Enhancing public trust in COVID-19 vaccination: Development, Evaluation, Approval and Monitoring – Pharmaceutical Regulation- EU, USA and WHO) with Dr. Ayuk Foma

Myths and challenges are not something new but during the session, our health professionals addressed and debunked some of these myths e.g. Microchips, infertility, changing DNA and amongst others by giving people the right information, including resources to help address such misinformation and misconceptions. This in turn did enhance public trust and confidence in the effectiveness and safety of the vaccine and discredited some of the myths that fuel our social media and public space. Watch Webinar

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The Myths and Facts Surrounding the development of the COVID-19 vaccines, with Guests, Drs. Judwin Ndzo and Ganni Wele Wilfried

Vaccine hesitancy has grown in part due to scepticisms surrounding the rapidity in which the Covid-19 vaccine development was fast-tracked globally. The concern in this case is not just on its safety and efficacy but also towards public health institutions and pharmaceutical companies. While the rapid development has had extraordinary achievements, challenges remain in the production, distribution, deployment and importantly acceptance. Some of the challenges we found from our discussions surrounding vaccine hesitancy was lack of trust in the quality, safety and efficacy element; vaccine...

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The Safety & Efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccine with Guest, Dr. Concilia Ajuo

We know that vaccine hesitancy is complicated and influenced by a range of personal concerns, not least socio-economic inequity, but also safety and efficacy – probability of minor side effects and adverse reactions, as well as possible long term challenges. That is why our panellists provided credible arguments on the safety, efficacy and necessity of the covid-19 vaccines. Vaccine hesitancy and opposition sentiments amongst BAME communities is also shrouded by several myths, theories and misconceptions that swirl around some social media outlets, the internet, and in some public places. Watch...

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Covid-19 Vaccination Hesitancy with Guest, Effie Grant and Host AC Mbeng:

In understanding the broader context of vaccine hesitancy, our first webinar series was set out to discuss extensively the socio-economic inequity and privilege factors, historical and political ideology, as reflective of the unique UK societal context. We discussed the impacts of poverty, socio- economic inequalities and instabilities; lack or insufficient educational access and quality, health inequity – health care access and quality, unemployment, and less affluent neighbourhoods. All these factors from these discussions showed that the social and community context on racial disparities...

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You can help stop the pandemic by getting a COVID-19 vaccine. Episode 1

To stop this pandemic, we need to use all our prevention tools. Vaccines are one of the most effective tools to protect your health and prevent disease. Vaccines work with your body’s natural defenses so your body will be ready to fight the virus if you are exposed (also called “immunity”). Join our panel of experts in a 5 series showdown of medical professionals, community leaders, advocates, and people who have received the vaccines – who will share their knowledge, personal and professional experiences on vaccine education; safety, and efficacy, including resources to help address misinformation...

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Masks and PPE Saves Lives. Wear One.

The Community of Armley West Leeds says a MASSIVE Thank You to SpringAid, HM Government Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, The National Lottery Community Fund & #CommunitiesCan for the distribution of #FreeMasks, #HandSanitisers and #Gloves. We’re proud to be doing this for our communities in ensuring that we beat the Coronavirus Pandemic. We’re in this together!Stay Alert, Control the Virus, Save lives.

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Masks and PPE Saves Lives. Wear One.

Over 700 free Masks, 300 Hand Sanitizers and 150 Gloves distributed to the residents of Leeds over the weekend. From North, South, East, West to the heart of the City Centre, we had it all covered. A Massive THANKS to our armies of volunteers, HM Government The National Lottery Community Fund, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and #CommunitiesCan for making this happen. We’re excited to be doing more Public distribution of #FREE#FaceMasks, #Hand Sanitizers and #Rubber#Gloves to other deprived areas of Leeds – over the coming...

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Knife and weapons crime at the highest level in 9 years

The number of criminals caught with knives or dangerous weapons is at its highest level since 2010 official figures reveal. More than 22,000 offences of possessing or making threats resulted in a conviction in England and Wales in 2018-19, according to the Ministry of Justice. One in five of the culprits was aged 10 and 17, and almost two-thirds of cases did not result in an immediate prison term. In 2018-19, the criminal justice system deal the 22,041 knife and offensive weapon incidents- the highest since the year ending March 2010, when there were 23,667 cases. There were 13,986...

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