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LNCT Webinar Resources: Key Considerations for Integrating Immunization with Other Primary Health Care Services

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Exploring factors that should be considered during the decision-making process and program components that need to be taken into consideration during planning.

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If your country is considering if and how to integrate immunization with other primary health care services, view these materials to gain insights into the financial and programmatic factors that should be taken into account during the decision-making and design processes.

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Comparing 3 Approaches for Making Vaccine Adoption Decisions in Thailand

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has developed the Total System Effectiveness (TSE) framework to assist national policy-makers in prioritizing vaccines. The pilot was launched in Thailand to explore the potential use of TSE in a country with established governance structures and accountable decision-making processes for immunization policy. While the existing literature informs vaccine adoption decisions in GAVI-eligible countries,

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Takeaways from the Third LNCT Networkwide Meeting: Tangerang, Indonesia (July 3-5, 2019)

Authors: Grace Chee, Elizabeth Ohadi, and Leah Ewald

Fourteen member countries gathered for the third Networkwide Meeting of the Learning Network for Countries in Transition (LNCT) in Tangerang, Indonesia. This year’s meeting followed the theme of “Resource Mobilization: Moving Beyond Vaccines.” Countries spent three days in focused and energized discussion around common budget gaps for immunization programs,

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Tackling the Triple Transition in Global Health Procurement

Abstract

Global health procurement needs are evolving rapidly as countries face a triple transition:

First, with income levels rising, low- and middle-income countries face the prospect of a transition from donor aid. Health products procurement, especially in low-income countries, remains heavily reliant on donors; making up for lost financing following donor exit will stretch already-strained national health budgets.

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LNCT 2019 Network-wide Meeting Tangerang, Indonesia Resources

Meeting Materials National Health Insurance Side Meeting
  • National Health Insurance Systems: Key Concepts and issues – English
  • Immunization and National Health Insurance: Key Immunization Functions – English
  • Immunization and Health Insurance in Mexico: Lessons from a Fragmented System – English | Video
  • NHI Workshop Report –
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Financing More than JUST Vaccines

Authors: Grace Chee and Elizabeth Ohadi

The theme for LNCT’s network-wide meeting this year in Indonesia is Resource Mobilization: Moving Beyond Vaccines. As countries prepare to transition away from Gavi funding, so much of the initial focus is on where to find the domestic resources to pay for the vaccines supported by Gavi.

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Key Considerations for Joint Appraisals

Authors: Sostena Romano & Arika Garg, from the Clinton Health Access Initiative

The annual Gavi Joint Appraisal can be a useful tool for countries as they plan for their transition from Gavi support, serving to highlight challenges that require additional attention. Gavi and other partners have published a wide array of guidance to help countries maximize the usefulness of the JA process.

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Sustaining Pneumococcal Vaccination After Transitioning from Gavi Support: A Modelling and Cost-effectiveness Study in Kenya

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In 2009, Gavi, the World Bank, and donors launched the pneumococcal Advance Market Commitment, which helped countries access more affordable pneumococcal vaccines. As many low-income countries begin to reach the threshold at which countries transition from Gavi support to self-financing (3-year average gross national income per capita of US$1580), they will need to consider whether to continue pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) use at full cost or to discontinue PCV in their childhood immunisation programmes.

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LNCT Steering Committee Meeting Minutes: February 2019

LNCT’s steering committee held its inaugural meeting this February with representation from the Nigeria and Georgia country teams, as well as from Gavi, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, WHO, and UNICEF. The launch of the steering committee marks an important moment in the evolution of the network and will ensure that LNCT remains guided by member country priorities and partner technical expertise.

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LNCT Network Coordinator Director Announces Upcoming Activities for LNCT

Dear LNCT members and partners,

As we embark on the Learning Network for Countries in Transition (LNCT)’s third year, and I mark my six-month anniversary leading the LNCT Network Coordinator, I wanted to take a moment to thank you for your engagement with LNCT and to announce some 2019 activities I am particularly excited about.

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