by Taylor Carty, Pepperdine University Student and CCIH Communications and Advocacy Intern
Since the rise of COVID-19 around the world, billions of dollars have been invested toward finding a vaccine. The unprecedented nature of this pandemic brings with it both familiar and unique challenges for the global health community, one of them being hesitancy to be vaccinated.
Vaccine reluctance is deeply intertwined with public distrust, misinformation, and historical experience. In 2019, the World Health Organization listed vaccine hesitancy as one of ten major threats to global health. In today’s context, the phenomenon of vaccine hesitancy is especially relevant as we grapple with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Navigating One Crisis Helped Prepare for Another: AMOS Health & Hope Responds to COVID-19 in Nicaragua
By Taylor Carty, CCIH Intern, Pepperdine University Student “We were paralyzed by shock at first,” said Dr. Gabriela Woo, Country Director for CCIH member AMOS Health and Hope. In April 2018, no one in Nicaragua…Read More
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