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

This Library Guide contains published and unpublished information on vaccine hesitancy and related issues in the context of COVID-19 vaccination in Subsaharan Africa

Pubmed : Covid-19 vaccination hesitancy AND Egypt

Tharwat, S., Eleraky, E.S., Adel, T., Nassar, M.K. and Saleh, M., 2023. Attitudes and concerns regarding booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine among Egyptian patients with autoimmune and rheumatic diseases: a cross-sectional survey study. Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice16(1), pp.1-12.
Abd Elgalil, H.M., Elsheikh, A.A., Ahmed, D.S., Ahmed, A.M. and Mohamed, S.S., 2023. COVID-19 vaccination perception and acceptance among female medical and nursing students at Al-Azhar University, Egypt. Infection and Drug Resistance, pp.1069-1079.
Tharwat, S., Saad, A.M., Nassar, M.K. and Nassar, D.K., 2023. Acceptance and hesitancy to receive COVID-19 vaccine among university students in Egypt: a nationwide survey. Tropical Medicine and Health51(1), p.16.
Elmazny, A., Magdy, R., Hussein, M., Elsebaie, E.H., Ali, S.H., Abdel Fattah, A.M., Hassan, M., Yassin, A., Mahfouz, N.A., Elsayed, R.M. and Fathy, W., 2023. Neuropsychiatric post-acute sequelae of COVID-19: prevalence, severity, and impact of vaccination. European archives of psychiatry and clinical neuroscience, pp.1-10. (Not OA)
Ghazy, R.M., Sallam, M., Fadl, N., Bouraad, E., Youssef, N. and Ghoneim, O.S.A., 2023. Attitude of Parents of Children with Cerebral Palsy Towards COVID-19 Vaccination. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health20(3), p.1909.
Medhat, M.A., Nour, M.O., Yousef, A., El-Raey, F., Aly, H., Mousa, S., Makhlouf, N.A., Elbadry, M., Baki, A.A., Saeed, M.A. and Abd-Elsalam, S., 2022. Triggers for Acceptance of COVID-19 Vaccination: A Community-Based Study. Recent Advances in Anti-infective Drug Discovery.
Boshra, M.S., Elgendy, M.O., Abdelaty, L.N., Tammam, M., Alanazi, A.S., Alzarea, A.I., Alsahali, S. and Sarhan, R.M., 2022. Knowledge, Attitude, and Acceptance of Sinopharm and AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 Vaccines among Egyptian Population: A Cross-Sectional Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(24), p.16803.
El-Ghitany, E.M., Ashour, A., Omran, E.A., Farghaly, A.G., Hassaan, M.A. and Azzam, N.F.A.E.M., 2022. COVID-19 vaccine acceptance rates and predictors among the Egyptian general population and Healthcare workers, the intersectionality of age and other factors. Scientific Reports, 12(1), pp.1-11.
Tharwat, S., Nassar, D.K., Nassar, M.K., Saad, A.M. and Hamdy, F., 2022. Attitude towards COVID-19 vaccination among healthcare workers: a cross sectional study from Egypt. BMC Health Services Research, 22(1), pp.1-12.
Moawad, A.M., Taha, S.H.N., Ghazy, R.M. and Abdelhalim, W.A., 2022. Assessment of Self-Treatment Knowledge, Beliefs and Practice during COVID-19 Pandemic among Egyptian Population: A Cross Sectional Study. The Egyptian Journal of Hospital Medicine, 89(1), pp.4516-4525. (Not OA)
