Giving Compass' Take:

• Tony Birtley reports that distrust sowed by a fake vaccine program and misinformation about vaccines threatens a vaccine campaign in Afghanistan. 

• How can funders work to build trust in communities that need vaccines? 

• Learn how to plan a successful vaccine program rollout

The Taliban will not target a new vaccination campaign in Afghanistan, according to tribal chiefs and clerics.

However, distrust of the vaccination programme remains rife among the populace and could hinder efforts to eradicate the disease.

After a fake polio vaccination programme was used as cover to search for Osama bin Laden in neighboring Pakistan, rumors in Afghanistan began to spread that the vaccination is used for spying and that the ingredients are not halal.

In the end, the fake programme may have dealt real harm to Afghanistan's battle against polio.

Read the full article about the vaccination campaign in Afghanistan by Tony Birtley at Al Jazeera.