Education, School, and Behaviour Faculty of Education Faculty of Philosophy

Influenza Vaccine Hesitancy

The aim of the research project is to identify reasons for influenza vaccine hesitancy in all WHO member states and to identify research gaps to increase vaccination rates in specific risk groups.

Duration
12/2015 - 08/2016

Funding
World Health Organization (WHO) :
23 000 Euro

Project management

Prof. Dr. Cornelia Betsch
Professor of Health Communication (DFG Heisenberg-Professur Gesundheitskommunikation) (Faculty of Philosophy)

The aim of the research project is to identify causes of influenza vaccine hesitancy in all WHO member states and to identify research gaps to increase vaccination rates in specific risk groups. The project is based on an analysis of the international medical and psychological literature on influenza vaccine hesitancy. The results will be presented at the WHO Global Action Plan for Influenza Vaccines international meeting in Geneva and published in a scientific journal.

Health Research

Cooperation partner

Research focus

Education, School, and Behaviour