Understanding vaccine confidence in the post-truth era

As part of its annual ISNTD d³ conference on drug discovery, development and diagnostics for tropical diseases, the International Society for Neglected Tropical Diseases (ISNTD) hosts a panel discussion and focus session on how to sustain vaccine confidence in a post-truth era, exploring issues such as the impact of social media and misinformation on vaccine confidence and vaccination campaigns.

Find out more from four presentations and a panel discussion; the panelists are:

Chair: Zoe Mullan (The Lancet Global Health) 
Tikki Pangestu (Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore) 
Pauline Paterson (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, The Vaccine Confidence Project) 
Angus Thomson (Sanofi Pasteur) 

Rachel Grant (Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations)
 

June 25, 2018

Dr. Pauline Paterson (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, The Vaccine Confidence Project) speaks about sustaining trust in a post-truth world and the interplay between social media, misinformation and vaccination programmes.

Recorded as part of the the "Sustaining vaccine confidence in a post-truth era" session chaired by Zoe Mullan, Editor at the Lancet Global Health, at the ISNTD d³ 2018 conference on drug discovery, development and diagnostics for tropical diseases in London on June...

June 25, 2018

Angus Thomson, Head of Vaccine Confidence & Coverage at Sanofi Pasteur's Global Public Affairs, speaks about sustaining trust in vaccination in a “post-fact” world, with concrete examples from yellow fever, Ebola and polio outbreaks. 

Recorded as part of the the "Sustaining vaccine confidence in a post-truth era" session chaired by Zoe Mullan, Editor at the Lancet Global Health, at the ISNTD d³ 2018 conference on drug discovery, development and diagnostics for tropical diseases in London on June...

June 25, 2018

Pr. Tikki Pangestu (Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore) speaks about the impact of misinformation on vaccination, giving the example of the dengue vaccine. 

Recorded as part of the the "Sustaining vaccine confidence in a post-truth era" session chaired by Zoe Mullan, Editor at the Lancet Global Health, at the ISNTD d³ 2018 conference on drug discovery, development and diagnostics for tropical diseases in London on June 25-26 2018.

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June 25, 2018

At the ISNTD d³ 2018 conference on drug discovery, development and diagnostics, Rachel Grant, Director of Communications and Advocacy at the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) speaks about vaccine confidence in the post-truth era and the role which organisations such as CEPI can play in improving information and confidence in vaccination. 
 

Recorded as part of the the "Sustaining vaccine confidence in a post-truth era" session chaired by Zoe Mullan, Editor at the Lancet Glob...

June 25, 2018

This panel discusses the impact of social media and misinformation on vaccine confidence and vacciation campaigns, as part of a full session on "Sustaining vaccine confidence in a post-truth era". 

Some of the topics explored by the panel include:

Why do some groups or individuals delay or refuse vaccines? 

How do vaccine concerns vary by time, context, vaccine and country? 

How do concerns and misconceptions spread online and across social media?

What are the underlying reasons for non-vaccination?

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