Now that vaccine distribution is under way in many countries and COVAX has delivered its first vaccines, public health practitioners are shifting priorities to focus on increasing vaccine confidence and ensuring people continue to follow preventative behaviors like handwashing and social distancing.
This upcoming webinar will examine these topics using data from the recently updated KAP COVID dashboard, a visualization of survey data from 67 countries on knowledge, attitudes and practices around COVID-19.
Panelists will contextualize data from Egypt and Pakistan that reflect varying trends within one WHO region. This example can be adapted to any country with data on the dashboard. Participants will also learn how social norms – or the unwritten rules that guide behavior – contribute to the development of messages and interventions around prevention and vaccine uptake. For example, if someone believes that at least 50% of people in their community would accept a vaccine, does that affect the individual’s behavior? Panelists will provide insights on how to use the data from the KAP COVID dashboards to help drive COVID-19-related decision-making at the country-level. This webinar will be in English, with simultaneous French interpretation.
Rupali J. Limaye, PhD, MPH, MA
Departments of International Health, Epidemiology, and Health, Behavior & Society
Director of Behavioral and Implementation Science, International Vaccine Access Center
Associate Director for Behavioral Research, Institute for Vaccine Safety
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Dominick Shattuck, PhD
Director, Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning
Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs
Lisa Cobb, MPH
Deputy Director, Strategic Communication Programs Unit, Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs
J. Douglas Storey, PhD
Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs