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Vaccination Information, Motivations, and Barriers in the Context of Meningococcal Serogroup A Conjugate Vaccine Introduction: A Qualitative Assessment among Caregivers in Burkina Faso, 2018

Vaccination Information, Motivations, and Barriers in the Context of Meningococcal Serogroup A Conjugate Vaccine Introduction: A Qualitative Assessment among Caregivers in Burkina Faso, 2018

Author: 
Brooke Noel Aksnes
Jenny A. Walldorf
Sylvain F. Nkwenkeu
Robert L. Zoma
Imran Mirza
Felix Tarbangdo
Soukeynatou Fall
Sansan Hien
Cesaire Ky
Ludovic Kambou
Alpha Oumar Diallo
Flavien H. Aké
Cynthia Hatcher
Jaymin C. Patel
Ryan T. Novak
Terri B. Hyde
Isaïe Medah
Heidi M. Soeters
Mohamed F. Jalloh
Publication Date
Saturday, September 25, 2021
Affiliation: 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC (Aksnes, Walldorf, Diallo, Hatcher, Patel, Novak, Hyde, Soeters, Jalloh); United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Ouagadougou (Nkwenkeu, Fall, Hien); Institut National de Statistique et Démographie (Zoma); UNICEF, New York (Mirza); Davycas International (Tarbangdo, Aké); Ministère de la Santé, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (Ky, Kambou, Medah)

"The findings point to the importance of strong communication efforts by healthcare workers and other trusted sources of information regarding the timing and benefits of the new vaccines, especially after 11 months of age. Improving MACV and MCV2 coverage may require increased investments in community engagement..."

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Vaccine, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2021.09.038. Image credit: Gavi

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