nazima Raghubir
Apr 13 2021
In this episode, we explore the challenges of covering COVID-19 with Nazima Raghubir, a Guyanese journalist.
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Community Conversations on Vaccines Episode 2: Dr. Marina Shikhashvili
Apr 6 2021
In this episode, we are joined by Dr. Marina Shikhashvili, a primary healthcare expert in Tbilisi, Georgia, with over 30 years of experience.
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Community Conversations on Vaccines, Episode 1: Dr. Naveen Thacker
Mar 30 2021
In this episode, Dr. Naveen Thacker, the executive director of the International Pediatric Association, discusses global barriers to immunization.
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More Resources

Expand your knowledge using our growing database of resources on vaccines and immunization.

Blog
Immunization Advocates Explores COVID-19 Vaccine Equity, Acceptance in Season 2 of ‘Community Conversations on Vaccines’
Sep 28 2021 | Francesca Montalto
Immunization Advocates is launching season 2 of Community Conversations on Vaccines to provide further insight into immunization in LMICs.
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Community Conversations on Vaccines: Catching up with Our Season 1 Guests
Sep 2 2021 | Fawzia Tahsin
We recently caught up with two of our season one podcast guests to learn what challenges their communities continue to face.
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Immunization Advocates Launches Podcast to Explore Vaccines in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Mar 30 2021 | Francesca Montalto
Immunization Advocates is launching a new podcast as a tool for immunization advocates around the world to improve vaccine acceptance and demand.
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Discover Immunization Advocates’ Resources To Help Address Vaccine, Immunization Misinformation
Oct 27 2020 | Vince Blaser
This week we have launched our new Resource Hubs for health workers and for journalists to assist in delivering trusted information.
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IPA-SABIN Webinar on COVID-19 and Immunization: Challenges Facing Health Workers in Eastern Europe
Jan 25 2021
Health workers in Eastern Europe discuss immunization challenges in the region and the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Russian subtitles available.
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Launching IPA’s Vaccine Trust Online Course and IPA-Sabin Vaccine Institute Collaboration
Dec 15 2020
The International Pediatric Association, in collaboration with Sabin, hosts a webinar to launch the Vaccine Trust Project and IPA-Sabin Collaboration.
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Updated 4/13/2021