An Opportunity To Build Legitimacy And Trust In Public Institutions In The Time Of COVID-19

This journal article utilizes available research on governance and the political economy to make the case that governments in developing countries have an opportunity to build legitimacy and public trust in the times of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Building Trust

Building trust in COVID-19 vaccination and other public health interventions is fundamental to the work of public health and efforts to end the COVID-19 pandemic. We can build trust by combating misinformation, supporting trusted messengers and networks, improving our trustworthiness, and deepening relationships that engender trust over time. Building trust between public health and communities facilitates acceptance of public health interventions and can cultivate an equitable COVID-19 response now and conditions for well-being in the future.

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Public Health


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