Skip to main content
vaccine hesitancy

Vaccine Hesitancy Education and Resources

Vaccine Education Program

In spring 2021, in collaboration with the Manitoba Health Care Professional Associations Coalition, ARNM, and SpiritRx, NPAM submitted a letter of intent for the Immunization Partnership Fund. The project is titled “Vaccine education program: Building capacity for rural and remote vaccination and vaccine promoters“. The proposal was successful and this project has received funding.

The proposed program recognizes that ensuring that vaccine education and training is provided to healthcare providers (HCP) in rural and remote areas in Canada can be especially challenging. Due to geographical location and distances, in addition to social distancing or travel restrictions, conventional education programs such as classes and workshops are not accessible. An interactive education program is required.

Supporting vaccine capacity as vaccinators and promotors is essential to increase COVID-19 vaccine uptake, more so in rural and remote regions due to the disproportionate burden of disease. In order to build capacity of HCPs as vaccinators or enhance their knowledge and skills as vaccine promoters in rural and remote areas, the proposed program includes the development of virtual simulation experiences (VSE) that are primarily targeted to the 11 Manitoba-wide HCPs group coalition including First Nations community health representatives in Manitoba.

Vaccine Resources

miicovac logo


Explore Your Anxieties and Questions About COVID-19 Vaccination

vaccine hesitancy guide

Vaccine Hesitancy Guide

Supports Better Clinical Conversations About Vaccines

science up first logo

Science Up First

Works with a collective of independent scientists, researchers, health care experts and science communicators to stop the spread of misinformation.

national collaborating centre for indigenous health

NCCIH COVID-19 Resources

Podcasts, factsheets and other resources intended to inform public health responses in First Nations, Inuit, and Métis communities throughout the country

first nations health authority

First Nations Health Authority (BC)

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

covid caccine communication handbook

Vaccine Hesitancy in Manitoba

Report on Survey With Vaccine Hesitancy in Manitoba