The SAGE Working Group on Vaccine Hesitancy developed a vaccine hesitancy measure, the Vaccine Hesitancy Scale (VHS). This scale has the potential to aid in the advancement of research and immunization policy but has not yet been psychometrically evaluated.
Ongoing marginalization or discrimination in societies around the world, caused and perpetuated in large part by unfair public policies, leads to certain people and groups having more or less access to resources and services based on their social class, race/ethnicity, gender, religion, migrant or citizenship status, ability, or other aspects of their identities.
Le paludisme constitue un défi majeur en matière de santé publique. Au cours des vingt dernières années, le monde a connu de grands progrès en matière de réduction de la morbidité et de la mortalité dues au paludisme, en partie grâce à un investissement mondial visant à améliorer l’accès et la qualité des interventions qui sauvent des vies.
In 2012, the Strategic Framework for Malaria SBCC: 2012-2017 set forth an agenda to advocate for and strengthen technical capacity for SBCC; a number of developments have occurred since its publication to warrant an update and extension of the original framework.
The stakeholder analysis matrix allows a planning team to identify individuals and groups that are stakeholders in an activity, either as contributors, influencers or beneficiaries.
Vaccinating to prevent serious respiratory illness from flu and stop measles outbreaks is key to protecting people while helping health systems focus on the response to COVID-19. Some 17 countries in the Americas have reported they are using the Vaccination Week in the Americas platform to vaccinate against influenza, and other 17 plan to vaccinate against measles.
Although it is only possible to recognize resilience retrospectively, the COVID-19 pandemic has occurred at a point in human history when, uniquely, sufficient knowledge is available on the early-life determinants of health to indicate clearly that a focus on maternal, neonatal, and child health (MNCH) will promote later resilience.
With a focus on countries in the Global South, this infographic series illustrates: how COVID-19 has affected access to essential health services for women; how responses have exacerbated gender inequities in access to essential health services; and what practices and approaches countries have used to mitigate negative impacts.
The authors of this article believe that, "the intertwining spreads of the [COVID-19] virus and of misinformation and disinformation require an approach to counteracting deceptions and misconceptions that parallels epidemiologic models by focusing on three elements: real-time surveillance, accurate diagnosis, and rapid response."
SWOT stands for: Strength, Weakness, Opportunity, Threat. A SWOT analysis guides you to identify an organization’s strengths and weaknesses (S-W), as well as broader opportunities and threats (O-T). Developing a fuller awareness of the situation helps with both strategic planning and decision-making.