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Social Engagement in the Fight Against COVID-19 in the Urban and Peri-Urban Areas of Cotonou (Benin, Sub-saharan Africa): Acceptability of the Vaccination and Tracking Program

Would you like to know why the uptake of #covid19 #vaccine was very low in Sub-Saharan Africa (specific focus on Benin)? Then read this latest article presenting a socio-ethnographic study performed by a team of sociologists, bioethicists and biomedical engineers. This study tries to shed a light on the widespread reticence in regard to Covid-19 vaccination programme in Benin.
Local #culturalbeliefs, a strong faith in #traditionalmedicine, and a lingering #fear of #neocolonialism are some of the main reasons behind this. opens in a new window

Wed 08 Jun 2022, 08:37 | Tags: COVID19