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Dr Seydou Kabore & Dr Lassane Kabore
Burkina Faso: Innovative ways of reaching Covid-19 vaccine targets
Breakthrough ACTION
Burkina Faso: Awareness campaign to promote vaccination against COVID-19 with Reggae singer Sana Bob​
Breakthrough ACTION
Burkina Faso: Awareness campaign to promote vaccination against COVID-19 with Reggae singer Sana Bob​
Breakthrough ACTION
Burkina Faso: Awareness campaign to promote vaccination against COVID-19 with Reggae singer Sana Bob​
Lassané Kaboré, Bertrand Meda, Isaie Médah, Stephanie Shendale, Laura Nic Lochlainn, Colin Sanderson, Mâ Ouattara, William M.F. Kaboré, Edouard Betsem, Ikechukwu Udo OGBUANU
Background Despite the remarkable achievements of the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) in Burkina Faso, numerous challenges remain, including missed opportunities for vaccination (MOV) which...
BID Initiative
The BID Learning Network (BLN)/Gavi Data Quality and Use (DQU) Collaborative convened a meeting between July 24-26, 2019 in Lusaka, Zambia. It was attended by 25 participants, including immunization...
BID Initiative
In this webinar, the presenter shared lessons learned from Burkina Faso’s experience in improving the quality of immunization and surveillance data for Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) target...
BID Initiative
The BID Learning Network (BLN) invites you to join a webinar entitled “Lessons Learned in Scaling Up: How TDH is Deploying an m-Health Application in 600 Clinics in Burkina Faso.” In 2013, Terre...
Bonkoungou IJO et al.
BACKGROUND: Burkina Faso was one of the first African nations to introduce pentavalent rotavirus vaccine (RV5, RotaTeq) into its national immunization program in October 2013. We describe the impact...
Home-based record (HBR) for Burkina Faso circa 2010
Home-based record (HBR) for Burkina Faso circa 2014
Caroline L Trotter et al.
Background: In preparation for the introduction of MenAfriVac, a meningococcal group A conjugate vaccine developed for the African meningitis belt, an enhanced meningitis surveillance network was...
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...
Slim Haddad et al.
Background Despite rapid and tangible progress in vaccine coverage and in premature mortality rates registered in sub-Saharan Africa, inequities to access remain firmly entrenched, large pockets of...
Marylène Dugas etal.
The global recognition of vaccination is strongly related to the fact that it has proved in the past able to dramatically reduce the incidence of certain diseases. Nevertheless, reactions regarding...
Abel Bicaba, Moussa Kabore, Slim Haddad, Pierre Fournier, Marta Feletto, Emile Taminy
The greatest challenge facing expanded programs on immunization in general, and in Burkina Faso in particular, lies in their capacity to achieve and sustain levels of immunization coverage that will...
Aboubakary Sanou, Seraphin Simboro, Bocar Kouyaté, Marylène Dugas, Janice Graham, Gilles Bibeau
The Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) is still in need of improvement. In Burkina Faso in 2003, for example, the Nouna health district had an immunization coverage rate of 31.5%, compared to the...
World Health Organization (WHO)
This report highlights the achievements made in expanding access to vaccines in Africa and discusses some of the remaining challenges to achieving universal access to vaccines. The timing of this...
Brian Greenwood
For over 100 years, large epidemics of meningococcal meningitis have occurred every few years in areas of the African Sahel and sub-Sahel known as the African meningitis belt. Until recently, the...
Sara Tartof et al.
The optimal long-term vaccination strategies to provide population-level protection against serogroup A Neisseria meningitidis (MenA) are unknown. We developed an age-structured mathematical model of...
BID
The BLN is a platform for peer learning and information exchange intended to enable strong collaborative links between peers from different countries in support of improved data...
Ryan T Novak et al.
An affordable, highly immunogenic Neisseria meningitidis serogroup A meningococcal conjugate vaccine (PsA—TT) was licensed for use in sub-Saharan Africa in 2009. In 2010, Burkina Faso became the...
VillageReach &PtD
Change leadership and effective management are critical ingredients for modernizing immunization supply chains (iSCs) to withstand current and future pressures and ensure all children have access to...
World Health Organization (WHO)
This report, prepared by the Secretariat for the Decade of Vaccines Global Vaccine Action Plan, serves as the basis for the independent review. As was the case in 2013 and 2014, this report reviews...
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...
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...
Sarah A. Meyer et al.
A new serogroup A meningococcal conjugate vaccine (PsA-TT, MenAfriVac™) has been developed to combat devastating serogroup A Neisseria meningitis (MenA) epidemics in Africa. A mass immunization...
The impact of a Computerized Immunization Register (CIR) on Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) with sending SMS to parents before immunization sessions has never been studied in sub-Saharan...
Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance
The annual progress report gives a comprehensive overview of the activities and performance of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, illustrating the work and achievements of this public-private partnership.
Flessa- Steffen & Kouyaté- Bocar
OBJECTIVES: To present first findings of a cost-of-illness (COI) information system implemented in Nouna health district- Burkina Faso. The entire project will include household and provider tangible...