Demand Creation for COVID-19 Vaccination: Overcoming Vaccine Hesitancy through Social Marketing


Demand Creation for COVID-19 Vaccination Overcoming Vaccine Hesitancy through Social Marketing A timely paper on using social marketing to generate vaccine demand and fight vaccine hesitancy. The authors, experienced social marketers, Prof William Douglas Evans and Prof Jeff French focus on key elements including supply side confidence, vaccine brand promotion strategy, service marketing as it relates to vaccine distribution, and competition strategy. The paper also makes recommendations about factors that need to be considered in relation to vaccine delivery services and systems that, if done badly, may reduce uptake or result in the creation of more vaccine hesitancy. [...]