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RDC Red cross
Analyse de la situation de vaccination contre la COVID-19 en RDC et stratégies de couverture des personnes les plus vulnérables,Analyse de la situation de vaccination contre la COVID-19 en RDC et...
UNICEF, World Health Organization (WHO)
Revue sur l'expérience du Rwanda en matière de mise à l’échelle de méthodes de suivi en temps réel et d’utilisation de solutions numériques pour renforcer la surveillance de la COVID-19,...
UNICEF, World Health Assembly
Highlighting Rwanda’s Experience Scaling Real-time Monitoring Approaches Using Digital Solutions to Support COVID-19 Surveillance, COVID-19 Vaccination and Case Management,Highlighting Rwanda’s...
World Bank, World Health Organization (WHO)
Guinea Bissau: Analysis of country COVID-19 response, identifying best practices and crucial gaps to factor into future response plans,Guinea Bissau: Analysis of country COVID-19 response,...
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...
VillageReach
VillageReach documents how supply chain design increased access to vaccines in Equateur province, DRC. An independent study conducted by Acasus in July 2018 verified that average monthly consumption...
Africa Health Budget Network (AHBN)
Nigeria over the last few years has been unable to fully fund its immunization needs. This was largely attributed to dwindling national resources, rising cost of vaccine, inadequate yearly budgetary...
Leila A. Haidari et al.
Background: Gavi recommends solar refrigerators for vaccine storage in areas with less than eight hours of electricity per day, and WHO guidelines are more conservative. The question remains: Can...
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...
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...
Felix Kabange Mukwapa Numbi & Blanchard Mukengeshayi Kupa
The Democratic Republic of Congo (the DRC) has rapidly improved the quality of social services and infrastructure in general, and the health sector in particular in recent years. It is not always...
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...
Laura Kerr
5.9 million children under 5 died in 2015, the majority from vaccine preventable diseases. Decades of effort & investment from donor countries have driven significant progress but, in the final year...
Carl Schütte et al.
Zambia had a population of just over 13 million in 2010 of which 60.5% lived in rural areas. The total fertility rate is high at 5.9 per woman and higher in rural areas. Zambia is classified as a...
Teresa Guthrie, Charlotte Zikusooka, Brendan Kwesiga, Christabel Abewe, Stephen Lagony, Carl Schütte, Edmore Marinda, Kerrin Humphreys, Zipozihle Chuma Nombewu, Katlego Motlogelwa, Anthony Kinghorn
In Uganda and other countries, accurate data on the costs of immunization with routine and new vaccines is needed to improve country level planning and financing for immunization, as well as to...
Maurice Gatera et al.
As the pace of vaccine uptake accelerates globally, there is a need to document low-income country experiences with vaccine introductions. Over the course of five years, the government of Rwanda...
Wesolowski A et al.
Few countries in Africa currently include rubella-containing vaccination (RCV) in their immunization schedule. The Global Alliance for Vaccines Initiative (GAVI) recently opened a funding window that...
Griffiths UK et al.
BACKGROUND: Introduction of new vaccines in low- and lower middle-income countries has accelerated since Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance was established in 2000. This study sought to (i) estimate the...
Roma Chilengi et al.
Introduction: Under five mortality in Zambia is unacceptably high and diarrhoea is the third leading contributor. The Programme for Awareness and Elimination of Diarrhoea (PAED) sought to support the...
Andrew J Mirelman, Sachiko Ozawa, Simrun Grewal
The international community has successfully promoted childhood vaccination as an essential public health intervention. This has been accomplished through efforts such as the World Health...
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...
Grant A Mackenzie et al.
The Gambian PCV programme reduced the incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease in children aged 2–59 months by around 55%. Further surveillance is needed to ascertain the maximum effect of the...
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...
Raymond Hutubessy et al.
The purpose, methods, data sources and assumptions behind the World Health Organization (WHO) Cervical Cancer Prevention and Control Costing (C4P) tool that was developed to assist low- and...
Fidèle Ngabo et al.
The number of admissions to hospital for diarrhoea and rotavirus in Rwanda fell substantially after rotavirus vaccine implementation, including among older children age-ineligible for vaccination,...
Collette Abbott, Benjamin Tiede, George Armah, Adel Mahmoud
Globally, rotavirus gastroenteritis is the most common identifiable cause of severe diarrhea in children under 5. Recently introduced rotavirus vaccines from Merck & Co. and GlaxoSmithKline have 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...
Stanley K Diamenu et al.
WHO and UNICEF supported Ghana to conduct Effective Vaccine Management (EVM) assessments in September 2010 and October 2014 respectively with the view to strengthening vaccine and logistics...
Javier Gordon Ogembo et al.
With adequate education of all stakeholders, HPV vaccination is acceptable and feasible in Cameroon. Following this demonstration project, in 2014 the Global Access to Vaccines and Immunization...
Jean-Bernard Le Gargasson et al.
The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) is a public–private global health partnership aiming to increase access to immunisation in poor countries. The Democratic Republic of the...
Marcel Drach et al
The introduction of new vaccines with much higher prices than traditional vaccines results in increasing budgetary pressure on immunization programs in GAVI-eligible countries, increasing the need 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...
International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC)
The following report displays data and figures on the introduction status of Hib vaccine, pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV), rotavirus vaccine, and inactivated polio vaccine (IPV)* both globally...
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.
Lode Schuerman, Dorota Borys, Ana Strezova, Juan Pablo Yarzabal, Nancy François, Fakrudeen Shafi, Ogobara Doumbo, Aminata Diallo, Amagana Dolo, Gaoussou Santara, Almahamoudou Mahamar, Youssoufa Sidibe, Amadou Barry, Yahia Dicko, Alassane Dicko
Pneumonia is still the leading cause of death among African children with pneumococcal serotypes 1 and 5 being dominant in the below 5 y of age group. The present study assessed the safety,...
PATH, University of Zambia, Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC), Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Health Alliance International, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance
The Gavi Full Country Evaluations was a prospective study from 2013 to 2016 in four countries: Bangladesh, Mozambique, Uganda, and Zambia. The study aimed to understand and quantify the barriers and...