Solving global health challenges through digital engagement

Insights Dialogue, an initiative of the Alliance for Advancing Health Online, is advancing public understanding of how social media and online engagement can be leveraged to improve the health of communities around the world.

The Sabin Vaccine Institute and Bay Area Global Health Alliance are working together to support the Alliance for Advancing Health Online through Insights Dialogue, designed to share research and evidence on how to best use social media and digital platforms to address vaccine confidence.

Through Online resources to improve health behavior, we are curating and adapting resources to support the global health community as they navigate challenges on vaccine acceptance and demand in their communities.


The Cranky Uncle game is played on a phone.

Cranky Uncle

The game Cranky Uncle uses cartoons and critical thinking to equip users with the skills for combatting misinformation.

Original Research

ANTi-Vax: a novel Twitter dataset for COVID-19 vaccine misinformation detection

This journal article strives to introduce a novel machine learning-based COVID-19 vaccine misinformation detection framework.

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Making COVID-19 vaccines APPEALing: Pilot message testing in India

This webinar discusses message testing in India to increase COVID-19 vaccine acceptance.

Resource Themes

Identified themes from curation of resources

The Value and Effectiveness of Emotional Appeals

Using Digital Health and Social Media Strategies To Inform Immunization Programming

Misinformation and the COVID-19 Infodemic

Gaming Approaches To Combat Misinformation