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Other current EU-funded projects that share the mission of IMMUNION: better education and better communication on vaccines to increase vaccine confidence and uptake across Europe. From working on improving access to vaccination among disadvantaged groups and communities such as newly-arrived migrants or prison population, to training healthcare professionals on how to increase vaccine literacy and tackle vaccine hesitancy, these projects aim to create a better society, one in which people make informed decisions in order to lead healthier lives. 

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VAX-TRUST

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Reuniting 10 partner organisations from 7 European countries, VAX-TRUST aims to uncover the reasons behind vaccine hesitancy in specific regions and gain a deeper understanding of different actors' positions related to vaccine hesitancy. The project has a particular focus on the perceptions and opinions of vaccine hesitant parents and healthcare professionals. The partners behind VAX-TRUST see vaccine hesitancy as a social phenomenon and want to identify the factors that shape the various beliefs and attitudes towards vaccination. 

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JITSUVAX

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Misinformation regarding the efficacy and safety of vaccines is still present in our societies, despite the latest successes of immunisation among the population. JITSUVAX aims to fight vaccine hesitancy with its own weapons, by using a combination of inoculation and refutational learning to train healthcare professionals and help them communicate more constructively with patients, ultimately increasing public confidence in vaccines. 

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Learning resource designed to equip health professionals with context that can help balance arguments and debunk vaccine disinformation

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RIVER-EU

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A 5 year-long Horizon 2020 project, RIVER-EU will improve access to vaccination among children and adolescents in 8 target communities, reducing inequity in measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) and HPV vaccines. 

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RISE-Vac

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RISE-Vac aims to improve the health of prison population in Europe by promoting vaccine literacy, enhancing vaccine offer and increasing vaccine uptake.

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AcToVax4NAM

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Access to Vaccination for Newly Arrived Migrants (AcToVx4NAM) is a 3-year European project with a mission to increase the vaccination uptake in Newly Arrived Migrants.

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Immuhubs

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Paving the way for breakthrough innovation, the ImmuHubs project is interdisciplinary and intersectoral in its approach, across borders. It is a bridge among different stakeholders that work towards the same direction: a sustainable, innovative, culturally sensitive, bottom-up approach to improve trust and vaccine uptake.

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