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This Library Guide contains published and unpublished information on vaccine hesitancy and related issues in the context of COVID-19 vaccination in Subsaharan Africa

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

Alemu, D., Diribsa, T. and Debelew, G.T., 2023. COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy and Its Associated Factors Among Adolescents. Patient preference and adherence, pp.1271-1280.
 
Girmay, A.M., Weldegebriel, M.G., Serte, M.G., Dinssa, D.A., Alemayehu, T.A., Kenea, M.A., Weldetinsae, A., Teklu, K.T., Mengesha, S.D., Alemu, Z.A. and Demisie, B., 2023. Determinants of vaccine acceptance, knowledge, attitude, and prevention practices against COVID‐19 among governmental healthcare workers in Addis Ababa and Adama, Ethiopia: A cross‐sectional study. Health Science Reports6(1), p.e1074.
 
Getachew T, Negash A, Degefa M, Lami M, Balis B, Debela A, Gemechu K, Shiferaw K, Nigussie K, Bekele H, Oljira A, Eyeberu A, Dessie Y, Alemu A, Sertsu A. COVID-19 vaccine acceptance and associated factors among adult clients at public hospitals in eastern Ethiopia using the health belief model: multicentre cross-sectional study. BMJ Open. 2023 Mar 23;13(3):e070551. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-070551. 
 
Liga, A.D., Jabir, Y.N. and Bacha, R.H., 2023. COVID-19 vaccine acceptance and adherence to non-pharmaceutical interventions among employees of public transportations company in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics19(1), p.2184759.
Worede, D.T. and Kassahun, M., 2023. COVID-19 vaccine acceptance and predictors among pregnant women in Ethiopia: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Public Health in Practice, p.100386.
 
Andargie A, Zewdie S. Covid-19 vaccine uptake and associated factors among health science University students in northeastern Ethiopia, a cross-sectional study. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2023 Dec 31;19(1):2208016. doi: 10.1080/21645515.2023.2208016. PMID: 37212445.
 
Muluneh MD, Negash K, Tsegaye S, Abera Y, Tadesse D, Abebe S, Vaughan C, Stulz V. COVID-19 Knowledge, Attitudes, and Vaccine Hesitancy in Ethiopia: A Community-Based Cross-Sectional Study. Vaccines (Basel). 2023 Mar 31;11(4):774. doi: 10.3390/vaccines11040774. PMID: 37112686; PMCID: PMC10140841.(Not OA)
 
Erega, B.B., Ferede, W.Y., Sisay, F.A., Tiruneh, G.A., Ayalew, A.B., shigign Malka, E., Tassew, H.A. and Alemu, A., 2023. COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in Ethiopia in 2021: a multicenter cross-sectional study. IJID regions6, pp.120-124.
 
Alemu, D., Diribsa, T. and Debelew, G.T., 2023. COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy and Its Associated Factors Among Adolescents. Patient Preference and Adherence, pp.1271-1280.
 
Muluneh, M.D., Negash, K., Tsegaye, S., Abera, Y., Tadesse, D., Abebe, S., Vaughan, C. and Stulz, V., 2023. COVID-19 Knowledge, Attitudes, and Vaccine Hesitancy in Ethiopia: A Community-Based Cross-Sectional Study. Vaccines11(4), p.774.
 
Worede, D.T. and Kassahun, M., 2023. COVID-19 vaccine acceptance and predictors among pregnant women in Ethiopia: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Public Health in Practice, p.100386.
 
Gelagay, A.A., Worku, A.G., Bashah, D.T., Tebeje, N.B., Gebrie, M.H., Yeshita, H.Y., Cherkose, E.A., Ayana, B.A., Lakew, A.M., Bitew, D.A. and Asmamaw, D.B., 2023. Complete childhood vaccination and associated factors among children aged 12–23 months in Dabat demographic and health survey site, Ethiopia, 2022. BMC Public Health23(1), pp.1-9.
 
Alemayehu, A., Yusuf, M., Demissie, A. and Abdullahi, Y., 2022. Determinants of COVID-19 vaccine uptake and barriers to being vaccinated among first-round eligibles for COVID-19 vaccination in Eastern Ethiopia: A community based cross-sectional study. SAGE Open Medicine, 10, p.20503121221077585.
 
