A new working paper provides a practical guide on immunization costing primary data collection and analysis. We would like to invite the Immunization Economics community to explore the working paper and provide feedback
A recent commentary by the DOVE project explored the economic burden of pneumonia, diarrhea, and measles for households in Uganda. This is the first-ever study of such kind in Uganda, and policy makers are taking notice
The Immunization Resource Tracking Project at Abt Associates has developed resources to promote the production and use of immunization expenditure data - from policy briefs and a policy primer, to a podcast and webinar.
New podcast focused on ensuring adequate resources for immunization services, includes tips and tools for immunization program managers. Hear from global experts on why spending data is becoming more important for immunization programs
Upcoming March meeting in Washington D.C. will highlight the results of the benefit-cost analysis reference case guidance project, applicable to immunization and other policies in low- and middle-income countries. Dean Jamison plenary speaker.
Promising immunizations for diseases that affect mostly people in low- and middle-income countries need help getting to market, urge David C. Kaslow and colleagues.
A new special issue of PNAS focuses on the role of vaccination in fighting antimicrobial resistance.
Public health researchers discuss the importance of making economic evaluations of vaccines AMR-sensitive, outline how this can be done, and offer a roadmap for future research. read more here
Following a call for concept notes last year, the VoVRN Secretariat, members of the Steering Committee, and external expert reviewers identified promising studies to recommend for funding. Learn more about these projects here
A more efficient, effective and resilient supply chain means more time for health services. A study found 22% more doses delivered following the initiative in the Democratic Republic of Congo. read more here
Although vaccines continue to protect millions against debilitating, life-threatening diseases; new WHO report starkly illustrates how easily hard-won gains are lost.. Read key messages or download full report.
Use of behaviorally informed interventions to increase vaccination uptake: a portfolio of results from the General Service Administration's Office of Evaluation Sciences. Read more here
Focusing on the Costing of Immunization Programs, application for TVEE workshop in Jaipur will open until Nov 22nd. Recent workshops in India and Uganda covers multiple topics and utilized in-class lectures supported by case-studies and exercises. Read more here
The ICAN team hosted a webinar in October: “How to Use the Immunization Delivery Cost Catalogue (IDCC): Presentation and Q&A session.” Access presentation and recording here
This position manages the research projects in the portfolio of Professor David E. Bloom, including the Value of Vaccination Research Network (VoVRN) project, a multi-year effort to fund and encourage new research on the social and economic benefits of vaccination. Learn more about job opening here
ThinkWell’s Immunization Costing Action Network (ICAN) has launched a refresh of the most comprehensive, current, and standardized global evidence on the cost of vaccine delivery on the Immunization Economics platform. See more here
UNICEF is supporting the government of Sudan to sustain immunization achievements post-Gavi transition through the generation of evidence on the health and economic impact of Immunization in Sudan. Read more here
Immunization Costing Action Network (ICAN) describes country research status and important lessons learned in data collection processes and stakeholder engagement. Read more here
TVEE successfully organized workshops focusing on applied vaccine economics, cost-effectiveness, and finance in Karachi, Pakistan and Johannesburg, South Africa for the month of April 2018. Read more here
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