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.

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