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NISH (NITAG Support Hub) 2: Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy/confidence in Africa

This Library Guide contains published and unpublished information on vaccine hesitancy and related issues in the context of COVID-19 vaccination in Subsaharan Africa

WHO Africa

Learning from Botswana’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout, 2021.

With WHO support, Botswana is one of four African countries that have completed an intra action review of their early COVID-19 vaccine rollout to help shape the next phase.

Pubmed : Covid-19 AND "vaccination hesitancy" AND Botswana

Kaur, L. and Ahirwar, A.K., 2022. Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2: a review of existing literature. Hormone Molecular Biology and Clinical Investigation.
Tlale LB, Gabaitiri L, Totolo LK, Smith G, Puswane-Katse O, Ramonna E, Mothowaeng B, Tlhakanelo J, Masupe T, Rankgoane-Pono G, Irige J, Mafa F, Kolane S. Acceptance rate and risk perception towards the COVID-19 vaccine in Botswana. PLoS One. 2022 Feb 4;17(2):e0263375. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0263375. PMID: 35120163; PMCID: PMC8815939. (Pubmed) file:///C:/Users/user/Downloads/journal.pone.0263375.pdf

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Mangla, S., Zohra Makkia, F.T., Pathak, A.K., Robinson, R., Sultana, N., Koonisetty, K.S., Karamehic-Muratovic, A., Nguyen, U.S.D., Rodriguez-Morales, A.J., Sanchez-Duque, J.A. and Zamba, P.T., 2021. COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and emerging variants: evidence from six countries. Behavioral Sciences, 11(11), p.148.
Sallam, M., Al-Sanafi, M. and Sallam, M., 2022. A global map of COVID-19 vaccine acceptance rates per country: an updated concise narrative review. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare, 15, p.21.

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Mathaha, T., Mafu, M., Mabikwa, O.V., Ndenda, J., Hillhouse, G. and Mellado, B., 2022. Leveraging artificial intelligence to optimize COVID-19 robust spread and vaccination roll-out strategies in Southern Africa. Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence, 5. DOI 10.3389/frai.2022.10130100