Scaling up immunization programs: lessons from Intensified Mission Indradhanush, India (Susmita Chatterjee, Emma Clarke)

Susmita Chatterjee (schatterjee@georgeinstitute. is a senior health economist at the George Institute for Global Health India (@GeorgeInstIN). She has a PhD from the University of Calcutta, and has worked on several health economics projects in the areas of mental health, diabetes, cholera, typhoid, tuberculosis and immunization. She was previously Associate Professor at the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI).

Emma Clarke (@Emma_C_Clarke) is a fourth year PhD student in population health sciences at Harvard. Her recent works include evaluation of maternal health programs in Kenya, evaluation of India’s national immunization outreach program, and a systematic review and simulation study on cost estimators used in LMIC costing studies. Prior to beginning her PhD, she worked as the programme officer at Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance.