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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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New Rotavirus Vaccine Prequalified by WHO

Bharat Biotech announced that ROTAVAC® has achieved pre-qualification by the World Health Organization (WHO), making it available for procurement by United Nations agencies and GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance, for use in low-resource countries. ROTAVAC is substantially cheaper than current rotavirus vaccines on the global market and will be available at $1/dose. Read more about ROTAVAC’s … Continued

LNCT Welcomes Curatio

The Curatio International Foundation (CIF) has joined the Learning Network for Countries in Transition as a regional partner based in Tbilisi, Georgia. Curatio brings a thorough understanding of the financial and programmatic aspects of immunization programs, expertise in health systems, financing and policy, and extensive experience on transition and sustainability of Gavi supported programs. Curatio will work … Continued

New Guide Helps Countries Assess Immunization Financing Options

Helen Saxenian, Cheryl Cashin, and Paul Wilson, Results for Development Maintaining high rates of immunization coverage, which is essential for a persistent reduction in the incidence of vaccine-preventable infectious diseases, requires a sufficient and sustained investment. In order to ensure that governments are making adequate investments in immunization financing and are doing so through sustainable … Continued

Return on Investment from Immunization

Sachiko Ozawa, Samantha Clark, Allison Portnoy, Simrun Grewal, Logan Brenzel, and Damian G. Walker An important research article was published in Health Affairs in February 2016, quantifying the “return on investment” from investments in immunization. The analysis covered 94 low and middle income countries, including all 73 Gavi countries. It uses projected coverage rates for … Continued