Motivating population to vaccinate – strengthen communication skills for primary healthcare professionals

Dates / duration  

2-3 Days


Various Member States 

Objectives /    Learning Outcomes  


After completing this training, the participants will be able to:

  • Apply communication skills based on behavioural theory, use motivational interview techniques and address fake news including social media to motivate population to vaccinate. 

Target audience  

Trainers involved in training of primary healthcare professionals in vaccination related topics at the national level in EU Member States who are capable of cascading the training at sub-national levels in their respective Member States. 


The training will build capacity among Member States to address vaccine hesitancy by training trainers of primary healthcare professionals. 

Note: This course is not open for public enrolment. Participation is through invitation by the focal point of the respective disease programme or function areas which is guided by the framework of collaboration between ECDC and the Coordinating Competent Bodies of Member States.