The future of immunization supply chains in Africa was the subject of a recent discussion hosted by JSI and PATH at the Exchange of best practices workshop on Reaching Every Community (REC); Equity and Integration of Child survival interventions in East and Southern African Countries.” JSI’s Jeff Sanderson offers examples of immunization supply chains that have been effectively transformed.
Robert Steinglass, Director of JSI’s Immunization Center, provides essential reading in advance of the Ministerial Conference on Immunization in Africa.
In Kenya, the APC project and partner organizations empower community health workers to provide integrated services to families in need.
One in five children in the African region does not receive the vaccines they need, while immunization coverage for Africa has stagnated over the past three years and health systems remain weak. The global health community realizes the Reaching Every District (RED) approach has not been fully implemented in many countries, and did not reach all underserved. It is against this background that a gathering was convened last month to exchange best practices for achieving equitable immunization access in Africa.
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Omar Balsara and Nurfadliah Abdillah of JSI’s ‘Right Method, Right Time, My Choice’ project blog from ICFP about the opportunities for knowledge sharing at the conference.
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To prevent future outbreaks of Ebola and other diseases, high-quality health information system data must be readily available.
At #ICFP, JSI’s Leela Khanal attended an exhibit on women’s health during crisis, which reminded her of the struggles she witnessed among young women in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake in her native Nepal.
A new Lancet series focused on breastfeeding could promote early life nutrition for mothers and babies within the global health agenda.