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Reaching Zero-Dose Children Webinar Series

09/08/2022 - 09/29/2022

Zoom Webinar

The Zero-Dose Children Webinar series will build understanding of how to reach key populations which are missed by immunisation and other basic health services including communities residing in poor urban areas (informal settlements), those affected by conflict and displacement and residents of remote-rural areas. A final webinar will unpack challenges in health workforce in reaching … Continued

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Health Systems Research 7th Global Symposium

10/31/2022 - 11/04/2022

Bogotá

HSG is pleased to announce the theme and sub-themes for the 7th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research to be held in Bogotá, Colombia from October 31 – November 4, 2022. “Health Systems Performance in the Political Agenda: Sharing lessons for current and future global challenges”. Health systems face significant challenges all around the world … Continued

International SBCC Summit 2022

12/05/2022 - 12/09/2022

Marrakesh, Morocco

Behavioral interventions like physical distancing, mask-wearing and vaccine uptake around COVID-19 has brought increased public and policy attention to not only the role of social and behavior change (SBC) in saving lives and improving livelihoods, but also to what works in introducing new attitudes and practices in response to urgent crises. Throughout the 2022 Summit … Continued

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WHO and UNICEF sound the alarm over major declines in global vaccination coverage in 2021. Learn how new Linked country dashboards can help!

Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bhutan, Bolivia, Cuba, Georgia, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Kiribati, Moldova, Mongolia, Nicaragua, Sri Lanka, Timor-Leste, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam

Last month, new WHO/UNICEF estimates on immunisation coverage (WUENIC) highlighted major declines in global vaccination coverage in 2021, with 25 million infants missing out on lifesaving vaccines. These dangerous decreases in coverage were the largest sustained decline in childhood vaccinations in approximately 30 years. Here’s what you need to know about the recent data. Key … Continued

Three Insights to Help Overcome COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

Nigeria

Research conducted in eight countries – Liberia, Côte d’Ivoire, Cameroon, Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Philippines, and Nigeria – is beginning to understand and target demand-side barriers to improve acceptance and uptake of the COVID-19 vaccine. This blog provides three cross-cutting behavioral insights that suggest opportunities to encourage COVID vaccine uptake in low-resource settings, despite persistent … Continued

Linked Steering Committee Spotlight: Nathalie Vande Maele

Linked Network Facilitators chatted with representatives from the Steering Committee to learn more about their experiences working in immunisation, what they are most looking forward to from the network, as well as some fun, personal facts about themselves. This spotlight features Nathalie Vande Maele, Health Economist – Financing for Immunization, World Health Organization. How do … Continued

Linked Steering Committee Spotlight: Shahira Malm

Linked Network Facilitators chatted with representatives from the Steering Committee to learn more about their experiences working in immunisation, what they are most looking forward to from the network, as well as some fun, personal facts about themselves. This spotlight features Shahira Malm, Immunisation Specialist, UNICEF. Welcome to the Linked Immunisation Action Network. How do … Continued

Linked Steering Committee Spotlight: Logan Brenzel

Linked Network Facilitators chatted with representatives from the Steering Committee to learn more about their experiences working in immunisation, what they are most looking forward to from the network, as well as some fun, personal facts about themselves. This spotlight features Logan Brenzel, Senior Program Officer, Health Funds and Partnerships Team, Bill & Melinda Gates … Continued

Linked Steering Committee Spotlight: Kim Harper

Linked Network Facilitators chatted with representatives from the Steering Committee to learn more about their experiences working in immunisation, what they are most looking forward to from the network, as well as some fun, personal facts about themselves. This spotlight features Kim Harper, Senior Manager for Policy and Strategic Design, Gavi. Since the launch of … Continued

Linked Steering Committee Spotlight: Gayane Sahakyan

Linked Network Facilitators chatted with representatives from the Steering Committee to learn more about their experiences working in immunisation, what they are most looking forward to from the network, as well as some fun, personal facts about themselves. This spotlight features Gayane Sahakyan, National Immunization Programme Manager, Ministry of Health, Armenia. You were also a … Continued

Linked Steering Committee Spotlight: Hashta Meyta

Linked Network Facilitators chatted with representatives from the Steering Committee to learn more about their experiences working in immunisation, what they are most looking forward to from the network, as well as some fun, personal facts about themselves. This spotlight features Hashta Meyta, National Coordinator, Expanded Program on Immunization, Ministry of Health, Indonesia. You were … Continued

Linked Steering Committee Spotlight: Lia Jabize

Linked Network Facilitators chatted with representatives from the Steering Committee to learn more about their experiences working in immunisation, what they are most looking forward to from the network, as well as some fun, personal facts about themselves. This spotlight features Lia Jabidze, Head of Immunoprophylaxis Division, National Center for Disease Control and Public Health … Continued

Linked Steering Committee Spotlight: Ganiyu Salau

Linked Network Facilitators chatted with representatives from the Steering Committee to learn more about their experiences working in immunisation, what they are most looking forward to from the network, as well as some fun, personal facts about themselves. This spotlight features Ganiyu Salau, Deputy Director, Finance and Accountability Office, National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA), … Continued