Takeaways from LNCT networkwide meeting, Indonesia

Reposted from lnct.global 

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, strategies for resource mobilization at the national and sub-national levels, and the development of immunization resource mobilization strategies. LNCT welcomed new members Cote d’Ivoire and Pakistan to their first LNCT event, along with 12 continuing LNCT countries: Armenia, Republic of Congo, Georgia, Ghana, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe, Sudan, Timor-Leste, Uzbekistan, and Vietnam. Member countries were supported by a strong team of experts from UNICEF, WHO, CHAI, Solina, Gavi, BMGF, and LNCT.