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This Library Guide contains published and unpublished information on vaccine hesitancy and related issues in the context of COVID-19 vaccination in Subsaharan Africa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

Ncheka, J.M., Menon, J.A., Davies, E.B., Paul, R., Mwaba, S.O., Mudenda, J., Wharrad, H., Toutounchi, P. and Glazebrook, C., 2023. Factors influencing COVID-19 health protective behaviours in Zambian university students with symptoms of low mood. BMC Public Health23(1), p.336.

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-023-15073-4

Carcelen AC, Prosperi C, Mutembo S, Chongwe G, Mwansa FD, Ndubani P, Simulundu E, Chilumba I, Musukwa G, Thuma P, Kapungu K, Hamahuwa M, Mutale I, Winter A, Moss WJ, Truelove SA. COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in Zambia: a glimpse at the possible challenges ahead for COVID-19 vaccination rollout in sub-Saharan Africa. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2022 Dec 31;18(1):1-6. doi: 10.1080/21645515.2021.1948784. Epub 2021 Jul 6. PMID: 34227914; PMCID: PMC8920139. (Pubmed)

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8920139/

Mutombo PN, Fallah MP, Munodawafa D, Kabel A, Houeto D, Goronga T, Mweemba O, Balance G, Onya H, Kamba RS, Chipimo M, Kayembe JN, Akanmori B. COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in Africa: a call to action. Lancet Glob Health. 2022 Mar;10(3):e320-e321. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(21)00563-5. Epub 2021 Dec 20. PMID: 34942117; PMCID: PMC8687664.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8687664/

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https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.05.03.074930v2.abstract

Mudenda, S., Hikaambo, C.N.A., Daka, V., Chileshe, M., Mfune, R.L., Kampamba, M., Kasanga, M., Phiri, M., Mufwambi, W., Banda, M. and Phiri, M.N., 2022. Prevalence and factors associated with COVID-19 vaccine acceptance in Zambia: a web-based cross-sectional study. The Pan African Medical Journal, 41.