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Government of Nepal
Safe Management of Waste generated during the evacuation of 175 Nepalese students from Wuhan, China during the COVID-19 pandemic
HECAF360
SAFE MANAGEMENT OF THE HAZARDOUS WASTE GENERATED AND STORED AS RESIDUAL WASTE IN THE VACCINE CENTERS OF KATHMANDU VALLEY DURING COVID-19 VACCINATION CAMPAIGN
Abdoulaye Gueye, Sandeep Kumar, Surendra Uranw
Innovations en matière de chaîne du froid - enseignements tirés des évaluations sur le terrain de la protection contre le gel et de la collecte d'énergie Il existe désormais des...
Abdoulaye Gueye, Sandeep Kumar, Surendra Uranw
Freeze preventive vaccine carriers are now available to protect freeze-sensitive vaccines during transport. This session will share experiences, challenges and learnings from a field trial in Nepal...
Kumar S, Lennon P, Muller N, et al.
Preventing vaccine freezing is one of the biggest challenges in vaccine management. Until 2018, vaccine carriers used in the immunization program lacked features to prevent vaccine freezing....
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
How the Effective Vaccine Management (EVM) assessment tool was used to improve immunization supply chains in Indonesia, Kenya, Lebanon, Nepal, Nigeria and Syria
Bonheur Dounebaine, Aliou Diallo, Fatoumata Diakhite, Adolphus T. Clarke, Robert A. Bednarczyk, T Ruston Yarnko, Kyle Muther, Daouda M. Gueye, Moussa Sarr, Sameer M. Dixit, Shankar B. Duwadi, Anna S. Ellis, Nancy Fullman, Nathaniel Gerthe, Jhalak S. Gautam, Kyra A. Hester, Gloria Ikilezi, Rokhaya S. Mbengue, Souleymane Mboup, Birahim P. Ndiaye, Rajesh Man Rajbhandari, David E. Phillips
With this commentary, we discuss experiences from Nepal, Senegal and Liberia in addressing COVID-related disruptions of RI services in early-2020 to mid-2020. We represent a range of stakeholders...
World Health Organization (WHO)
This publication offers a glimpse of the chequered journey of the ‘Network’, a public health infrastructure set up with the aim of supporting polio eradication activities in the five...
Matthew C. Freeman, David E. Phillips, Rajesh Man Rajbhandari, Souleymane Mboup, Gloria Ikilezi, Kyra Hester, Jhalak S. Guatam, Nathaniel Gerthe, Nancy Fullman, Anna Ellis, Bonheur Dounebaine, Aliou Diallo, Adolphus T. Clarke, Robert A. Bednarczyk, T. Ruston Yarnko, Kyle Muther, Daouda M. Gueye, Moussa Sarr, Sameer M. Dixit
Summary box Key message 1: As the COVID-19 pandemic affected routine immunisation services worldwide, country programmes have used a range of mitigation strategies to maintain vaccine delivery...
PATH
What does it take to keep vaccines from freezing during last mile transport? This 4-minute video summarizes PATH and B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences’ work to evaluate the performance of...
Dev Ram Sunuwar, Devendra Raj Singh, Sylvia Szabo, Sabu S. Padmadas, Bipin Adhikari
A call for Nepal to relaunch routine immunization programs [after suspension early in the pandemic] and maintain essential maternal and child health care services.
Surendra Uranw, Sandeep Kumar, Abdoulaye Gueye
Freeze preventive vaccine carriers are now available to protect freeze-sensitive vaccines during transport. This session will share experiences, challenges and learnings from a field trial in Nepal...
PATH
Preventing vaccine freezing is one of the biggest barriers in vaccine management. Toward addressing this challenge, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences in Dharan, Nepal, in collaboration with...
This poster was used in Nepal at health facilities and vaccination sessions to demonstrate the importance of using child health cards, also known as home-based record
This home-based records briefer was included in rotavirus vaccine introduction materials developed for health workers in Nepal by JSI through the Coordination and Implementation of Child Health...
This job aid was developed to help frontline health workers in Nepal to understand the importance of the home-based record form and how to use this tool during their regular immunization activities....
Home-based records (HBRs), known as child health cards in Nepal, are a key data collection and monitoring tool to ensure that children receive life-saving vaccinations.
Wallace AS et al.
