Addressing misinformation regarding HPV vaccines in Canada
"This report contains results of a pre-campaign survey of Canadian parents of school-aged children. The objective of the study was to identify the preferred promotional formats and type of information parents of school-aged children eligible for HPV vaccination would consider in their decision- making process."
Vaccination of Pregnant Women to Improve Vaccination Coverage in Canada: A Review
"This review will focus on recommended vaccines during pregnancy, vaccination coverage, barriers and facilitators to vaccine acceptance, and strategies to increase vaccination coverage and acceptance among pregnant women in Canada."
School-Based Immunization Programs: An Effective Strategy for Achieving High Vaccination Rates?
"This literature review will provide an overview of Canada’s school-based immunization programs, the benefits of school-based vaccination programs, the specific challenges involved in the delivery of vaccines in the school setting, as well as ways to optimize these programs."
The Role of Traditional Media in Vaccine Acceptance and Uptake
"The first part of this report presents examples of recent media coverage about vaccination, describing how the controversies took place and what were the concerns raised by the media. Three cases are discussed: the controversies about the pertussis vaccine, the Measles-Mumps-Rubella (MMR) vaccine and the link with autism, and the HPV vaccine. Then, different tools are presented to help public health practitioners develop communications about vaccines."
Literature Review on Effective Strategies to Improve Vaccine Acceptance and Uptake
Vaccine hesitancy is receiving increasing public health attention in developed and developing countries around the world. Public health authorities can have an impact on vaccine acceptance, vaccination coverage and delay in receipt of vaccines within the general public. This review of published reviews and Canadian interventional studies aims to identify evidence-based best practices and areas for future research, to inform the development of action and research plans.