CALPEP Turns to Social Media to Help Clients Get Vaccinated (VAX Up Podcast Ep01)

In our first episode, we meet CALPEP, in Oakland California, USA, one of the USA’s top HIV community outreach organizations with marginalized populations, that turned its one-on-one, in-person counseling into social technology-based outreach and care. We also talk with partners of the Alliance for Advancing Health Online.


  • Professor Heidi Larson, Founding Director of Vaccine Confidence Project, AAHO partner, and author of the recently published book “Stuck: How Vaccine Rumors Start and Why They Don’t Go Away.”
  • Jennifer Siler, Vice President of Global Community Engagement at Sabin Vaccine Institute, AAHO partner.
  • Dr. George Woods, practicing neuropsychiatrist, CALPEP Board Member and Governing Board Member of Stanford Medicine & Sutter Health Collaborative Cancer Care Consortium.