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 Uganda Cranky Uncle Vaccine game:
iPhone and Android apps, and web browser game are available in English.
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Meet the Uganda Cranky Uncle Vaccine game characters.

Cartoon characters from the East African version of the game


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

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Uganda 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. Monash University, Makerere 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 Uganda explanatory statement for more information about this research.

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