A new systematic review and simulation study discussed cost estimators. Simple mean has an upward bias from 12% to 113%. To reduce bias, use volume-weighted mean, calibration, or regression estimators.
Fourteen member countries gathered in Tangerang, Indonesia for the LNCT meeting “Resource Mobilization: Moving Beyond Vaccines.” Countries spent three days in discussion on budget gaps and strategies for resource mobilization
During LNCT network-wide meeting in Tangerang, Indonesia in July 2019, participants shared their experiences related to topics around their Gavi transition experiences.
A recently published systematic review looked at over 15,000 resources and summarized information on immunization delivery costs, essential for planning and budgeting for the sustainability and performance of national programs.
Access all materials, presentations, photos, and reports from the Immunization Economics iHEA pre-congress session in Basel, July 13-14, 2019.
In this course, you’ll explore the complexity of health systems and apply systems thinking to health systems strengthening (HSS). Certificate of completion by University of Melbourne and UNICEF
Newly published paper examines investment cases for vaccines and immunization programs and provides recommendations for how the field can work to harmonize investment cases as a tool for decision making and priority setting
Weak or absent market incentives for vaccines targeting diseases most prevalent in low- and middle-income countries are stymieing development. Greater investment and a new sustainable model of vaccine development are needed.
The Decade of Vaccine Economics (DOVE) project at IVAC-JHSPH published a new methodology report, developed collaboratively with DOVE-ROI Core Advisory Group members from 9 institutions to support Gavi’s mid-term review and investment case.
Don't forget, the Gates Foundation is looking for your immunization "bright spots" — success stories about immunization programs that have improved performance in LMICs and LICs. Share your "bright spots" by June 24th. It will take as little as 10 minutes.
Registration count is now at 150. Join other experts from 40 countries and 75 organizations. Participants are to arrange and pay their own travel and hotel reservations.
Check out the fresh list of iHEA presentations and sessions related to the economics of immunization. We will update this list as new information come from you.
ThinkWell explored sustainable immunization financing in 9 Asia Pacific and Latin America countries, revealing four distinct themes: fiscal space, prioritization, strategic purchasing and decentralization, and recently published a resource guide on public-private partnerships.
Learn more about the theory and practice of benefit-cost analysis by reading the new Reference Case Guidelines for Benefit-Cost Analysis in Global Health and Development.
Newly published paper in Vaccine explores the role of private sector providers in providing and financing immunization in Benin, Malawi, and Georgia.
We’ll be in Basel in a couple months! Register by June 15th to secure your spot. Participants are to arrange and pay their own travel and hotel reservations.
You are invited to provide feedback to the WHO’s “Draft Zero” of the Immunization Agenda 2030, aimed at setting a new vision and strategy for vaccines and immunization for the next decade. Please submit by 14 June 2019
World Immunization Week campaign aims to champion the power of vaccines to protect our health and prevent outbreaks. Various links to materials and events rolled out during the #VaccinesWork campaign
Work in a non-profit International Organization dedicated to Global Public Health. The health economic positions are part of a multi-disciplinary team that support global, regional and country policy decisions.
During 2019 World Immunization Week, UNICEF in collaboration with governments and WHO, Gavi, CDC and EMPHNET organized a regional consultative review on private sector engagement in immunization.
Registration as an attendee will open soon, free of charge. Add your name to the invitation list. Participants are to arrange and pay their own travel and hotel reservations.
Planning units at Ministries of Health and social sector units at Ministries of Finance will benefit from this webinar series by the World Health Organization (WHO). Register now to secure your spot
The purpose of this article is to describe the private sector contributions to equitable access to immunization services and coverage, as well as key challenges, lessons learned and future considerations.
Our Basel meeting on July 13-14 will also mark the first full-conference rollout of the #betterposter design. This revolutionary design took the internet by storm - viewed over 100,000 times on Youtube, and received over 2700 retweets and 6700 likes in a matter of days.
A recently published article in the Lancet explores the vaccine-preventable disease geospatial mapping in Africa. The interactive data visualization tool allows comparison of coverage and change from 2000 to 2016 for penta 1, 3, and 1-3 dropout at various admin levels.
The Immunization Economics meeting in Basel was featured in the WHO’s Global Immunization Newsletter, together with other notable developments in the field
Explore the updated Immunization Delivery Cost Catalogue (IDCC) and analyses; the most comprehensive, standardized global evidence on the cost of vaccine delivery
An analysis of immunization financing and performance in the Middle East and North Africa region just prior to the Arab Spring until 2017. It focuses on what we can learn about the financing challenges faced by countries.
Join us for our iHEA pre-Congress workshop: The Benefit-Cost Analysis Reference Case: What It Is and How to Use It. This workshop provides an opportunity to learn more about new methodological guidance, including examples.
The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis will be holding its first European conference at the Toulouse School of Economics on November 26-27, 2019. The organizers welcome submissions on immunization economics and other work.
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