Considerations for integrating COVID-19 vaccination into immunization programmes and primary health care for 2022 and beyond

Objectives of this document 1. To provide a definition and principles for integrating COVID-19 vaccination into immunization programmes, PHC 1 and other relevant health services. 2. To provide an overview of the benefits and risks of integrating COVID-19 vaccination into immunization programmes, PHC and other relevant health services. 3. To summarize country experiences of integrating COVID-19 vaccination and identify approaches for integrated service delivery. 4. To propose key steps to guide countries on how to operationalize integration of COVID-19 vaccination at national and subnational level: assess their readiness, develop a plan and identify short-term (6–12 months) capacities and investment needs. 5. To propose the need for and scope of a prioritized research agenda to generate further evidence on best practices for integrating COVID-19 vaccination as part of PHC and other health services, and to inform future pandemic preparedness.


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Added on: 03 April, 2023
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