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Belle Overmars

Belle Overmars

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Role Research Assistant
Belle Overmars is the Global Health Program Manager in the Vaccine Uptake Group at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI). She coordinates the Vaccine Champions Training Program and others in the Asia-Pacific Region, including Fiji, Tonga, Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines. She has expertise in public health, vaccination social science, COVID-19 disease, and qualitative research methods. She is also experienced in infectious disease more broadly with a background in vaccinology, immunology, and microbiology.
Belle Overmars is the Global Health Program Manager in the Vaccine Uptake Group at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI). She coordinates the Vaccine Champions Training Program and others in the Asia-Pacific Region, including Fiji, Tonga,...
Belle Overmars is the Global Health Program Manager in the Vaccine Uptake Group at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI). She coordinates the Vaccine Champions Training Program and others in the Asia-Pacific Region, including Fiji, Tonga, Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines. She has expertise in public health, vaccination social science, COVID-19 disease, and qualitative research methods. She is also experienced in infectious disease more broadly with a background in vaccinology, immunology, and microbiology.

Top Publications

  • Overmars, I, Justice, F, Kaufman, J, Tuckerman, J, Danchin, M. Acceptability of an asymptomatic COVID-19 screening program for schools in Victoria, Australia: a qualitative study with caregivers from priority populations.. Public Health Res Pract 2024
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  • Tran, L, Dang, T, Nguyen, M, Kaufman, J, Overmars, I, Shrestha, S, Abdi, I, Nguyen, T, Marahajan, M, Chu, T, et al. Behavioural and social drivers of COVID-19 vaccination in Vietnam: a scoping review.. BMJ Open 13(12) : e081134 2023
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  • Tuckerman, J, Kaufman, J, Overmars, I, Holland, P, Danchin, M. Barriers to COVID-19 vaccination of migrant populations: A qualitative interview study of immunisation providers in Victoria, Australia.. Vaccine 41(35) : 5085 -5089 2023
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  • Overmars, I, Kaufman, J, Holland, P, Danchin, M, Tuckerman, J. Catch-up immunisation for migrant children in Melbourne: A qualitative study with providers to determine key challenges.. Vaccine 40(47) : 6776 -6784 2022
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  • Overmars, I, Au-Yeung, G, Nolan, TM, Steer, AC. mRNA vaccines: a transformative technology with applications beyond COVID-19.. Med J Aust 217(2) : 71 -75 2022
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