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Dear TechNet-21 Members, The annual WHO and UNICEF national estimates of immunization coverage (WUENIC) 2022 here were officially released on15th July. You can access all data here: https://immunizationdata.who.int/ and https://data.unicef.org/topic/child-health/immunizati...
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Join the Boost Community for an upcoming Bright Spots live engagement on Wednesday, November 3 at 1:00 PM GMT, featuring Ajai Kumar, Team Lead for Strategic Communications with the Immunization Technical Support Unit in New Delhi, India, and Sandeepa Kumari, an Auxillary Nurse Midwife (ANM) in the...

The attached document summarises progress and challenges with achieving universal immunisation coverage in 2020. Estimates are as of July 15, 2021 and includes data reported as of July 6, 2021. ...

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION IS MONDAY, AUGUST 2, 2021 Save your seat! The Boost Community and John Snow, Inc. are excited to present a 4-part training course focused on enhancing skills in immunization planning, implementation and monitoring. This course will introduce tools and processes to improv...

Be sure to join Boost and John Snow, Inc. on Wednesday, May 26 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM GMT (check local time) for Session 3 - Improving Foundational Skills to Build a More Resilient Immunization System of the Reaching Every District Using Quality Improvement Methods (...

Since 1998, WHO and UNICEF annually collect data on national immunization systems through the WHO/UNICEF Joint Reporting Form on Immunization (JRF). The JRF collects national level data on reported cases of selected vaccine-preventable diseases, immunization coverage, recommended immunization schedu...
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Greetings, everyone. I hope that you are healthy and keeping your spirits up amidst these trying times. In March this year, just before COVID-19 shutdowns, I visited health facilities in Kinshasa - where mothers were being asked to wait (one for over 2 hours) and turned away for measles vaccination...
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Dear All, I was recently asked to write an article about "getting ahead of the curve" in terms of capacitating the cold chain in anticipation of the Covid-19 vaccine and of course as the world starts to lift the lockdown, the imminent catch-up programs for routine vaccination programs . I would wel...

Dear Colleagues, Gavi and HealthEnabled would like to leverage the collective expertise of TechNet Forum to learn about the current and future use of District Health Information Software 2 (DHIS2) and Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping to improve childhood vaccination programming, coverage...

Hi everyone :) We are now circulating the final survey for this study on national vaccination coverage estimates.   Grateful for any time you can spare to complete and share. Many thanks, Caitlin ________________________ Project: World Health Organization (WHO) / United Nations Children’s...

A recent article in Science authored by Michael Mina and colleagues concludes that measles infection reduces antibodies that provide protection against infections thereby reducing the benefits of prior vaccination (https://science.sciencemag.org/content/366/6465/599). Measles vaccination acts as an...

Dear Members of TechNet-21,   Do national coverage estimates affect your work? Do you use estimates to make decisions? Are you interested in contributing to their improvement? If you have answered yes to any of these questions we would love to hear what you have to say about this important i...

Dear viewers, A merry Christmas and a Happy new year 2019! On Christmas Eve of 2012, we shared the first write up on Immunogram as “Xmas gift”. Today, 6 years later, we wish to share it again because it can potentially achieve and sustain ≥90% Full Immunization Coverage (FIC) below one year and bo...
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New materials are available on the "Coverage Surveys" page of TechNet-21 (https://www.technet-21.org/en/topics/vaccination-coverage-surveys) on the "17 Steps to do a Coverage Survey". This collection contains a series of documents & presentations outlining the basic steps of a vaccination coverage ...
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A textbook from lectures we used to give at the “Ciro de Quadros Vaccinology Course for Latin America” just got published by the Sabin Institute: https://www.sabin.org/programs/training-education/vaccinology-book. The book is available in English and Spanish. My chapter on information systems for ...

New article on "Global Routine Vaccination Coverage - 2017" was recently published in the CDC MMWR. Article can be accessed here: https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/67/wr/mm6745a2.htm?s_cid=mm6745a2_e...

Dear viewers, As announced earlier in August 2018, the author with the help of his team could realize his dream and celebrated “EuVac Baby Award Ceremony” today in KVG Medical College Hospital. Dr KV Chidananda, Medical Director, iterated that parents have very crucial role in getting their childr...
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Dear esteemed viewers, ANM Mrs Chandrakala KM, AWW Mrs Indiravathi and ASHA Mrs Saraswathi K are the 3 ‘A’ces working in Health Sub-Centre Baddadka of planning unit Aranathodu of Sullia Block of Dakshinakannada District, Karnataka State, India. The entire planning unit – PHC Aranthodu will cross >...
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Dear esteemed viewers On the eve of Karnataka State Raising day (Kannada Rajyotsva), KVG team wishes to share the attached for caring the children of Karnataka and beyond. India is committed: - baby Rukhsar was the last case of Poliomyelitis due to wild polio virus in Jan 2011, - it got the certi...
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Dear viewers, Greetings from KVG team. India launched Mission Indradhanush on 25th Dec 2014 to achieve >90% full immunization coverage (FIC) by 2020; it was intensified in October 2017 and the timeline was advanced to 2018 by the Honorable Prime Minister of India -- a silver line in the RI program...
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