Research Studies

Research Projects

Unpacking vaccine hesitancy among perinatal healthcare providers: Influences on beliefs and practices

The aim of this project is to understand the vaccine hesitancy of regulated Canadian healthcare providers who provide perinatal medical care (obstetrician-gynecologists, family doctors, midwives and nurses), and to explore their perceptions of information interventions aimed at increasing their acceptance and promotion of vaccines for pregnant women and infants. The project will begin later in 2018.

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Determinants of HPV vaccine uptake in school-based programs in Canada

The aim of this project is to better understand the determinants of HPV vaccine uptake in school-based vaccination programs in Canada.

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Identifying effective communication materials to enhance vaccine acceptance

The aim of this project is to identify/develop communication materials for addressing vaccine hesitancy that both follow evidence-based communication criteria and meet the needs and preferences of parents.

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