Askarian M, Semenov A, Llopis F, Rubulotta F, Dragovac G, Pshenichnaya N, Assadian O, Ruch Y, Shayan Z, Padilla Fortunatti C, Lucey D, Almohaizeie A, Kamal AHM, Ogunshe A, Konkayev A, Beg A, Primerano E, Amer F, Kumari Pilli HP, Hung I, Ayoade F, Lefrant JY, Zajkowska J, Rello J, Kazi M, Taghrir MH, Blot S, Leib S, Hosseinpour P, Hosseinpour H, Erfani A, Borazjani R, Akbarialiabad H, Najafi M, Askarian A, Erdem H. The COVID-19 vaccination acceptance/hesitancy rate and its determinants among healthcare workers of 91 Countries: A multicenter cross-sectional study. EXCLI Journal. 2022 Jan 6;21:93-103. doi: 10.17179/excli2021-4439
Boshra MS, Hussein RRS, Mohsen M, Elberry AA, Altyar AE, Tammam M, Sarhan RM. A Battle against COVID-19: Vaccine Hesitancy and Awareness with a Comparative Study between Sinopharm and AstraZeneca. Vaccines (Basel). 2022 Feb 15;10(2):292. doi: 10.3390/vaccines10020292.
Saied SM, Saied EM, Kabbash IA, Abdo SAE. Vaccine hesitancy: Beliefs and barriers associated with COVID-19 vaccination among Egyptian medical students. Journal of Medical Virology. 2021 Jul;93(7):4280-4291. doi: 10.1002/jmv.26910. Epub 2021 Mar 25.
Elsayed M, El-Abasiri RA, Dardeer KT, Kamal MA, Htay MNN, Abler B, Marzo RR. Factors Influencing Decision Making Regarding the Acceptance of the COVID-19 Vaccination in Egypt: A Cross-Sectional Study in an Urban, Well-Educated Sample. Vaccines (Basel). 2021 Dec 24;10(1):20. doi: 10.3390/vaccines10010020
Payberah E, Payberah D, Sarangi A, Gude J. COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in patients with mental illness: strategies to overcome barriers-a review. Journal of Egypt Public Health Assoc. 2022 Jan 21;97:5. doi: 10.1186/s42506-022-00102-8.
Marzo RR, Ahmad A, Islam MS, Essar MY, Heidler P, King I, Thiyagarajan A, Jermsittiparsert K, Songwathana K, Younus DA, El-Abasiri RA, Bicer BK, Pham NT, Respati T, Fitriyana S, Faller EM, Baldonado AM, Billah MA, Aung Y, Hassan SM, Asad MM, El-Fass KA, Bhattacharya S, Shrestha S, Hamza NAE, Friedmann P, Head M, Lin Y, Yi S. Perceived COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness, acceptance, and drivers of vaccination decision-making among the general adult population: A global survey of 20 countries. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022 Jan 28;16(1):e0010103. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0010103.
Abdel-ader DH, Hayajneh W, Albassam A, Obeidat NM, Belbeisi AM, Al Mazrouei N, Al-Shaikh AF, Nusair KE, Al Meslamani AZ, El-Shara AA, El Sharu H, Mohammed Ebaed SB, Mohamed Ibrahim O. Pharmacists-physicians collaborative intervention to reduce vaccine hesitancy and resistance: A randomized controlled trial. Vaccine X. 2022 Apr;10:100135. doi: 10.1016/j.jvacx.2021.100135. Epub 2021 Dec 28
Qunaibi E, Basheti I, Soudy M, Sultan I. Hesitancy of Arab Healthcare Workers towards COVID-19 Vaccination: A Large-Scale Multinational Study. Vaccines (Basel). 2021 May 2;9(5):446. doi: 10.3390/vaccines9050446.
Elsayed M, El-Abasiri RA, Dardeer KT, Kamal MA, Htay MNN, Abler B, Marzo RR. Factors Influencing Decision Making Regarding the Acceptance of the COVID-19 Vaccination in Egypt: A Cross-Sectional Study in an Urban, Well-Educated Sample. Vaccines (Basel). 2021 Dec 24;10(1):20. doi: 10.3390/vaccines10010020.
Harapan, H., Anwar, S., Yufika, A., Sharun, K., Gachabayov, M., Fahriani, M., Husnah, M., Raad, R., Abdalla, R.Y., Adam, R.Y. and Khiri, N.M., 2022. Vaccine hesitancy among communities in ten countries in Asia, Africa, and South America during the COVID-19 pandemic. Pathogens and Global Health, pp.1-8.(Not OA)
