PRACTITIONER PERSPECTIVES: 2019 NETWORK-WIDE MEETING INTERVIEW SERIES – LAO PDR INTERVIEW ON TAKEAWAYS FROM LNCT’S NATIONAL HEATH INSURANCE WORKSHOP
Interviewer(s): Kwame Amponsa-Achiano, New Vaccine and Vaccine Safety Coordinator, EPI, Ghana
Yaw Opoku-Boateng, Deputy Director, Quality Assurance, Ghana
Interviewee(s): Bouaphat Phonvixay, Deputy Director of National Health Insurance Bureau, Lao PDR
Panome Sayamoungkhoun, EPI Manager, Lao PDR
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.
Get an overview of transitioning countries’ progress with LNCT’s new transition dashboards. See progress and challenges across LNCT countries and detailed progress for each country, compared with the LNCT group of countries.
Immunization spending data play a key role in informing policy and planning. In this recently published webinar video, panel of experts discuss how countries can better produce, analyze, and present immunization spending data.
In this Learning Network for Countries in Transition (LNCT) blog, R4D’s Helen Saxenian, Leah Ewald, and Meghan O’Connell and Logan Brenzel from the Gates Foundation outline 4 things ministers of finance need to know about immunization in Gavi transitioning countries
Learn how countries transitioning from Gavi funding can produce better immunization spending data, and how this data can be analyzed and presented to inform policy and planning. Register here
R4D is seeking to partner with an organization based in Asia, Africa, or Eastern Europe that can provide technical and facilitation assistance for the Learning Network for Countries in Transition. EOI due 7/31/2017. See more here