1. Louis Alexandre Whest
  2. Programme management
  3. Friday, 24 September 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

Next session Experience sharing by Western Pacific and Eastern Mediterranean countries: COVID-19 vaccination costing, public financial management and economic return

Vaccination is one of the effective interventions to prevent high morbidity and mortality due to COVID-19. Among the COVID-19 vaccines approved under Emergency Use Listing (EUL), only Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine requires storage at ultra-low temperature. Only very few countries have experience managing vaccine in this  storage condition. This session aims to guide countries in establishing ultra-cold chain system with appropriate equipment and support health workers in implementing delivery strategies to ensure populations at risk are reached and administered with potent Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.

Interpretation into French and Spanish will be available 

When: Wednesday 29 September 12:00 CET

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

Accepted Answer Pending Moderation

The recording of the webinar session: Experience sharing by Western Pacific and Eastern Mediterranean countries: COVID-19 vaccination costing, public financial management and economic return is now available on Youtube in:

- English: https://youtu.be/s72NzwktCV4

- French: https://youtu.be/4SxZneHAuRs

- and Spanish: https://youtu.be/I9d-xvAAb_M

For presentations, recordings and Q&A from the previous sessions, please visit our dedicated page:


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