Convincing a person who is hesitant to get vaccinated against COVID-19 takes empathy, says Kanya Ndaki. (Flickr)

Gender-based violence and femicide continue to make headlines during women’s month. This episode of Health Hub looks at data (or lack thereof) behind the killings of women. Clinical psychologist Nomfundo Mogapi speaks to Mia Malan about how femicide affects the children of victims.

Convincing a person who is hesitant to get vaccinated against COVID-19 takes empathy, says Kanya Ndaki. Ndaki was scared of vaccine-related side effects, but then addressed those fears and got vaccinated. The director of Cochrane South Africa, Chales Wiysonge concurs and breaks down the best, evidence-based ways to address vaccine hesitancy.

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