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Vaccine Confidence And Black Communities

Where Do We Go From Here? Town Hall Recap

Published in: Center for HIV Identification, Prevention and Treatment Services (CHIPTS) website (2021)

Posted on Jul 2, 2021

by James Aboagye, Laura M. Bogart, Lu Dong, Luckie-Alexander Fuller, Priya Gandhi, Brandon Harrison, Bisola O. Ojikutu, Samantha Ryan, Terry L. Smith

The RAND Corporation, in collaboration with CHIPTS, the Harvard University CFAR, and representatives from APLA Health, Invisible Men, and the Primary Care Development Corporation, hosted a community town hall entitled, "Vaccine Confidence and Black Communities: Where do we go from here?" This event aimed to share lessons learned about COVID-19 vaccine messaging and access, in order to reduce inequities.

The town hall was attended by 78 individuals who listened to a presentation of research findings and community considerations for vaccine access, equity and messaging for Black communities. Participants then participated in breakout rooms to discuss solutions to addressing inequity.

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