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Isaac Mugoya, Emilia Klimiuk, Sarah Hassanen, Wendy Prosser, JSI, Sonder Design Collective
Join JSI and Sonder Design Collective for the second in a series of mini 30-minute webinars sharing their initial findings from The Vaccine Data Discovery Research in Kenya. This Human-Centered...
Isaac Mugoya, Emilia Klimiuk, Sarah Hassanen, Wendy Prosser, JSI, Sonder Design Collective
This webinar is a third in a series of mini 30-minute webinars sharing their initial findings from the Vx Data Insights research in Kenya. This Human-Centered Design study is a joint effort between...
Isaac Mugoya, Emilia Klimiuk, Sarah Hassanen, Natasha Kanagat, JSI, Sonder Design Collective
In this webinar, the team takes you through their learnings about the use of WhatsApp as an informal data sharing tool. Through key insights and illustrative examples, they describe how this app is...
Emilia Klimiuk, Isaac Mugoya, Natasha Kanagat, Sarah Hassanen
Join JSI and Sonder Design Collective for the fifth and final mini 30-minute webinars sharing their initial findings from the Vx Data Insights research in Kenya. This Human-Centered Design study is a...
Abubakar Sani, Brian Pal, Ernest Some, Ngwegwe Bulula
Cette session partage deux présentations sur l'importance de la surveillance de la température des équipements de la chaîne du froid et l'impact des données générées par les activités de...
PATH Living Labs, Oyugi Allela, Steve Osumba, Brenda Magula, Casildah Lumamba, Josephine Simwinga
PATH’s Living Labs Initiative used human-centered design methods to gather feedback on proposed labels for COVID-19 vaccine vials and cartons. Healthcare workers in Kenya and Zambia interacted with...
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
Sonder Design Collective, JSI
Este relatório detalha as percepções e oportunidades de actuação do projecto VxData e o processo que foi levado a cabo para as gerar.
Sonder Design Collective, JSI
Ce document est le dernier rapport pour l’étude VxData Insights, qui a pour objectif de mieux comprendre les causes profondes de la sous-utilisation des données dans les programmes...
Sonder Design Collective, JSI
This is the final report from the VxData Insights study, which aims to provide a deeper understanding of the root causes of underutilization of data in immunization programs and highlight priority...
Wendy Prosser, Jacobus Schoevers, Brian Pal, Amos Chweya
In this session, we will review the technical aspects of 30DTR (FridgeTag). And you will learn how to optimize your 30DTR data through using support tools such as the Varo App and Pogo App, which are...
PATH.
Current live, oral rotavirus vaccines (LORVs) are reducing severe diarrhea in all settings, but they are not as effective in places with the highest burden. Alternative approaches in advanced...
Richard Mihigo, Alain Poy, Jethro Chakauya, Abubacar N’Diaye, Bernard Ntsama, Messeret Eshetu Shibeshi, Richard Luce, Balcha Girma Masresha
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...
PATH Living Labs
PATH’s Living Labs Initiative used human-centered design methods to gather feedback on proposed labels for COVID-19 vaccine vials and cartons. Healthcare workers in Kenya and Zambia interacted with...
PATH.
Frontline immunization workers play a critical role in improving vaccine access and equity. A new initiative aims to leverage their firsthand experience to co-create innovative delivery solutions.
PATH
Health care workers in Kenya and Zambia are helping design vaccine preparedness and distribution plans.
PATH.
PATH’s Living Labs Initiative accelerates the pace of health innovation by co-creating with users to rapidly design, test, and scale solutions to their long-standing challenges. We apply...
C. N. Mburu, J. Ojal, R. Chebet, D. Akech, B. Karia, J. Tuju, A. Sigilai, K. Abbas, M. Jit, S. Funk, G. Smits, P. G. M. van Gageldonk, F. R. M. van der Klis, C. Tabu, D. J. Nokes, LSHTM CMMID COVID-19 Working Group, JAG Scott, S. Flasche, IMO Adetifa
Background The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted routine measles immunisation and supplementary immunisation activities (SIAs) in most countries including Kenya. We assessed the risk of measles...
