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Factors that influence and measures to increase vaccination uptake

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To inform national efforts in response to COVID-19, HIQA develops evidence summaries and syntheses to answer specific policy questions and topics posed by the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET).

Policy topic and advice provided to NPHET on 9 December 2020


This evidence synthesis was used to inform advice provided to NPHET to address the following policy questions:

  1. What are the factors, both demographic and psychological, that are predictors of intention and uptake of vaccination, and;
  2. What is the evidence for interventions and communication strategies to effectively tackle barriers to, and increase informed uptake of, vaccination?

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