Title: Considerations for integrating COVID-19 vaccination into immunization programmes and primary health care for 2022 and beyond
Version 1 (WHO & UNICEF) 27 July 2022
Content: This document lays out key considerations for integrating COVID-19 vaccination into immunization programme services, Primary Health Care and other relevant health services for 2022 and beyond.
1. To provide a rationale, definition and principles for integration of COVID-19 vaccination into immunization programmes, PHC and other relevant health services
2. To provide an overview of the benefits and risks of integration
3. To summarize country experiences and identify approaches for integrated service delivery
4. To propose key steps to guide countries on how to operationalize integration
Audience: National and subnational public health planners, immunization programme managers responsible for COVID-19 vaccination and/or essential programmes on immunization (EPI), those overseeing PHC programmes, and global, regional and country level partners and stakeholders
Please note, this document will be periodically updated.