PATH
In order to unify the labeling requirements for COVID-19 vaccines that will be supplied through the Access to COVID-19 Tools (Act) Accelerator, draft models for the vial labels and packaging have...
Kyla Hayford, Katherine L O'Brien, Joyce Were, E Wangeci Kagucia, Dustin G Gibson, David Obor, Benard Ochieng
Short message service (SMS) reminders coupled with a small monetary incentive conditioned on prompt vaccination have been shown to improve first-dose measles-containing vaccine (MCV1) uptake. We...
Anyie J. Li, Collins TABU, Stephanie Shendale, Kibet Sergon, Peter O. Okoth, Isaac K. Mugoya, Zorodzai Machekanyanga, Iheoma U. Onuekwusi, Colin Sanderson, Ikechukwu Udo OGBUANU
In November 2016, the Kenya National Vaccines and Immunization Programme conducted an assessment of missed opportunities for vaccination (MOV) using the World Health Organization (WHO) MOV...
JSI, Sonder Design Collective
This is the presentation of a JSI and Sonder Design Collective webinar, the fifth and final one sharing their initial findings from the Vx Data Insights research in Kenya. This Human-Centered Design...
JSI, Sonder Design Collective
JSI and Sonder Design Collective present a fourth in a series of mini 30-minute webinars sharing their initial findings from the Vx Data Insights research in Kenya. This Human-Centered Design study...
MoH Kenya
Guidelines for immunization service provision in the country during the Covid-19 pandemic in Kenya.
MoH Kenya
This interim guidance seeks to advise healthcare managers and healthcare workers on the provision of Essential health care services during the COVID-19 pandemic in Kenya. This guidance should be used...
Sonder Design Collective, JSI
In this presentation, JSI and Sonder Design Collective will take you through their learnings about the two modes of decision-making in the Kenyan health system. Through key insights and illustrative...
JSI, Sonder Design Collective
Join JSI and Sonder Design Collective for the second in a series of mini 30-minute webinars sharing their initial findings from The Vaccine Data Discovery Research in Kenya. This Human-Centered...
JSI, Sonder Design Collective
This is a first in a series of mini 30-minute webinars with JSI and Sonder Design Collective sharing their initial findings from The Vaccine Data Discovery Research in Kenya. This Human-Centered...
Anyie J. Li, Collins TABU, Stephanie Shendale, Peter O. Okoth, Kibet Sergon, Ephantus Maree, Isaac K. Mugoya, Zorodzai Machekanyanga, Iheoma U. Onuekwusi, Ikechukwu Udo OGBUANU
In 2016, Kenya conducted a study of missed opportunities for vaccination (MOV)—when eligible children have contact with the health system but are not fully vaccinated—to explore some of the...
Republic of Kenya: Ministry of Health
This Health Care Waste Management SOPs were developed as a result of the need to strategically and professionally manage the healthcare waste arising from the healthcare industry as well as...
Republic of Kenya: Ministry of Health
This is an official guide and reference necessary to provide direction to the national strategic health services programs in Kenya.
AKHS Kenya
The brief is based on the experience of a pilot project in the Kwale District. It focuses on a number of issues related to the management of health facilities: the rational for decentralisation of...
BID Initiative
The BID Learning Network (BLN) invites you to watch a webinar entitled “Electronic Immunization Registry: Lessons from Kenya.” In this webinar, the presenter shares the electronic immunization...
BID Initiative
The BID Learning Network invites you to view a webinar entitled “Scaling Up Registries: The OpenMRS Opportunity." The promise of digital technologies has seen multiple systems and millions of...
CHAI, JSI, VillageReach
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...
UNICEF
An example from Kenya of a flow chart for integrated maternal and child health
Adetifa IMO, Karia B, Mutuku A, Bwanaali T, Makumi A, Wafula J, Chome M, Mwatsuma P, Bauni E, Hammitt LL, Mataza C, Tabu C, Kamau T, Williams TN, Scott JAG
BACKGROUND: The benefits of childhood vaccines are critically dependent on vaccination coverage. We used a vaccine registry (as gold standard) in Kenya to quantify errors in routine coverage methods...
