Globally, research teams are embarking on various clinical trials focused on finding a COVID-19 vaccine. However, efforts to
find a vaccine is characterized by misinformation, anti-vaccine sentiments, conspiracy theories, general distrust, or safety
Growing evidence shows that these challenges lead to serious public health consequences, including vaccine hesitancy, increased
public fear and low in vaccine confidence. These challenges may lead to lower vaccine acceptability when the COVID-19 vaccine
becomes available. During this webinar, experts will unpack the determinants of vaccine hesitancy and how it can serve as
a barrier to uptake of the COVID-19 vaccine. They will also share strategies that can be used by advocates and community
engagement practitioners in response to misinformation, rumours, in order to build and sustain vaccine confidence.