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This Library Guide contains published and unpublished information on vaccine hesitancy and related issues in the context of COVID-19 vaccination in Subsaharan Africa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

Makadzange, A.T., Gundidza, P., Lau, C., Dietrich, J., Myburgh, N., Elose, N., James, W., Stanberry, L. and Ndhlovu, C., 2023. Investigating Attitudes, Motivations and Key Influencers for COVID-19 Vaccination Uptake among Late Adopters in Urban Zimbabwe. Vaccines11(2), p.411.
Kairiza, T., Kembo, G. and Chigusiwa, L., 2023. Herding behavior in COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in rural Zimbabwe: The moderating role of health information under heterogeneous household risk perceptions. Social Science & Medicine323, p.115854. (Not OA)
Myburgh, N., Mulaudzi, M., Tshabalala, G., Beta, N., Gutu, K., Vermaak, S., Lau, C., Hill, C., Stanberry, L., James, W. and Madhi, S., 2023. A Qualitative Study Exploring Motivators and Barriers to COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake among Adults in South Africa and Zimbabwe. Vaccines11(4), p.729.
Mundagowa, P.T., Tozivepi, S.N., Chiyaka, E.T., Mukora-Mutseyekwa, F. and Makurumidze, R., 2022. Assessment of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among Zimbabweans: A rapid national survey. Plos one, 17(4), p.e0266724.

Dzinamarira, T., Tungwarara, N., Chitungo, I., Chimene, M., Iradukunda, P.G., Mashora, M., Murewanhema, G., Rwibasira, G.N. and Musuka, G., 2022. Unpacking the Implications of SARS-CoV-2 Breakthrough Infections on COVID-19 Vaccination Programs. Vaccines, 10(2), p.252.
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.
Makadzange, A.T., Gundidza, P., Lau, C., Beta, N., Myburgh, N., Elose, N., James, W., Stanberry, L. and Ndhlovu, C., 2022. Vaccine Adverse Events Following COVID-19 Vaccination with Inactivated Vaccines in Zimbabwe. Vaccines, 10(10), p.1767.


Murewanhema G, Musuka G, Denhere K, Chingombe I, Mapingure MP, Dzinamarira T. The Landscape of COVID-19 Vaccination in Zimbabwe: A Narrative Review and Analysis of the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats of the Programme. Vaccines (Basel). 2022 Feb

Murewanhema G, Burukai TV, Chireka B, Kunonga E. Implementing national COVID-19 vaccination programmes in sub-Saharan Africa- early lessons from Zimbabwe: a descriptive cross-sectional study. Pan African Medical Journal 2021 Nov 24;40:180.

Murewanhema G, Mutsigiri-Murewanhema F. Drivers of the third wave of COVID-19 in Zimbabwe and challenges for control: perspectives and recommendations. Pan African Medical Journal. 2021 Sep

McAbee L, Tapera O, Kanyangarara M. Factors Associated with COVID-19 Vaccine Intentions in Eastern Zimbabwe: A Cross-Sectional Study. Vaccines (Basel). 2021 Sep

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.

Murewanhema, G., 2021. Vaccination hesitancy among women of reproductive age in resource-challenged settings: A cause for public health concern. The Pan African Medical Journal, 38.
Dzinamarira, T., Nachipo, B., Phiri, B. and Musuka, G., 2021. COVID-19 vaccine roll-out in South Africa and Zimbabwe: urgent need to address community preparedness, fears and hesitancy. Vaccines, 9(3), p.250.


Google Scholar

Gavish, N. and Katriel, G., 2022. The role of childrens’ vaccination for COVID-19—Pareto-optimal allocations of vaccines. PLoS computational biology, 18(2), p.e1009872.


Web of Science

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.