BACKGROUND: The potential to strengthen routine immunization (RI) services through supplementary immunization activities (SIAs) is an important benefit of global measles and rubella elimination and...
Dabbagh et al.
In 2012 the Global Vaccine Action Plan* established a goal to achieve measles and rubella elimination in five of the six World Health Organization (WHO) regions (194 countries) by 2020 (1). Measles...
Sunil Bahl et al.
This analysis describes an innovative and successful approach to risk identification and mitigation in relation to the switch from trivalent to bivalent oral polio vaccine (OPV) in the 11 countries...
Devkota S, Butler C
OBJECTIVES: To examine what factors, if any, could account for caste/ethnic disparities in vaccine utilization between upper caste and indigenous, and upper caste and low caste (Dalit) groups in...
From 21 to 24 February 2017, 25 participants from Ministries of Health, National Statistics Offices and research institutes from Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Nepal and Thailand, plus World Health...
Mats Målqvist1, Chahana Singh2 & Ashish Kc1
Abstract Aims: Childhood illnesses such as diarrhoea and pneumonia remain major contributors to child mortality globally and need to be continually targeted in pursuit of universal health coverage....
Ashish KC a, Viktoria Nelin b, Hendrikus Raaijmakers a, Hyung Joon Kim a, Chahana Singh a & Mats Målqvist b
Objective To compare immunization coverage and equity distribution of coverage between 2001 and 2014 in Nepal. Methods We used data from the Demographic Health Surveys carried out in 2001, 2006 and...
Målqvist M1, Pun A2, Kc A1
Abstract Aims: Postnatal care of the newborn is essential in order to reduce neonatal mortality. Nepal has made great efforts to improve maternal and child health by focusing on accessibility and...
Krishna P Paudel et al.
Introduction National immunization systems are important for reducing vaccine preventable diseases.1 However, in many resource-constrained countries, such systems need to be improved. This paper...
Amber Hsiao, Sachin N Desai, Vittal Mogasale, Jean-Louis Excler, Laura Digilio
Improving water and sanitation is the preferred choice for cholera control in the long-term. Nevertheless, vaccination is an available too l that has been shown to be a cost‒effective option for...
David H. Oh, Alya Dabbagh, James L. Goodson, Peter M. Strebel, Sanjita Thapa, Jagat Narain Giri, Sagar Ratna Shakya, Sudhir Khanal
In 2012, the Global Vaccine Action Plan* established a goal to achieve measles and rubella elimination in five of the six World Health Organization (WHO) regions (194 countries) by 2020 (1). Measles...
Mogasale V et al.
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...
Shrestha et al.
BACKGROUND: Immunization is one of the most effective health interventions averting an estimated 2-3 million deaths every year. In Nepal, as in most low-income countries, infants are immunized with...
JSI
This report describes key achievements of USAID-funded logistics projects, managed by John Snow, Inc. (JSI), to improve access to medicines and medical supplies for the population of Nepal.
Grant L Campbell et al.
The global incidence of JE is unknown because the intensity and quality of JE surveillance and the availability of diagnostic laboratory testing vary throughout the world. Countries that have...
A brief presentation on how GIS technologies can be used in immunization information systems for improved programme management. Some of the key applications of the technology within the programme...
Devendra Gnawali et al.
A goal of the Global Vaccine Action Plan, led by the World Health Organization, is country ownership by 2020, defined here as the point when a country fully finances its routine immunization program...
In 2013, during its 66th session, the Regional Committee of the WHO SouthEast Asia Region (SEAR) established a goal to eliminate measles and control rubella and congenital rubella syndrome (CRS) by...
Michelle M. Hughes et al.
Immunization programs currently measure coverage by assessing the proportion of children 12–24 months who have been immunized but this does not address the important question of when the scheduled...
Noni E. MacDonald et al.
Poorly managed AEFI undermine immunization programs. Improved surveillance in SEAR countries means more AEFIs but management varies. SEAR brought countries together to share AEFI experiences, and...
Carl E. Frasch et al.
Although many years of application of meningococcal polysaccharide vaccines have had minimal success in preventing meningococcal epidemics in the meningitis belt of Africa, collaborative efforts to...
International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC)
The purpose of this guide is to give step-by-step instruction on how to develop a case study and/or human interest story about a vaccine introduction.
USAID - Deliver Project
An overview of the implementation of LMIS systems in Nepal through PROJECT DELIVER.