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UPDATE: Due to technical issues, this webinar series had to be postponed. This post now reflects the NEW dates.Dear colleagues,   You are invited to join a new webinar series on How Immunization Supply Chains (iSC) contribute to identifying, targeting, and reaching zero-dose communities....

Currently, 55% of the total population (744m, UNPD 2022 2021) received at least one dose of the COVID-19 jab. The fully vaccinated population is at 47% while the partially vaccinated at 8%. To continue boosting the population especially those at most risk, 16% are boosted in the region. In this is...
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Dear Colleagues,  From Nov 30 to Dec 2, 2022, the USAID MTaPS Program will join the Global Health Supply Chain Summit (GHSCS) in Dakar, Senegal ( https://lnkd.in/guepphAJ ), first launched in 2008 to convene government, NGO, international organization, bi-lateral and multi-lateral ag...
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The Service Experience Toolkit introduces the immunization service experience (SE) concept, particularly to country-level Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) staff and implementing partners. The five toolkit products are meant to ignite discussion around how EPIs can address and improve the deliv...

The recently published “Overcoming barriers to vaccine acceptance: Learnings from 734 health workers” report analyses 734 case studies developed by frontline health workers in November 2020 as part of the COVID-19 Peer Hub, a peer learning programme of The Geneva Learning Foundation. This exercise...
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On 7 October 2022, WHO published an updated Hepatitis A vaccines position paper to replace the 2012 hepatitis A position published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record . The updated paper, based on a systematic literature review during 2012-2021, considers changes in epidemiology and the latest ev...
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In September 2022, a meeting was held in Tactic, Alta Verapaz, to present the results of joint efforts between the Ministry of Health, PAHO, UNICEF and World Food Programme and mobile brigades that brought integrated COVID-19 vaccination, health and nutrition services closer for hard-to-reach commun...
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Despite starting the national COVID-19 vaccine roll-out in June 2021, coverage remained low in Chad in early 2022, with 0.8% of the population fully vaccinated and 26% of doses received being administered. In January 2022, Chad was considered one of the 13 “very high-risk” countries as per the WHO...
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COVID-19 vaccination campaigns were launched in Guatemala in February 2021. Despite several efforts, by April 15, 2022, national COVID-19 two-dose vaccination coverage was <40%. To help bridge identified gaps in access to COVID-19 vaccination and preventive healthcare, the Ministry of Health´s ...
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A significant change in the polio eradication and broader global health landscape is the Mid-term evaluation of the implementation of the Strategic Action Plan on Polio Transition (2018 - 2023). The evaluationprovides recommendations to support polio transition stakeholders to strengthen health...
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In a new push, UNICEF is calling for joint and targeted efforts to provide vaccination to over 32 million women at the 12 most-at-risk countries and protect them and their new-borns from potentially fatal maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT). Geospatial mapping of 24,000 of neonatal deaths (babies ...
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In January 2022, Benin introduced the MenAfriVac vaccine into its regular vaccination schedule. The MenAfriVac provides protection against Type A meningitis. This campaign was organised to reach the remaining cohort of unvaccinated children, who had not been reached since the last preventive campaig...
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In September 2022, the Regional Director for AFRO, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, launched the ambitious new ‘Regional Framework to Defeat Meningitis in Africa by 2030’ and called on countries to ramp up implementation of the roadmap ahead of the next seasonal outbreak of meningitis in January 2023. Despite ...
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Dear colleagues,    You are invited to a new TechNet webinar series on EIR or IIS - How to select the Best Digital Immunization System for your Country Context ?   This webinar series presents the leading Electronic Immunization Registries (EIR) and Immunization Information System...
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With so many technical documents and tools available to strengthen immunization supply chains, and improve coverage and equity, why aren’t more programs using them? In this webinar we will share innovative and practical solutions conceived by EPI and supply chain managers, government decision-mak...

Hello everyone,  Is there an update guidance on vaccine management? If yes does anyone mind sharing the link, preferably of a french document.  If not, do you think the WHO 2015 handbook is technically enough or is there room for improvement ?  Grateful for the support !  &n...

Teach to Reach: Local health practitioners from all over the world will meet on 14 October 2022 to explore how to build back better and prepare for the next pandemic GENEVA, 5 October 2022 (THE GENEVA LEARNING FOUNDATION) – The seventh edition of Teach to Reach on 14 October 2022 will connect over ...
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Building off the foundational work of the Vaccination Demand Hub, and with funding from Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, the Service Experience Toolkit was launched. The Service Experience Toolkit is designed to introduce the concept of immunization service experience (SE) at the country level, part...

The unique features of the pandemic and COVID-19 vaccination have forced new ways of managing immunization programs and introducing vaccines. This includes departing from traditional methods of training and preparing the workforce for COVID-19 vaccination. As USAID’s flagship global technical leade...
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PATH IDEAL and TechNet-21 are happy to invite you for a webinar on "Digital transformation journey of the national immunization information system in Vietnam".  Digital health innovations are changing the way health is delivered worldwide, improving the health equity and accessibility, and a...

Join JSI and PATH for a deep dive into USAID MOMENTUM Routine Immunization Transformation and Equity's program in Vietnam where they supported the Ministry of Health and in country immunization programs to reach children and marginalized populations in hard-to-reach provinces.Date: Next Tuesday Octo...
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Dear colleagues, You are invited to a new TechNet webinar series on Reaching Zero-Dose Children. The Zero-Dose Children Webinar series will build understanding of how to reach key populations which are missed by immunisation and other basic health services including communities residing in po...



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