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Can Financial and Non-financial Incentives Strengthen Immunisation Programme performance?

Armenia, Georgia

The Linked Immunisation Action Network (Linked) hosted a learning exchange with middle-income countries from the European Region to discuss the use of financial and non-financial incentives to increase immunisation coverage. This webinar was a follow-on to a Linked workshop in July 2022 on the integration of immunisation and primary health care (PHC). The workshop covered … Continued

Linked Countries Learn from Australia, Bhutan, and Vietnam About the Potential Benefits and Challenges in Implementing Electronic Immunisation Registries

Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bhutan, Georgia, Indonesia, Kiribati, Sri Lanka, Timor-Leste, Uzbekistan, Vietnam

This blog is also available in Portuguese, Spanish, and Russian. Authors: Dhanusha Nirmani, Alex Regan, Annette Ozaltin, Ravi P. Rannan-Eliya The Linked Immunisation Action Network (Linked) brought together nearly 60 immunisation and primary health care practitioners from 10 middle-income countries (MICs) – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bhutan, Georgia, Indonesia, Kiribati, Sri Lanka, Timor-Leste, Uzbekistan, and Vietnam – … Continued

Mobilizing the Military Medical Services for COVID-19 Response: How Sri Lanka’s Joint Civil-Military Efforts Relieved Health Workers and Ensured Continuance of Routine Immunisation

Sri Lanka

Author: Christina Shaw Governments around the world have relied on an arsenal of strategies to combat the COVID-19 virus, while simultaneously trying to meet the demands of routine immunisation activities. One such strategy used in many regions to support national health systems was the deployment of emergency responders, military, and other security personnel. These groups … Continued

News

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

Events

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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