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World Health Organization (WHO)
This document provides guidance, tools and templates to implement the five stages: (1) developing concept; (2) planning and preparing; (3) conducting the review; (4) synthesizing findings; (5)...
World Health Organization (WHO)
A Reference manual which includes an overview of the survey process, tools, and indicators. An Implementation guide which provides a step-by-step instruction for a SARA survey. SARA is a health...
World Health Organization (WHO)
To be useful, competencies are not developed in a vacuum. The competencies framework links the competencies of the workforce to the objectives of an organization, both for planning and for...
World Health Organization (WHO)
A situational analysis or desk review is commonly recommended for many activities including EPI Reviews and National Immunization Strategy (NIS) development. The objective of this guidance is to...
BID Initiative
The BID Learning Network invites you to view a webinar presentation on The Immunization Data: Evidence for Action (IDEA) Review. IDEA is a global synthesis of existing evidence aimed at increasing...
BID Initiative
The governments of Tanzania and Zambia identified key data-related challenges affecting immunization service delivery including identifying children due for vaccines, time-consuming data entry...
BID Initiative
Global and national stakeholders have acknowledged that routine immunization programs face significant challenges related to the collection, availability, and use of data for planning, management,...
BID Initiative
Building a culture of data use requires a shift across the entire health system, where consistent use and analyses of data result in decisions that improve service delivery. These tools can be used...
BID Initiative
These tools can be used to coordinate the timing and activities of the introduction and implementation of the data quality and data use interventions. These tools offer guidance on how to manage and...
BID Initiative
This set of tools may be used for planning the introduction of a new intervention or activities prior to implementation of the intervention. These tools can help you to understand the landscape for...
BID Initiative
The BID Learning Network (BLN) invites you view a webinar presentation on “Building Capacity in Immunization Data Quality and Use through Mentorship: Introducing the BID Regional Mentors.” In its...
BID Initiative
The BID Learning Network (BLN) invites you to view the recorded webinar entitled “The Uganda eIDSR System”. During this webinar, colleagues from Uganda share how they have built an information...
BID Initiative
During this webinar, VaxTrac presents on common themes and implementation/scale-up challenges that were identified during the recent BLN Study Visit to Benin conducted between 11th and 16th July...
BID Initiative
The BID Learning Network (BLN) held a webinar entitled “Development of a Health Information Systems (HIS) Strategic Plan – The Liberian Experience”. During this webinar, Liberia shares the...
BID Initiative
This webinar describes Senegal’s experience with implementing DHIS2 and discusses interoperability considerations in relation to DVD-MT and DHIS2. The speakers highlight successes, opportunities...
BID Initiative
The BID Learning Network (BLN) recently held a webinar entitled “Economies of Scale, Integration & Interoperability in Digital Health”. This webinar discussed World Vision’s experiences in...
World Health Organization (WHO)
The WHO vaccine market intelligence database compiles vaccine purchase (product, price and procurement) data as reported by countries via the WHO/UNICEF Joint Reporting Form (JRF) over the period...
World Health Organization (WHO)
This study provides the most updated understanding of current and future global trends and drivers of supply and demand for HPV vaccine. It also identifies actions to help address the current and...
UNICEF
This guidance forms part of the country support packages and responds to a need in the market for effective organizational design that will enhance supply chain efficiency and effectiveness in the...
World Health Organization (WHO)
This document brings together a range of resources to provide an overview of the global policies, potential interventions and strategies related to the integration of immunization services. It also...
Tove Ryman, Steven Stewart, Peter Bloland, Molly Abbruzzese, Lorraine Shamalla, Johannes Ahrendts, Jhilmil Bahl, Hardeep Sandhu, Dharmesh Lal, Denise Traicoff, Carla Lee, Alice Pope
This article describes a collaboration to develop standard competencies for 4 levels of an immunization system. Competencies can guide immunization program structuring, functions and workforce...
People That Deliver
The Human Resources for Supply Chain Management Theory of Change provides a useful basis for strategic planning, by providing a foundation for developing strategies to manage the quantity, type, and...
