Addressing Mental Health and COVID-19 Vaccine Phobia

Addressing Mental Health and COVID-19 Vaccine Phobia

Campaign by World Action Fund - Kampala, Uganda
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About this Campaign

Vaccination is crucial to limit the pandemic spread of SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19. Therefore, besides the development and supply of vaccines, it is essential that sufficient individuals are willing to get vaccinated, but concerning proportions of populations worldwide show vaccine hesitancy. This makes it important to determine factors that are associated with vaccine acceptance.

COVID-19 pandemic causes an unprecedented time bomb in modern history that will require the best of humanity to overcome. The new coronavirus has taken thousands of lives and spread to nearly every country in the world and changes economies.

In any epidemic, it is common for individuals to feel stressed and worried. Common responses of people affected (both directly and indirectly) might include:

COVID-19-related anxiety and health-related fears were associated with higher vaccine acceptance, whereas the fear of social and economic consequences showed the contrary direction. These findings highlight the need to differentiate between several types of fears and anxiety to predict their influence on vaccine acceptance, and provide important information and an essential base for future studies and interventions.

Use of Funds

Your financial and material support will enable us to continue support stressed vulnerable societies, disorder, anxieties, equipment to front line health workers, depression. It's a long history of making new recoveries, support government of Uganda National Task Force and resources available to our beneficiaries and medical professionals.

Creating awareness and support government's efforts in containing the virus and remove fear of vaccine phobia.