Reaching Zero-Dose Children and Supporting Immunization Equity in Humanitarian Contexts

March 28, 2022

How do we restore and strengthen immunization to effectively reach populations in humanitarian settings? An estimated two-thirds of zero-dose children live in conflict-affected settings. Research suggests that global conflicts are lasting longer and becoming more complex with greater impacts on civilian populations. A panel of humanitarian and immunization experts will discuss the importance of prioritizing immunization equity in conflict-affected settings, key issues for maintaining routine services including childhood immunization, and what Gavi and partners are doing to reach every child.

You May Also Like

How Immunisation Supply Chains (iSC) Contribute to Identifying, Targeting, and Reaching Zero-dose Communities

Effective supply chains are critical for reaching under-served populations with immunisation and primary health care (PHC) services, as this webinar series will demonstrate. But many programmes face challenges with iSC, including unreliable and duplicative distribution channels, weak stock management systems, and shortages of trained iSC professionals. This webinar series will walk you through technical guidance … Continued

Strengthening Local Capacity to Apply Behavioral Science to Immunisation Programmes

The Behavioral Science – Immunization Network project sought to understand practitioners’ capabilities in behavioral science and to explore its application to immunization in Nepal. The project conducted a scoping exercise in Nepal to understand the existing capacity of practitioners to apply behavioral science to immunization programming. Identifying the need to bring together stakeholders for multisectoral … Continued

Improving Effective Coverage in Health: Do Financial Incentives Work?

The World Bank published a new Policy Research Report Improving Effective Coverage in Health: Do Financial Incentives Work?, that builds on the rigorous body of evidence accumulated on performance-based financing (PBF) to examine the impacts of PBF and draw lessons for the future of health financing. This one hour webinar will have an initial presentation … Continued