Cranky Uncle uses misinformation tricks to confuse people about vaccines. Play the Cranky Uncle Vaccine game and learn to spot these tricks so you won’t be fooled! Find out the scientific facts on vaccines and become more resilient to vaccine misinformation.

Play the Ghana Cranky Uncle Vaccine game:
Agoo IVR button Call the Agoo hotline (MTN users call 5100 toll free, other mobile network users call 0540-118-999).
WhatsApp Chatbot Button Scan the QR Code and text "Hi" to start the Viamo chatbot.
Viamo WhatsApp Chatbot QR code
iPhone and Android apps, web browser game, and WhatsApp chatbot are available in English. IVR is available in English, Twi, Hausa, Dagbani, Ewe, and Ga.
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Meet the Ghana Cranky Uncle Vaccine game characters.

Cartoon characters from the Ghana version of the game


Thank you to our partners for support in bringing Cranky Uncle Vaccine to Ghana.

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Ghana Research Study: Explanatory Statement

The Cranky Uncle Vaccine game aims to help individual participants become more accurately informed about vaccination and better able to identify vaccine misinformation. University of Ghana, Monash University, UNICEF, and the Sabin Vaccine Institute are working together on a research study to improve people's ability to detect vaccine misinformation. The research will assess the effectiveness of the Cranky Uncle Vaccine game to teach critical thinking. See the Ghana explanatory statement for more information about this research.

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