Ministry of Health | Addressing vaccine hesitancy in the workplace for people managers and leaders

What can work places do differently to motivate unvaccinated team members and is a new approach now required?

The Ministry of Health has worked with clinical psychologists, medical practitioners and other experts about the causes of vaccine hesitancy and how to address it safely and effectively in the workplace. With a special focus on Māori and Pacific people, learn what affects decision making processes and what supports can drive positive attitudinal change toward vaccination.

 

How to talk to your friends and whānau about the COVID-19 vaccine

How to know what to do or say when someone you care about expresses fears or concerns about getting the COVID-19 vaccination. To have a positive and respectful conversation when someone you care about has fears or concerns about the COVID-19 vaccine, here are a few pointers about how to have the conversation positively and respectfully.

 

Ministry of Health NZ | Vaccine Hesitancy
Clinical Psychologist Rachel Prebble 

It can be tricky to know what to do or say when someone you care about expresses fears or concerns about getting theCOVID-19 vaccination. Learn more from Clinical Psychologist, Rachel Prebble.

 

Ministry of Health NZ | How to start a conversation
Clinical Psychologist Rachel Prebble 

 

Te Ao with Moana | Live Vax Facts with Māori Doctors
Dr Anthony Jordan, Dr Papaarangi Reid, Dr Rawiri McKree-Jansen, Dr Maia Brewerton

Four Māori Doctors take phone calls from the Public about COVID-19 and the vaccine. Most callers are unvaccinated. This clip features Dr Anthony Jordan, Dr Papaarangi Reid, Dr Rawiri McKree-Jansen and Dr Maia Brewerton, who are specialists in Māori public health, clinical immunology, allergies, immunopathology and medicine.

 

Ministry of Health NZ
COVID-19: Vaccine research insights

In 2020, Horizon Research, in association with the School ofPopulation Health, University of Auckland, was commissioned to survey NewZealanders’ attitudes and sentiment towards COVID-19 vaccines. This research is part of an ongoing series that looks into New Zealanders’ attitudes and public sentiment towards the COVID-19 vaccine. 

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Information and advice has been translated into 26 different languages and can be found here.

‍Information and advice has been translated into 26 different languages