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
This WHO-UNICEF Guidance Note provides guidance to countries on how to develop a continuous immunization supply chain (iSC) improvement plan. Its purpose is to help countries build a case for supply...
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
This document compiles cIP workshop agendas, to help the user building his/her own for his/her country cIP workshop. - The Repository is UNDER CONSTRUCTION. A first example is available, more will be...
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
This document captures key information to conduct a root cause analysis, as one of the steps to develop a continuous Improvement Plan (cIP).
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
As mentioned in the cIP Guidance Note, the cIP workshop is a multi-day, interactive process where relevant stakeholders can collaborate to review the situation analysis in depth, conduct a rapid...
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
This document captures key information to conduct a situation analysis, as one of the steps to develop a continuous Improvement Plan (cIP).
Immunization Academy
More than 40 short videos teaching important Data Monitoring topics are available in English at www.immunizationacademy.com. This new initiative sponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation...
Antoinette Ba-Nguz, Alex Adjagba, Toto Wisnu Hendrarto, Nelson K. Sewankambo, Celia Nalwadda, Annette Kisakye
National Immunization Technical Advisory Groups (NITAGs) are established by national authorities to provide them with independent, bias-free, objective, and evidence-based advice on vaccines and...
Yoshio Hirota et al.
In Japan, the Vaccine Epidemiology Research Group created by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare has played an important role in demonstrating the solid scientific basis for vaccine efficacy...
Elise Guillermet et al.
At the end of 2013, the Government of Benin and Agence de Médecine Préventive (AMP) launched a demonstration project in Comé Health Zone (HZ) to optimize the vaccine supply chain. A key part of...
David Sarley et al.
Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa and in 2012 was suffering some of the lowest vaccination rates in the World. A combination of factors had resulted in a dysfunctional immunization cold...
Victor Balaban et al.
Suboptimal vaccination coverage leads to continuous outbreaks of preventable diseases. It threatens to jeopardize progress towards disease elimination and to allow diseases such as diphtheria and...
Shola Molemodile et al.
Responsibility for immunisation in Nigeria is decentralised to sub-national governments. So far, they have failed to achieve optimal coverage for their populations. We evaluated a pilot intervention...
Empower School of Health
This is Empower School of Health\'s Annual Training Calendar for 2017 for all public health organizations who wish to attend capacity building trainings in the year 2017. They can plan their schedule...
Chatterjee S et al.
ACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES: India\'s Universal Immunization Programme (UIP) is one of the largest programmes in the world in terms of quantities of vaccines administered, number of beneficiaries, number...
Joseph Okeibuno et al.
Background As part of the efforts to eradicate polioviruses in the African Region, structures were put in place to ensure coordinated mobilization and deployment of resources within the framework...
World Health Organization (WHO)
As part of the Immunization eLearning Initiative, UNICEF and WHO announce the availability of a new online course for Microplanning. This type of planning is an important tool to ensure that...
Maimuna S Majumder et al.
Although the latest yellow fever outbreak appears to be approaching a close, nearly 2000 suspected and confirmed cases have been reported in Angola since December, 2015.1 Aggressive vaccination...
Daniel Ali et al.
Background. Following the 2012 declaration by World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Africa and the WHO Executive Board to ramp up routine immunization (RI) activities, began to...
UNICEF
Developed jointly by UNICEF and WHO, the \"Communication for Immunization\" course will provide all partners and staff working to support immunization with a better understanding of how communication...
Dilip Singh Mairembam et al.
Meghalaya, a hilly tribal state in northeast India, has many inaccessible areas with little or no access to good quality health services. With an infant mortality rate (IMR) of 58 infant deaths per...
Chris Wright, Carolyn Hart, Todd Dickens, Alan Bornbusch
Guiding Principles: (1) Governments should see themselves as stewards of supply chains, providing vision, guidance, and oversight, not necessarily as operators of supply chains. (2) Governments...
