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15th IHEA World Congress on Health Economics

07/08/2023 - 07/12/2023

Cape Town International Convention Centre

The 15th IHEA World Congress on Health Economics will be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from July 8-12, 2023.  The Health Economics Unit of the University of Cape Town, which is the oldest health economics research centre in Africa, will host the congress. This year’s theme will be centered around Diversity in … Continued

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Request for Expressions of Interest: Zero-Dose Economics Hub

ThinkWell is currently seeking to select three countries to form a Zero-Dose Economics Hub and welcomes expressions of interest (EOI) from interested research institutes based in low and middle-income countries to participate in the Hub. Hub members will generate critical economic evidence on reaching zero-dose children, and strengthen their capacity to conduct such economic analyses. … Continued

Linked Community News December 2022

This newsletter is available in English, French, Portuguese, Spanish, and Russian. The Linked Immunisation Action Network is invigorated following our workshop in Colombo, Sri Lanka, which brought together stakeholders from Bhutan, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam to discuss good practices and promising approaches in Clearing Immunisation Backlogs and Building Back Better in … Continued

Linked Community News October 2022

This newsletter is available in English, French, Portuguese, Spanish, and Russian. The Linked Immunisation Action Network has spent the last couple months documenting key takeaways and lessons from several recent country learning exchanges. This includes a video interview about Moldova’s use of pharmacists to increase vaccine demand, a brief on decision-making for new vaccine introduction, … Continued

Community health workers as vaccinators: A pathway to achieving global immunisation goals

This article originally appeared on Gavi’s VaccinesWork website. Below is an excerpt. The roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccine has encountered issues with equitable access and vaccine hesitancy globally. In many low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) these challenges are compounded by severe health worker shortages that further hinder achieving the WHO COVID-19 vaccination targets. However, in … Continued

Join the Next Boosting Leadership to Activate Communities Cohort!

The Boost Community, in partnership with Adaptive Change Advisors and People Power Health, is excited to once again offer the course, Boosting Leadership to Activate Communities, beginning November 3, 2022. This intermediate-level course in adaptive leadership and community organizing offers immunization and other health care professionals new approaches to lead and drive health promotion initiatives … Continued

📣 Lessons from Moldova on the Use of Pharmacists to Increase Demand for COVID-19 Vaccinations

Moldova

When the COVID-19 vaccines first launched in Moldova, vaccine confidence across the country was low, particularly among target populations. To combat this, Moldova launched a national campaign using pharmacists to increase awareness, confidence, and coverage of the vaccines. Linked recently sat down with Oxana Constantinova, Doctor Epidemiologist, Center for Public Health, Moldova, to understand the … Continued

Begin your pathway of being a Boost champion with Storytelling for Change!

NEW 💡: Begin your pathway of being a Boost champion with Storytelling for Change! The Boost Community, in partnership with People Power Health, will offer this 5-week flexible virtual training (via mobile phone) course, starting Monday, October 3. Grounded in the practice of social movements and activism, Storytelling for Change provides an opportunity to learn … Continued