On September 30, the Bay Area Global Health Alliance and Sabin Vaccine Institute will launch the Vax Up podcast series to highlight diverse, present-day examples of social media’s capacity to impact vaccine confidence and health behaviors. The series is a project of the Alliance for Advancing Health Online, a new initiative to advance public understanding of how social media and behavioral sciences can be leveraged to improve the health of communities around the world. Vax Up will be moderated by Ben Plumley, host of the A Shot in the Arm podcast.

Watch/listen to #VaxUpPodcast Episode 1!

“When you are thinking about vaccine demand and acceptance, the more local you get, the better it is,” says Jen Siler, VP of Global Community Engagement at @sabinvaccine on #VaxUpPodcast episode #1. Tune in to learn about #vaccineacceptance campaigns. VaxUpPodcast.com

This is the first installment in a new podcast series exploring the power of social media to strengthen vaccine confidence and shape health behaviors. Meet the partners of #AAHO: the Alliance for Advancing Health Online, learn about an Alameda county organization’s vaccine promotion initiative, and hear insights and expertise from a diverse panel of global health experts. For more information about Vax Up, visit this page: https://bayareaglobalhealth.org/vaxup

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