Data, bots and drones: can technology help increase uptake of adult immunisation

Document type
Report
Author(s)
Sinclair, David
Publisher
International Longevity Centre - UK
Date of publication
30 April 2019
Subject(s)
Health Services, Social Work, Social Care and Social Services, Older Adults
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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Through the use of big data, the sharing economy and AI amongst others, technology could play a major role in overcoming some of the barriers to the uptake of adult vaccinations.

While growing anti-vaccination sentiments have been impacting on immunisation uptake across the globe, a 'fightback' has begun with pro-science doctors and healthcare organisations developing a more savvy online presence and better content to respond to the anti-vaccination movement.

This report highlights some of the ways in which technology is already being developed to break down the barriers to vaccination.

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