[Perspectives] The art of immunisation
Given their life-saving potential, vaccines are widely regarded as one of medicine’s most groundbreaking innovations. Nevertheless, their success has done little to diminish the controversies that have marked the long history of immunisation. To this day, efforts to promote the global uptake of vaccines are hindered by issues such as vaccine hesitancy, misinformation, and localised sociocultural dynamics that continue to perplex policy makers. Such challenges are in need of creative solutions.