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Government Communications hosts Twitter Space engagement on youth vaccination: 30 Mar

25 March 2022

25 March 

The Government Communication and Information System in partnership with the Department of Health will host a Twitter Space engagement on Youth Vaccination.

The engagement seeks to deliberate on the following:

  • To reflect on the state of vaccine intake among the youth in South Africa.
  • To reiterate facts on the safety and efficacy of vaccines.
  • To allay fear and educate youth about the process of reporting adverse events.
  • To unpack the #KeReady Youth vaccination campaign and encourage youth to get participate in the challenge.

Details of the Twitter Space

Date: Wednesday, 30 March 2022
Time: 18h00 – 19h30
Twitter: @GCISMedia and @HealthZA


  • Dr. Busi Kabane, a young Medical Doctor and Ambassador of #Keready Youth Vaccination campaign
  • Ngqapheli Mchunu, a Social Sciences Researcher from Human Science Research Council
  • Khamusi Mutoti, a Biologist from the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority. 
  • Moderator: Dr. Jason Magaela, a young Medical Doctor and Author.

Enquiries: Tshegofatso Modubu on 083 276 0786

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