Government has now significantly ramped up and changed its communications-strategy to reduce vaccine-hesitancy among South Africans.
Director General at the GCIS, Phumla Williams says research has shown that vaccine-hesitancy is especially high in rural communities.
She says messaging now also includes scientific evidence & research to educate residents about the safety of the vaccines.
Williams says the covid-19 vaccination programme is the biggest in South Africa’s modern history.
Access the full briefing here.
- Getting vaccinated best way to protect yourself against Covid-19.
- Majority of South Africans inoculated with Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine.
- Sinovac & Astra-Zeneca vaccines to be rolled out in South Africa in future.
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