Drawbacks of communicating refugee vaccination rates – New publication in Lancet Infectious Diseases

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Often it is pointed out that the influx of migrants can be perceived as a health threat by host countries, leading to discrimination against refugees. To prevent discrimination, Kahn an colleagues (Lancet ID, 2017) recommend debunking misconceptions about disease risks. … Weiterlesen

Barriers of Influenza Vaccination Intention and Behavior – A Systematic Review of Influenza Vaccine Hesitancy, 2005 – 2016 – New publication in PLOS ONE

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  Influenza vaccine hesitancy is a significant threat to global efforts to reduce the burden of seasonal and pandemic influenza. Potential barriers of influenza vaccination need to be identified to inform interventions to raise awareness, influenza vaccine acceptance and uptake. … Weiterlesen

Open Science

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OPEN, TRANSPARENT, AND REPRODUCIBLE SCIENCE IS STRONGER SCIENCE. (Center for Open Science). PIDI Lab members acknowledge and support the notion that openness, integrity, and reproducibility of scholarly research is important. We have therefore recently started using the Open Science Framework, hosted by the … Weiterlesen

On the benefits of explaining herd immunity – New publication in Nature Human Behavior

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Most vaccines protect both the vaccinated individual and the community at large by building up herd immunity. Even though reaching disease-specific herd immunity thresholds is crucial for eliminating or eradicating certain diseases, explanation of this concept remains rare in vaccine … Weiterlesen

More than 2 million for new joint research project, funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research

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Vaccination can prevent influenza and pneumococcal disease – which is especially important in the ederly. In this interdisciplinary project we will create an evidence-informed intervention to inform people 60+ about disease risks and benefits of vaccination. Partners: Press release: (German … Weiterlesen

Featured symposium @SMDM/Euro: VACCINE DECISION MAKING – FINDING EFFECTIVE WAYS TO INCREASE VACCINE UPTAKE

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The Society for Medical Decision Making invited me to gather a symposium on Vaccine Decision Making.I was glad that Adele Diederich, Steve Lewandowski, and Robert Böhm followed the invitation. Vaccinations save millions of lives and are considered one of the … Weiterlesen

Eckart von Hirschhausen will’s wissen

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  Wirkt Humor in der Gesundheitskommunikation? Text: Uni Erfurt Ohne Risiken, aber mit Nebenwirkungen: Studierende der Uni Erfurt bei Hirschhausen-Show Studierende der Uni Erfurt mit Dr. Eckart von Hirschhausen. Studium ohne Risiken, dafür aber mit jeder Menge humoristischen Nebenwirkungen gabs … Weiterlesen