MCSP
This document provides a summary of MCSP/JSI’s experience in the adaptation of the regional Reaching Every District (RED) guideline to country-specific contexts in order to inform other countries...
Tabu C, Shendale S, Sergon K, Onuekwusi IU, Okoth P, Ogbuanu IU, Mugoya I, Machekanyanga Z, Brown DW
Home-based records (HBRs), which take many forms, serve as an important tool for frontline health workers by providing a standardized patient history vital to making informed decisions about the need...
David W. Brown, Collins TABU, Ikechukwu Udo OGBUANU
Homemade home-based records (HBRs) are often used to replace official HBRs during stock-outs. By their nature, homemade HBRs are often ad hoc in form and lack structure which may lead to...
Home-based record (HBR) for Kenya circa 2016 -- updated. Edit made to last page adding information on pregnancy and child care. HBR distributed with protective sleeve.
Colleen Scott et al.
The collection, analysis, and use of data to measure and improve immunization programme performance are priorities for WHO, global partners and national immunization programmes (NIPs). High quality...
Soleine Scotney et al.
Introducing a new vaccine is a large-scale endeavor that can face many challenges, resulting in introduction delays and inefficiencies. The development of national task teams and tools, such as...
Lora Shimp et al.
Introduction: although systematic program review meetings are common practice in many health and immunization programs, there is little documentation on their implementation and role. Adult education...
Mike Brison & Yann LeTallec
In many countries, one of the common factors limiting full and equitable access to effective immunization is the existence of gaps in cold chain and logistics (CCL) systems. This article focuses on...
Gibson DG et al.
BACKGROUND: As mobile phone access continues to expand globally, opportunities exist to leverage these technologies to support demand for immunisation services and improve vaccine coverage. We aimed...
This evidence brief provides supply chain managers in low- and middle-income countries with a summary of how recent solar direct-drive (SDD) refrigeration projects have performed, highlighting...
Despite its promise, however, the digital health landscape today is highly fragmented. The result is a myriad of digital health projects and applications that rarely reach scale and if they were to...
Mable Carole Tevi-Benissan et al.
Background Significant progress has been made to increase access to vaccines in Africa since the 1974 launch of the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI). Successes include the introduction of...
Lucas Otieno et al.
Malaria remains a major global public health concern, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. The RTS,S/AS01 malaria candidate vaccine was reviewed by the European Medicines Agency and received a positive...
Mutua MK et al.
BACKGROUND: More efforts have been put in place to increase full immunization coverage rates in the last decade. Little is known about the levels and consequences of delaying or vaccinating children...
Ally Olotu, Marc Lievens, Amanda Leach, George Nyangweso, Juliana Wambua, Gregory Fegan, Philip Bejon, Kevin Marsh, Patricia Njuguna, David C. Kaslow
RTS,S/AS01 is a malaria vaccine candidate that has undergone phase 3 evaluation across several sites in Africa that have varying intensities of malaria transmission. During more than 48 months of...
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation and the International Centre for Humanitarian Affairs
The effort towards improving the health of the population in Kenya continues to produce results driven by accurate and timely data. Over the past three decades, the country has witnessed impressive...
Sophie Githinji et al.
Health facility stock-outs of life saving malaria medicines are common across Africa. Innovative ways of addressing this problem are urgently required. We evaluated whether SMS based reporting of...
Ryman TK et al.
Abstract BACKGROUND: Hygiene interventions reduce child mortality from diarrhea. Vaccination visits provide a platform for delivery of other health services but may overburden nurses. We compared 2...
Aaron M. Harris, George Aol, Dominic Ouma, Godfrey Bigogo, Joel M. Montgomery, Cynthia G. Whitney, Robert F. Breiman, Lindsay Kim
With the accelerated introduction of new vaccines in low-income settings, understanding immunization program performance is critical. We sought to improve immunization history acquisition from...
Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance
This evaluation assesses the extent to which the Advanced Market Commitment (AMC) pilot has achieved its stated objectives and the overarching goal to “reduce morbidity and mortality from...
