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In this episode, we are joined by Dr. Naveen Thacker, the executive director of the International Pediatric Association. Vince and Francesca talk to Dr. Thacker about the challenges of rolling out COVID-19 vaccines and his experiences delivering routine childhood immunizations and working on India’s polio eradication program. Dr. Thacker discusses global barriers to vaccines and immunization, including issues with communication, the infodemic and social inequity. He also shares his recent appearance in a PSA for COVID-19 vaccination and discusses the Vaccine Trust Project, IPA’s new online learning modules.
Vince Blaser, Director, Immunization Advocates, Sabin Vaccine Institute and Francesca Montalto, Associate, Vaccine Acceptance and Demand, Sabin Vaccine Institute