Role of Information Sources in Vaccination Uptake: Insights From a Cross-Sectional Household Survey in Sierra Leone, 2019

Global Health: Science and Practice (GHSP)
Vol. 10, No. 1 February 28, 2022
http://www.ghspjournal.org/content/current

 

Role of Information Sources in Vaccination Uptake: Insights From a Cross-Sectional Household Survey in Sierra Leone, 2019
Shibani Kulkarni, Paul Sengeh, Victor Eboh, Mohammad B. Jalloh, Lansana Conteh, Tom Sesay, Ngobeh Ibrahim, Pa Ousman Manneh, Reinhard Kaiser, Yuka Jinnai, Aaron S. Wallace, Dimitri Prybylski and Mohamed F. Jalloh
Global Health: Science and Practice February 2022, 10(1):e2100237; https://doi.org/10.9745/GHSP-D-21-00237
Our findings suggest that health workers and faith leaders are important sources of information to deliver vaccination messages, given their strong association with vaccination confidence and uptake. In this context, vaccination promotion efforts that integrate faith leaders and health workers may help increase vaccination uptake.