Neeraj Sood & Zachary Wagner
Achievement of the health-related Millennium Development Goals is dependent on increasing take-up of preventive public health services (PHSs) in developing countries. Poor country governments often...
E. Usuf et al.
The Gambia introduced seven-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) in August 2009 and switched to 13-valent PCV in April 2011. In April 2009, monovalent hepatitis B and combined...
Mohamed A Sheikh et al.
As part of the Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategic Plan 2013–2018,†† which aims to discontinue all use of OPV after eradication of WPV, IPV is to be introduced by the end of 2015 into the...
Wences Arvelo, H. Sandhu, C. Tabu, Z. Gura, Z. Ngan’ga, S. Lowther, Adam Haji
BACKGROUND: Globally, vaccine preventable diseases are responsible for nearly 20 % of deaths annually among children <5 years old. Worldwide, many children dropout from the vaccination program, are...
Vincent J et al.
The 2013 deadline for the worldwide goal to eradicate polio has come and gone, with a new endgame set for 2018. Although cases of polio have decreased by 99% worldwide since 1988, geopolitical...
Michael Favin et al.
In collaboration with WHO, IMMUNIZATIONbasics analyzed 126 documents from the global grey literature to identify reasons why eligible children had incomplete or no vaccinations. The main reasons for...
Walker AT et al.
Although the Horn of Africa region has successfully eliminated endemic poliovirus circulation, it remains at risk for reintroduction. International partners assisted Kenya in identifying gaps in the...
Ryman TK et al.
Communities generally supported integration, and integrated services may have the potential to increase service utilization and possibly even reduce the stigma of certain services. Some concerns...
Alassane Dicko, Ogobara Doumbo
Malaria vaccine research has been intensified over the past few years with several vaccines tested in trials. RTS,S vaccine has been the most promising of these candidates. The vaccine consists of P...
Kathleen Tiffay et al.
The development, through a public–private partnership, of a safe, effective, and affordable vaccine for sub-Saharan Africa, PsA-TT, offers a new paradigm for the development of vaccines...
M. Teresa Aguado et al.
In June 2001, BMGF awarded a grant of US$70 million to create the Meningitis Vaccine Project (MVP) as a partnership between PATH and WHO, with the specific goal of developing an affordable MenA...
Helen E.D. Burchett et al.
The study found that new vaccines were viewed positively and seemed to integrate well into existing health systems. The introductions were found to have had no impact on many elements within the...
Roy Burstein et al.
Proper refrigeration at health facilities is an essential element in maintaining the integrity of vaccine cold chains. The researchers use vaccine refrigerator and cold box temperature data, recently...
Jane Crawley et al.
Intermittent preventive treatment for malaria during infancy (IPTi) is the administration of a full therapeutic course of antimalarial drugs to infants living in settings where malaria is endemic, at...
The 11th International Rotavirus Symposium brought together over 650 people from 56 countries in New Delhi, India, from 3-5 September, 2014 to examine new surveillance data and studies demonstrating...
Charles S. Wiysonge, Olalekan A. Uthman, Peter M. Ndumbe, Gregory D. Hussey
Immunization research productivity in Africa is highly skewed, with private health expenditure having a significant positive association. However, the current contribution of authors from Africa to...
MCHIP
Over the past several years, the development of new vaccines, along with global efforts to make them more available and affordable, has resulted in the introduction of lifesaving vaccines in...
Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance
Early one cloudless morning, Oscar Kai was perched on a Yamaha motorcycle clutching his laptop to his chest as he bumped along a dirt road past groves of coconut palms and fields of corn. He was...
S Torres-Rueda, HED Burchett, UK Griffiths, P Ongolo-Zogo, J Edengue, Y Kitaw, M Molla, L Gelmon, W Onyango-Ouma, M Konate, S Mounier-Jack
Abstract Background: Pneumonia is a main cause of under-five mortality in low-income settings. The pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) has been introduced in many countries as a tool in the...
Ayub Manya, Anne Barsigo
This presentation describes the context and piloting of DHIS2 system in Kenya in 2011. The national roll-out process- experiences- and key challenges are discussed.