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...
Chris Bateman
The top national Department of Health (NDoH) EPI managers resigned in August and December last year, taking with them large chunks of institutional memory and invaluable expertise. SA remains in the...
World Health Organization (WHO)
This document provides a general overview of the work carried out by the Quality, Safety and Standards Team of the WHO Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals. It briefly outlines the...
USAID - Deliver Project
Guidelines for Managing the Malaria Supply Chain: A Companion to the Logistics Handbook is a practical guidebook on supply chain management with an emphasis on antimalarial health products. The text...
World Health Organization (WHO)
The School Vaccination Readiness Assessment Tool provides a simple-to-use assessment of a country’s overall capacity and specific strengths and weaknesses to implement school vaccination...
Zaman SM et al.
The researchers investigated whether straight-line distance from residential compounds to healthcare facilities influenced mortality, the incidence of pneumonia and vaccine efficacy against pneumonia...
Endurance A. Ophori et al.
Immunization is aimed at the prevention of infectious diseases. In Nigeria, the National Programme on Immunization (NPI) suffers recurrent setbacks due to many factors including ethnicity and...
This report presents the first year of a multi-year evaluation into medical supply reform in Papua New Guinea (PNG). This report presents the methods, findings and recommendations and is intended for...
Thuy-Linh Nguyen et al.
This 2015 Pneumonia and Diarrhea Progress Report evaluates the progress of the 15 countries with the greatest burden of under-five pneumonia and diarrhea deaths in implementing high-impact...
PATH and London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
To aid decision-makers interested in human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine introduction or scale-up, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and PATH completed the first comprehensive review of...
Ursula Wiedermann, Karl Zwiauer, Michael Kundi, Angelika Wagner
AIM: The four-component meningococcal serogroup B (4CMenB) vaccine was licensed by the European Medicines Agency in 2013. We evaluated current practice regarding multiple vaccines and the attitudes...
Nicole Ritz, Ulrich Heininger, Uros Krivec, Marc Tebruegge, Alexa Dierig
BACKGROUND: The incidence of tuberculosis (TB) and the use of Bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccines differ significantly worldwide. Information regarding recent changes in BCG use and immunisation...
Dina Balabanova et al.
In 1985, the Rockefeller Foundation published Good health at low cost to discuss why some countries or regions achieve better health and social outcomes than do others at a similar level of income...
Save the Children
Making a Killing analyses one part of the web of illicit financial flows, the ‘misinvoicing’ of international trade – a way of hiding the true value of imports and exports, shifting profits and...
Rajamani- Sripriya, Roche- Erin, Soderberg- Karen & Bieringer- Aaron
BACKGROUND: Immunization information systems (IIS) operate in an evolving health care landscape with technology changes driven by initiatives such as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services...
Wright- Chris
This presentation introduces the People that Deliver Initiative- a coliation of organizations that aim to improve health supply chain workforce in developing countries. It also describes...
World Health Organization (WHO)
A free Excel-based tool used for - Planning - Administer/document care - Identify - Measure and analyze performance - Manage vaccine stock
Johansen- S & Orthoefer- J E
This paper represents an experiment in making school health records more responsive to the needs of school nurses, so that they in turn can be more responsive to the needs of the children. The...
Arthur L Caplan, Jonathan D Moreno
The Havasu ‘Baaja tribe, or as they are more generally referred to, the Havasupai, has about 650 members. This tiny band of Native Americans has won a momentous lawsuit that might demand rethinking...
Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance
This report focuses on how to outsource the physical distribution of vaccines and medical products to a private sector Logistics Service Provider (LSP) in sub-Saharan Africa. It analyses existing...
Aschalew Teka Bekele, Braka Fiona, Karengera Thomas, Aron Kassahun, Gallagher Kathleen, Peter Nsubuga, Yohannes Ababu, Assefu Lemlem
Introduction: an increasing trend of routine immunization performance has generally been observed over the past decade in Ethiopia. However, the improvement is irregular with wide disparity among and...