Segni, M.T., Demissie, H.F., Adem, M.K., Geleto, A.K., Kelkile, M.W., Sori, B.K., Heyi, M.L., Iticha, D.G., Bejiga, G.S., Guddisa, A.B. and Sima, Y.A., 2022. Post COVID-19 vaccination side effects and associated factors among vaccinated health care providers in Oromia region, Ethiopia in 2021. Plos one17(12), p.e0278334.

https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0278334

Mekonnen, B.D. and Mengistu, B.A., 2022. COVID-19 vaccine acceptance and its associated factors in Ethiopia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health, p.101001.
 

Demeke CA, Kifle ZD, Atsbeha BW, Wondmsigegn D, Yimenu DK, Woldeyohanins AE, Kasahun AE. COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among health professionals in a tertiary care center at the University of Gondar Specialized Hospital, Ethiopia: A cross-sectional study. SAGE Open Medicine. 2022 Feb 15;1

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8855372/

Amhare, A.F., Zhao, M., Seeley, J., Zhang, W.H., Goyomsa, G.G., Geleta, T.A., Zhao, R. and Zhang, L., 2022. Impact of COVID-19 on HIV services and anticipated benefits of vaccination in restoring HIV services in Ethiopia: A qualitative assessment. Frontiers in Public Health, 10.
 
Getachew, T., Balis, B., Eyeberu, A., Debella, A., Nigussie, S., Habte, S., Eshetu, B., Bekele, H., Alemu, A. and Dessie, Y., 2022. COVID-19 vaccine acceptance among pregnant women attending antenatal care in public hospitals in eastern Ethiopia: A multi‐center facility‐based cross‐sectional study. Public Health in Practice, p.100338.
 

Kassa Mekonnen C, Gizaw Demissie N, Wako Beko Z, Mulu Ferede Y, Kindie Abate H. Intent to get vaccinated against COVID-19 pandemic and its associated factors among adults with a chronic medical condition. International Journal of Africa Nursing Sciences i. 2022;1

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8858773/

Aynalem, Z.B., Bogale, T.W., Bantie, G.M., Ayalew, A.F., Tamir, W., Feleke, D.G. and Yazew, B.G., 2022. Factors associated with willingness to take COVID-19 vaccine among pregnant women at Gondar town, Northwest Ethiopia: A multicenter institution-based cross-sectional study. Plos one, 17(11), p.e0276763.
 
Getachew D, Yosef T, Solomon N, Tesfaye M, Bekele E (2022) Predictors of unwillingness to receive COVID -19 vaccines among Ethiopian Medical students. PLoS ONE 17(11): e0276857. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0276857
 

Strupat C, Shigute Z, Bedi AS, Rieger M. Willingness to take COVID-19 vaccination in low-income countries: Evidence from Ethiopia. PLoS One. 2022 Mar 3;

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8893640/

Mose A, Haile K, Timerga A. COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among medical and health science students attending Wolkite University in Ethiopia. PLoS One. 2022 Jan 25

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8789154/

Abdulhamid, I., Usmael, N. and Shaweno, T., 2022. Willingness to Accept COVID-19 Vaccine and Associated Factors Among Adult Household Members in Dire Dawa City Administration, East Ethiopia. Patient Preference and Adherence, 16, pp.2977-2988.

Yilma D, Mohammed R, Abdela SG, Enbiale W, Seifu F, Pareyn M, Liesenborghs L, van Griensven J, van Henten S. COVID-19 vaccine acceptability among healthcare workers in Ethiopia: Do we practice what we preach? Tropical Medicine & Int ernationalHealth. 2022 Mar 1.(Not OA)                                                                                     

Tolossa, T., Wakuma, B., Turi, E., Mulisa, D., Ayala, D., Fetensa, G., Mengist, B., Abera, G., Merdassa Atomssa, E., Seyoum, D. and Shibiru, T., 2022. Attitude of health professionals towards COVID-19 vaccination and associated factors among health professionals, Western Ethiopia: A cross-sectional survey. Plos one17(3), p.e0265061.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8906598/

