Asanda Matlhare
Intern Journalist
1 minute read
7 Sep 2021
6:20 am

Lack of trust hinders vaccine roll-out, study reveals

Asanda Matlhare

Communication and lack of trust were the biggest hurdles.

A consignment of 2.8 Million Pfizer vaccine doses at the OR Tambo International Airport on 31 July 2021. Picture for illustration: Twitter

The latest Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) evidence-based strategy for Covid revealed communication and lack of trust were the biggest hurdles in the vaccination roll-out plan. Chief executive of Ask Afrika Andrea Rademeyer said the research was based on public perceptions. “A lot of research has been conducted on public perceptions because perceptions are the moving target, specifically with something as unexpected and new as Covid. “The important thing is to track where the differences and similarities lie.” ALSO READ: Staffers in jobs or jabs dilemma: Forked tongue between big and small businesses Rademeyer said the research was based...