Omar DI, Hani BM. Attitudes and intentions towards COVID-19 vaccines and associated factors among Egyptian adults. Journal of Infection and Public Health. 2021 Oct;14(10):1481-1488. doi: 10.1016/j.jiph.2021.06.019. Epub 2021 Jul 3
Nossier SA. Vaccine hesitancy: the greatest threat to COVID-19 vaccination programs. Journal of Egyptian Public Health Association. 2021 Jul 5;96(1):18. doi: 10.1186/s42506-021-00081-2
Patwary, M.M., Alam, M.A., Bardhan, M., Disha, A.S., Haque, M.Z., Billah, S.M., Kabir, M.P., Browning, M.H., Rahman, M.M., Parsa, A.D. and Kabir, R., 2022. COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance among Low-and Lower-Middle-Income Countries: A Rapid Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Vaccines, 10(3), p.427.
Ghazy, R.M., Abd ElHafeez, S., Shaaban, R., Elbarazi, I., Abdou, M.S., Ramadan, A. and Kheirallah, K.A., 2021. Determining the cutoff points of the 5C scale for assessment of COVID-19 vaccines psychological antecedents among the Arab population: A multinational study. Journal of Primary Care & Community Health, 12, p.21501327211018568.
Shehata, W.M., Elshora, A.A. and Abu-Elenin, M.M., 2022. Physicians’ attitudes and acceptance regarding COVID-19 vaccines: a cross-sectional study in mid Delta region of Egypt. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 29(11), pp.15838-15848. (Not OA)
Elgendy, M.O. and Abdelrahim, M.E., 2021. Public awareness about coronavirus vaccine, vaccine acceptance, and hesitancy. Journal of Medical Virology, 93(12), pp.6535-6543.(Not OA)
Suliman, D.M., Nawaz, F.A., Mohanan, P., Modber, M.A.K.A., Musa, M.K., Musa, M.B., El Chbib, D., Elhadi, Y.A.M., Essar, M.Y., Isa, M.A. and Lucero-Prisno III, D.E., 2021. UAE efforts in promoting COVID-19 vaccination and building vaccine confidence. Vaccine, 39(43), pp.6341-6345. (Not OA)
Fares, S., Elmnyer, M.M., Mohamed, S.S. and Elsayed, R., 2021. COVID-19 vaccination perception and attitude among healthcare workers in Egypt. Journal of primary care & community health, 12, p.21501327211013303.
Abdou, M.S., Kheirallah, K.A., Aly, M.O., Ramadan, A., Elhadi, Y.A.M., Elbarazi, I., Deghidy, E.A., El Saeh, H.M., Salem, K.M. and Ghazy, R.M., 2021. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination psychological antecedent assessment using the Arabic 5c validated tool: An online survey in 13 Arab countries. PloS one, 16(11), p.e0260321.

Hammam, N., Tharwat, S., Shereef, R.R.E., Elsaman, A.M., Khalil, N.M., Fathi, H.M., Salem, M.N., El-Saadany, H.M., Samy, N., El-Bahnasawy, A.S. and Abdel-Fattah, Y.H., 2021. Rheumatology university faculty opinion on coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) vaccines: the vaXurvey study from Egypt. Rheumatology international, 41(9), pp.1607-1616. (Not OA)

El-Sokkary, R.H., El Seifi, O.S., Hassan, H.M., Mortada, E.M., Hashem, M.K., Gadelrab, M.R.M.A. and Tash, R.M.E., 2021. Predictors of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among Egyptian healthcare workers: a cross-sectional study. BMC infectious diseases, 21(1), pp.1-9.




Zeid, N. and Tang, L., 2022. Egyptian Newspapers Coverage of COVID-19 Vaccines: A Theoretically Driven Content Analysis. Journal of Health Communication, pp.1-10. (Not OA)

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