Case study

Introducing 5-dose Measles-Rubella Vaccine Vials in Zambia: Research Findings

This executive summary details the key findings from the 5-dose MCV research in Zambia: improved coverage, reduced wastage, no cold chain constraints, and healthcare workers were more willing to open a 5-dose vial.

Languages

  • English

Publication year

2019

Publisher

Dose Per Container Partnership

Type

Case study

Categories

  • Vaccines & delivery devices

Diseases

  • Measles

Countries

  • Zambia

Organisations

  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF)

Tags

  • Coverage monitoring
  • Delivery device
  • Planning, budgeting and financing
  • Refrigerator / freezer
  • Wastage

WHO Regions

  • African Region

Topic references

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Introducing 5-dose Measles-Rubella Vaccine Vials in Zambia: Research FindingsDose Per Container Partnership2019Case studyEnglish
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Modeling to Support Decision-Making for 5-dose Measles-Rubella Routine Vaccination in ZambiaDose Per Container Partnership2018Case studyEnglish
Senegal: Weighing the Costs and Benefits of Changing DPCDose Per Container Partnership2018Case studyEnglish
The Effects of Dose Per Container Change in ZambiaDose Per Container Partnership2019Case studyEnglish
Vaccination in Zambia - Healthworker Experiences Using 5-dose MR VaccineDose Per Container Partnership2018Case studyEnglish
Vietnam: Effects of Changing Dose per Container on the Immunization SystemDose Per Container Partnership2018Case studyEnglish

PORTFOLIO-LESSONS

TitleAuthorYearTypeLanguage
A Switch for Sustainability in Ghana's Rotavirus Vaccine ProgramProfessor George Armah2020Case studyEnglish
Introducing 5-dose Measles-Rubella Vaccine Vials in Zambia: Research FindingsDose Per Container Partnership2019Case studyEnglish
The effects of switching from 10 to 5-dose vials of MR vaccine on vaccination coverage and wastage: A mixed-method study in ZambiaAli Karim, Barbara Knittel, Frances Mwansa, Guissimon Phiri, Kirstin Krudwig, Natasha Kanagat, Robert Steinglass, Wendy Prosser2020Journal articleEnglish

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