Tadele Admasu F. Knowledge and Proportion of COVID-19 Vaccination and Associated Factors Among Cancer Patients Attending Public Hospitals of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2021: A Multicenter Study. Infection and Drug Resist. 2021 Nov 23

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8627267/

Mohammed R, Nguse TM, Habte BM, Fentie AM, Gebretekle GB. COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among Ethiopian healthcare workers. PLoS One. 2021 Dec 17;

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8682893/

Kanyanda S, Markhof Y, Wollburg P, Zezza A. Acceptance of COVID-19 vaccines in sub-Saharan Africa: evidence from six national phone surveys. BMJ Open. 2021 Dec 15;

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8678558/

Bekele F, Fekadu G, Wolde TF, Bekelcho LW. Patients' Acceptance of COVID-19 Vaccine: Implications for Patients with Chronic Disease in Low-Resource Settings. Patient Preference & Adherence. 2021                                          

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8613934/.

Aemro A, Amare NS, Shetie B, Chekol B, Wassie M. Determinants of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among health care workers in Amhara region referral hospitals, Northwest Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study. Epidemiology and Infection. 2021 Oct 14 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8548232/

Zewude, B., Habtegiorgis, T., Hizkeal, A., Dela, T. and Siraw, G., 2021. Perceptions and Experiences of COVID-19 Vaccine Side-Effects Among Healthcare Workers in Southern Ethiopia: A Cross-Sectional Study. Pragmatic and Observational Research, 12, p.131. (Not OA)
 

Adane, M., Ademas, A. & Kloos, H. Knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions of COVID-19 vaccine and refusal to receive COVID-19 vaccine among healthcare workers in northeastern Ethiopia. BMC Public Health 22, 128 (2022)

https://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-021-12362-8

Mose, A. and Yeshaneh, A., 2021. COVID-19 vaccine acceptance and its associated factors among pregnant women attending antenatal care clinic in southwest Ethiopia: institutional-based cross-sectional study. International journal of general medicine, 14, p.2385.

https://www.dovepress.com/covid-19-vaccine-acceptance-and-its-associated-factors-among-pregnant--peer-reviewed-fulltext-article-IJGM

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.
 
Handebo, S., Wolde, M., Shitu, K. and Kassie, A., 2021. Determinant of intention to receive COVID-19 vaccine among school teachers in Gondar City, Northwest Ethiopia. Plos one, 16(6), p.e0253499.
 
Sahile, A.T., Mulugeta, B., Hadush, S. and Fikre, E.M., 2022. COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance and its Predictors among College Students in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2021: A Cross-Sectional Survey. Patient preference and adherence, 16, p.255.
 
Angelo, A.T., Alemayehu, D.S. and Dachew, A.M., 2021. Health care workers intention to accept COVID-19 vaccine and associated factors in southwestern Ethiopia, 2021. PloS one, 16(9), p.e0257109.
 
Berihun, G., Walle, Z., Berhanu, L. and Teshome, D., 2021. Acceptance of COVID-19 vaccine and determinant factors among patients with chronic disease visiting Dessie Comprehensive Specialized Hospital, Northeastern Ethiopia. Patient preference and adherence, 15, p.1795. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8380286/
 
Shiferie, F., Sada, O., Fenta, T., Kaba, M. and Fentie, A.M., 2021. Exploring reasons for COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among healthcare providers in Ethiopia. The Pan African Medical Journal, 40.
 
Boche, B., Kebede, O., Damessa, M., Gudeta, T. and Wakjira, D., 2022. Health Professionals’ COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance and Associated Factors in Tertiary Hospitals of South-West Ethiopia: A Multi-Center Cross-Sectional Study. INQUIRY: The Journal of Health Care Organization, Provision, and Financing, 59, p.00469580221083181.
 
Shitu, K., Wolde, M., Handebo, S. and Kassie, A., 2021. Acceptance and willingness to pay for COVID-19 vaccine among school teachers in Gondar City, Northwest Ethiopia. Tropical medicine and health, 49(1), pp.1-12. (Not OA)
 
Taye, B.T., Amogne, F.K., Demisse, T.L., Zerihun, M.S., Kitaw, T.M., Tiguh, A.E., Mihret, M.S. and Kebede, A.A., 2021. Coronavirus disease 2019 vaccine acceptance and perceived barriers among university students in northeast Ethiopia: A cross-sectional study. Clinical epidemiology and global health, 12, p.100848.
 
