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Web Forum Series: Hesitancy, Equity & Transparency in the COVID-19 Vaccine Roll Out

This Web Forum series, from PHI's Dialogue4Health, explores how policymakers, health care providers, pharmacies, and community-based organizations can build trust, address population-specific needs, leverage trusted community resources and more.

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Trust and trustworthiness are a significant part of achieving equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines. Watch the recordings from this Dialogue4Health Web Forum series to explore issues related to building trust and trustworthiness between communities and those bringing vaccines.

Hesitancy, Equity, and Transparency: In Conversation with Pastor and Lawmaker James D. Gailliard on the COVID-19 Vaccine Roll Out (6/17/2021)

In a previously recorded, live conversation, PHI CEO & President Dr. Mary Pittman and Pastor James D. Gailliard, a state representative in the North Carolina Assembly, reflect upon efforts to achieve equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines and explore how faith-based organizations and state policy interventions work toward this goal in North Carolina.

In this web forum, speakers address:

  • Issues related to building trust and trustworthiness between communities and those bringing vaccinations to the communities;
  • Successful strategies for reaching vaccine-hesitant communities;
  • How data can be used to ensure an equitable vaccine response;
  • How vaccine distribution strategies have evolved as supply increases; and
  • What we have learned about how to build stronger and lasting relationships between communities and public health in preparation for the next pandemic or natural disaster.
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Hesitancy, Equity, and Transparency: Rolling out the COVID-19 Vaccine (5/6/2021)

In this previously-recorded Dialogue4Health Web Forum, moderator Dr. Mary Pittman, PHI CEO & President, and speakers—including Dr. Bechara Choucair, Vaccinations Coordinator for the White House COVID Response Team, responsible for overseeing the national vaccination efforts under the Biden-Harris administration—discuss strateiges for how policymakers, health care providers, pharmacies, and community-based organizations can build trust, address population-specific needs, leverage trusted community resources and more.

In this web forum, speakers address:

  • Issues related to building trust and trustworthiness between communities and those bringing vaccinations to the communities;
  • Successful strategies for reaching vaccine-hesitant communities;
  • How data can be used to ensure an equitable vaccine response;
  • How vaccine distribution strategies have evolved as supply increases; and
  • What we have learned about how to build stronger and lasting relationships between communities and public health in preparation for the next pandemic or natural disaster.
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Additional Contributors

  • Bechara Choucair, MD, MS: Vaccinations Coordinator, White House COVID Response Team
  • James D. Gailliard: Senior Pastor, Word Tabernacle Church
  • Jeffrey Reynoso, DrPH, MPH: ED, Latino Coalition for a Healthy California
  • Senator Mary K. Kunesh, MA: Senator, Minnesota Legislature

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