Vaccination rates have improved in many countries, yet immunization inequities persist within countries and the poorest communities often bear the largest burden of vaccine preventable disease. Madagascar has one of the world’s largest equity gaps...
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 several new vaccines across the continent and...
- Category: Service delivery
- Country: Zimbabwe, Zambia, United Republic Of Tanzania, Uganda, Togo, Swaziland, South Africa, Sierra Leone, Seychelles, Senegal, Sao Tome And Principe, Nigeria, Niger, Namibia, Mozambique, Mauritania, Mali, Malawi, Madagascar, Liberia, Lesotho, Kenya, Guinea Bissau, Ghana, Gambia, Gabon, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Democratic Republic Of The Congo, Cote D Ivoire, Comoros, Chad, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Burundi, Burkina Faso, Botswana, Benin, Angola, Algeria
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 has motivated more widespread roll-out of RCV. As...
This report presents poliovirus surveillance data from 2014 and 2015, focusing on the 20 countries in the African Region and six in the Eastern Mediterranean Region that reported a WPV or circulating VDPV (cVDPV) case during 2011–2015, including...
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 report coincides with the halfway point of the...
- Category: Global initiatives
- Country: Zimbabwe, Zambia, United Republic Of Tanzania, Uganda, Tunisia, Togo, Swaziland, Sudan, South Sudan, South Africa, Somalia, Sierra Leone, Seychelles, Senegal, Sao Tome And Principe, Rwanda, Nigeria, Niger, Namibia, Mozambique, Morocco, Mauritania, Mali, Malawi, Madagascar, Libya, Liberia, Lesotho, Guinea Bissau, Guinea, Gambia, Gabon, Eritrea, Equatorial Guinea, Egypt, Djibouti, Democratic Republic Of The Congo, Cote D Ivoire, Congo, Chad, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Cabo Verde, Burundi, Burkina Faso, Botswana, Benin, Angola, Algeria
Socioeconomic inequalities in vaccination can reduce the ability and efficiency of global efforts to reduce the burden of disease. Vaccination is particularly critical because the poorest children are often at the greatest risk of contracting...
In 2015, wild poliovirus (WPV) transmission was identified only in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The widespread use of live, attenuated oral poliovirus vaccine (OPV) has been crucial in polio eradication efforts. However, OPV use, particularly in areas...
This document reports a success story that discusses implementation of the tool in India, Madagascar, and Zanzibar and summarizes how each country benefited from its use.
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Editorial from EPI Monthly Feedback Bulletin from AFRO East and South (August-October 2017): The use of innovations (ODK) supporting country level Integrated Supportive Supervision real time documentation.
As part of the WHO African region efforts to improve immunization and surveillance performances in terms of quality, effectiveness, efficiency, coverage and equity and in order to strengthen the ca
Greetings, colleagues. With increasing importance on user-focused improvements in routine, administrative immunization data quality and use, it is useful to have some experience-sharing fro
The Global Immunization Newsletter posted this article in February 2017. I share it with you in its entirety. Participants: Persons from Immunization Programmes, Na
Since it seems that this got lost during the TechNet-21 hack, I am reposting. This was published in the Global Immunization Newsletter, January 2017:http://www.who.int/immunization/gin/en/
Hello everyone, We will in a few days to install the MultiLog 2 central cold chain in Madagascar. We have all the equipment and installation guide. What is missing is a positioni
The IVAC VIMS Report on Global Vaccine Introduction - September 2014 is out
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The TechNet21 consultation was held in Dakar, Senegal from 5-7 February 2013. Around 200 delegates attended the conference, where presentations were made on a wide range of subjects. We bring you the
Launched in 1999 by UNICEF, WHO, UNFPA and partners the MNT Elimination initiative has led to protection of more than 90 million women against tetanus in more than 45 countries through Supplemental Im