1. Louis Alexandre Whest
  2. Programme management
  3. Thursday, 07 October 2021

The WHO’s Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals (IVB) and WHO Health Emergency programme (WHE) are partnering with Project ECHO of the University of New Mexico (UNM), UNICEF, and TechNet-21 to host a series of 15 sessions that align with countries’ immediate and medium-term needs.

Webinar series topic: WHO Costing, Budgeting, Financing and Delivery of COVID-19 Vaccines 

The objectives of this webinar series are to optimize the use of existing resources and technical assistance through sharing of guidance, tools, resources, learnings, and best practices to support costing, budgeting, and financing of C19 immunization programs by:
  1. providing technical assistance on the use of C19 tools, guidance, resources, and trainings on costing, budgeting and financing, including the use of the updated CVIC tool version 2.2;
  2. sharing best practices in a community of practice on key challenges, benefits, and use of costing and budgeting tools such as the CVIC 2.2 as well as strategies to maintain routine immunization services


Topic of this session: COVID-19 Vaccination financing in the South-East Asia Region

This webinar will cover two discussion parts. In the first part, international health system experts will set the scene and provide an overview of the impact of the pandemic on health financing and the landscape for vaccine financing in the South-East Asia region. It will be then followed by a presentation by policy maker from Bhutan to share the vaccine financing related strategy, resource planning and financing considerations, challenges and lessons in the implementation of COVID-19 vaccination. 


When: Wednesday 13 October 12:00 CET

Registration link: https://echo.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-laAatzPS1SeSxvJmF-PNg

Interpretation into French and Spanish will be available

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