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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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Special Event: Immunisation on the Road to Primary Health Care (PHC) and Universal Health Coverage (UHC)

12/12/2022

Virtual

WHEN: Monday, December 12, 2022 9:00 AM EST WHAT: Immunisation is a critical component of primary health care (PHC) and offers a clear entry point for multisectoral efforts to strengthen PHC and UHC. During this Special Event, the IA2030 Working Group on Strategic Priority 1 (SP1, Immunisation Programmes for Primary Health Care and Universal Health … Continued

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Linked Community News August 2022

This newsletter is available in English, French, Portuguese, Spanish, and Russian. Over the last couple months, the Linked Immunisation Action Network has been focused on bringing together countries that recently transitioned from Gavi support for a multitude of exciting learning engagements. Azerbaijan and Georgia exchanged lessons on supporting national decision-making for new vaccine introduction, ten … Continued

Linked Steering Committee Spotlight: Lakshmi Somatunga

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 Lakshmi Somatunga, Health Economist – Financing for Immunization, World Health Organization. Welcome to the … Continued

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: iHEA Congress July 2023

IHEA has announced the call for abstracts for the 15th World Congress on Health Economics in Cape Town, July 2023, which has the theme of Diversity in Health Economics. IHEA Congresses are well established as the forum to engage around the latest research findings in health economics from around the world, the implications of this … Continued

Resource Round-up: Benefits and Implementation Considerations for Electronic Immunisation Registries (EIRs)

This resource round-up is available in English, French, Portuguese, Spanish, and Russian. A critical challenge facing middle-income countries (MICs) is effective and accurate reporting systems for tracking routine immunisation. Electronic immunisation registries (EIRs) track vaccinations at the individual level and throughout the life course and can integrate the tracking of coverage across different providers in … Continued

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

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