Ayele, A.D., Ayenew, N.T., Tenaw, L.A., Kassa, B.G., Yehuala, E.D., Aychew, E.W., Mihretie, G.N. and Belay, H.G., 2021. Acceptance of COVID-19 vaccine and associated factors among health professionals working in Hospitals of South Gondar Zone, Northwest Ethiopia. Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, 17(12), pp.4925-4933. (Not OA)
 
Asmare, G., Abebe, K., Atnafu, N., Asnake, G., Yeshambel, A., Alem, E., Chekol, E. and Asmamaw Dejenie, T., 2021. Behavioral intention and its predictors toward COVID-19 vaccination among people most at risk of exposure in Ethiopia: applying the theory of planned behavior model. Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, 17(12), pp.4838-4845. (Not OA)
 
Abebe, H., Shitu, S. and Mose, A., 2021. Understanding of COVID-19 vaccine knowledge, attitude, acceptance, and determinates of COVID-19 vaccine acceptance among adult population in Ethiopia. Infection and drug resistance, 14, p.2015.
 
Terefa, D.R., Shama, A.T., Feyisa, B.R., Desisa, A.E., Geta, E.T., Cheme, M.C. and Edosa, A.T., 2021. COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake and Associated Factors Among Health Professionals in Ethiopia. Infection and Drug Resistance, 14, p.5531.
 
Alle, Y.F. and Oumer, K.E., 2021. Attitude and associated factors of COVID-19 vaccine acceptance among health professionals in Debre Tabor Comprehensive Specialized Hospital, North Central Ethiopia; 2021: cross-sectional study. Virusdisease, 32(2), pp.272-278. (Not OA)
 
Belsti, Y., Gela, Y.Y., Akalu, Y., Dagnew, B., Getnet, M., Seid, M.A., Diress, M., Yeshaw, Y. and Fekadu, S.A., 2021. Willingness of Ethiopian population to receive COVID-19 vaccine. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare, 14, p.1233.
 
Dhama, K., Sharun, K., Tiwari, R., Dadar, M., Malik, Y.S., Singh, K.P. and Chaicumpa, W., 2020. COVID-19, an emerging coronavirus infection: advances and prospects in designing and developing vaccines, immunotherapeutics, and therapeutics. Human vaccines & immunotherapeutics16(6), pp.1232-1238. (Not OA)
 
Porth JM, Wagner AL, Teklie H, Abeje Y, Moges B, Boulton ML. Vaccine non-receipt and refusal in Ethiopia: The expanded program on immunization coverage survey, 2012. Vaccine. 2019 Apr (Not OA)

 

Web of Science

Alemayehu, A., Demissie, A., Yusuf, M., Gemechu Lencha, A. and Oljira, L., 2022. Covid-19 Vaccine Acceptance and Determinant Factors among General Public in East Africa: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Health services research and managerial epidemiology, 9, p.23333928221106269.

EbscoHost

Belay, G.M., Alemu, T.G., Techane, M.A., Wubneh, C.A., Assimamaw, N.T., Tamir, T.T., Muhye, A.B., Kassie, D.G., Wondim, A., Terefe, B. and Tarekegn, B.T., 2022. COVID-19 vaccine acceptance rate and its predictors in Ethiopia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, p.2114699.

Google Scholar

Abay, E.S., Belew, M.D., Ketsela, B.S., Mengistu, E.E., Getachew, L.S., Teferi, Y.A. and Zerihun, A.B., 2022. Assessment of attitude towards COVID-19 vaccine and associated factors among clinical practitioners in Ethiopia: A cross-sectional study. PloS one, 17(6), p.e0269923.
 
Getachew D, Yosef T, Solomon N, Tesfaye M, Bekele E. Predictors of unwillingness to receive COVID -19 vaccines among Ethiopian Medical students. PloS one. 2022;17(11):e0276857.