How might we design COVID vaccination services to effectively reach underserved groups?
Well, it starts with handing them the mic.
Muhamet is Ashkali. He founded Balkan Sunflowers to protect and empower Ashkali, Roma and Egyptian populations in Kosovo, where many of these groups call home.
Ghaith is a writer and translator. Like many other Syrian refugees in Lebanon, he struggled to find a job and so began working as an Arabic teacher at NaTakallam. He advocates for refugees from his new home in Italy.
They spoke about the difficulties that many refugees and migrants face when navigating vaccination. Hearing their lived experiences is the first step to building vaccination services that consider the needs of the most marginalised communities.