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  1. Jhilmil Bahl
  2. Global initiatives
  3. Friday, 20 August 2021

Dear colleagues,

The World Health Organization (WHO) invites applications for the second cohort of the WHO Scholar Level 1 certification course on Immunization Agenda 2030.

 Scholars who successfully complete the course are expected to be able to:

  1. Describe IA2030’s seven strategic priorities and four core principles
  2. Identify strategic priorities and focus areas that are likely to transform your national immunization programme and the work of global partners;
  3. Define the problem and prioritize recommendations to select a suggested action that could have the greatest impact on the current state in your country;
  4. Identify best practices in the suggested action through literature review and dialogue with your peers;
  5. Explore innovative ways to implement strategic priorities in your country context;
  6. Compare and share best practices with practitioners from all over the world, drawing on global expertise from WHO.

This interactive digital course in English and French is most suitable for those directly supporting national immunization planning. The following groups are encouraged to apply:

  • national EPI management staff, WHO/UNICEF country and regional staff, in-country partner organization staff
  • female immunization staff
  • sub-national staff directly involved in immunization planning

Please do share the call for applications with trusted colleagues and networks.

Application link (deadline: 31 August 2021) 

The course is also available in French. Application link in FRENCH:


About the WHO Immunization Scholar platform

Implemented by the World Health Organization and The Geneva Learning Foundation (TGLF), this platform provides remote learning and capacity development for sub-national and national health staff working for governments and partner organizations. Over 15,000 participants from 90 countries (predominantly middle and low-income) have participated in 23 course cohorts between 2016 and 2019. Completion rates for 1-2 month courses are consistently high, up to 95% per cohort. Learn more…

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