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This study reviews the administrative routine immunization data from 15 African countries for the period from January 2018 to June 2020 to analyze the trends in the monthly number of children vaccinated with specific antigens, and compare the...

En Guinée, depuis l’apparition du premier, cas au mois de mars 2020, l’épidémie a connu une progression ascendante, surtout dans la capitale Conakry. À ce jour, l’épidémie s’est étendue à certaines préfectures/sous-préfectures...

Synthesis report covering a cross-country analysis of data review teams interventions carried out by CHAI, John Snow, Inc., and VillageReach. Surfaces three principles and eight recommendations for designing and implementing data review teams to...

In March, 2016, a flare-up of Ebola virus disease was reported in Guinea, and in response ring vaccination with the unlicensed rVSV-ZEBOV vaccine was introduced under expanded access, the first time that an Ebola vaccine has been used in an outbreak...

The Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategic plan outlines the phased removal of oral polio vaccines (OPVs), starting with type 2 poliovirus–containing vaccine and introduction of inactivated polio vaccine in routine immunization to mitigate...

Global measures to eradicate polio began in 1988; as of 2014, four of six World Health Organization (WHO) regions have been certified polio-free. Within the two endemic regions (African and Eastern Mediterranean), Nigeria, Afghanistan, and Pakistan...

Following the World Health Organization (WHO) declaration of a Public Health Emergency of International Concern regarding the Ebola outbreak in West Africa in July 2014, UNICEF was asked to co-lead, in coordination with WHO and the ministries of...

BACKGROUND Recent studies have revealed a low measles vaccination (MV) rate in the Republic of Guinea-Bissau (West Africa) that has not increased in accordance with the increasing coverage of other vaccinations. Measles is the deadliest of all...

Cholera is transmitted through the fecal-oral route, and humans are the natural host. It is caused by the ingestion of O1 and less commonly O139 serogroups of the Vibrio cholerae bacterium and characterized by severe, potentially life-threatening...

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Has anyone used the Immunization Session Checklist as a supervisory observational tool?

January 30th 2019

We have recently used the WHO Immunization Session Checklist (Figure 5.11 in the 2015 edition of Immunization in Practice) as part of a set of observational research tools looking at routine immunizat

  • Country: Papua New Guinea Guinea
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    OpenLMIS User-Centered Design Workshop Report - Vaccine Resupply

    September 25th 2017

    Dear TechNet Colleagues, I am pleased to share a workshop report on the Francophone OpenLMIS User-Centered Design Workshop facilitated by VillageReach and hosted at the PATH Senegal Headqua

  • Organisation: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation WHO
  • Country: Senegal Guinea Benin
  • LMIS
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    Searching for CSOs in East and Southern Asia

    February 03rd 2017

    In order to strengthen and enlarge the Gavi CSO Constituency, the Gavi CSO Steering Committee would like to identify CSOs working in immunisation within the broader context of Maternal, Neonatal an

  • Organisation: Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance
  • Country: Sri Lanka Papua New Guinea Myanmar Indonesia Guinea Cambodia Laos
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    Home-based record stock-outs — a quiet problem challenging immunization programmes that needs attention. Is bundling with other vaccine delivery supplies a reasonable solution?

    October 28th 2016

    Posting by: David W Brown, Brown Consulting Group International, LLC, North Carolina, USA Marta Gacic-Dobo, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland The WHO and UNICEF

  • Country: Switzerland Philippines Malawi Kenya Guinea Bissau Guinea Ghana Congo Chad Cameroon
  • Home-based records Data reporting
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    Ebola vaccine trial in Sierra Leone battles against fear and logistics

    March 11th 2016

    From today's Guardian Health workers face suspicion and a lack of cold storage as they test the Ebola vaccine

  • Organisation: WHO
  • Country: Sierra Leone Guinea
  • Disease: Ebola
  • Distribution system Vaccine trial New vaccine introduction
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    We need you! Supply Chain Manager Landscape Assessment - extended until June 19th! - in English and French

    June 15th 2015

    Thank you to all the countries who have responded so far to the supply chain manager survey (Benin, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Guinea, Tanzania, Tonga,

  • Country: Zimbabwe Tonga Sri Lanka Rwanda Nigeria Niger Guinea Burkina Faso Benin Bangladesh Afghanistan
  • Vaccine management HR
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    Measles & Rubella Initiative: E-newsletter (December 2012)

    December 24th 2012

    [i]Countries raise more local funds in 2012[/i] A total of 13 countries in the WHO’s African Region (AFRO) immunized more than 38 million children against measles in supplementary campaigns in 2012

  • Country: Zambia Uganda Turkey Pakistan Niger Nepal Kenya Guinea Bissau Guinea Ghana Ethiopia Afghanistan Laos
  • Disease: Rubella Measles Polio
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    Measles & Rubella Initiative: E-newsletter (October 2012)

    October 04th 2012

    [i][b]Leadership for Measles & Rubella Elimination[/b][/i] [i][b]Measles & Rubella Initiative's Annual Partnership Meeting[/b] [/i] There was clear and inspiring leadership for measles and rubel

  • Country: Niger Nepal Mongolia Kenya India Guinea Fiji Congo Afghanistan
  • Disease: Rubella Measles Polio HIB
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    Polio News (December 2011)

    December 22nd 2011

    Dear polio eradication supporter, Last month, we flagged that there would be critical changes ahead at the Global Polio Eradication Initiative to increase the speed with which we identify and addre

  • Country: Uganda Pakistan Nigeria Niger Namibia Mali Kenya India Guinea Democratic Republic Of The Congo Congo Chad Central African Republic Cambodia Angola Afghanistan
  • Disease: Measles Polio
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