Sujatha Thaladi is a Founder-Director of the mentoring charity The Mentor Ring, registered in England and Wales. Sujatha is a postgraduate in Chemistry, with 20 years of being a qualified mentor in Cardiff. She is a Regional Coordinator for Wales for the South Asian Heritage Month. She has a demonstrated history working in the non-profit sector and is the founder of Telugu Association Wales, executive member of Aurav Disha, a multicultural group in Wales, and a life member of the UK Telugu Association and on the board of the Hindu Cultural Association Wales.
The Mentor Ring is helping in the current crisis to alleviate pressure on the health service or providing support to people suffering from the economic and social impact of coronavirus. Supporting the national response and helping vulnerable people through mentoring and engaging them with activities to cope, is our first priority at the moment.
In this podcast, she talks about how they recognise that others are dealing with far more complex and impactful challenges than where we find ourselves. Their goal is to do their part for global well-being, following guidelines from Public Health, face-to-face group sessions, workshops, training as well as one to one and peer mentoring.
In this episode, Sujatha explains how the Mentor Ring recognises that others are dealing with far more complex and impactful challenges. Misinformation is false information shared by people who do not intend to mislead others. Disinformation is false information deliberately created and disseminated with malicious intent.
Both types can affect vaccine confidence and vaccination rates. Most misinformation and disinformation that has circulated about Covid-19 vaccines has focused on vaccine development, safety, and effectiveness, as well as Covid-19 denialism.