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Our resource library is a searchable collection of tools and documents related to various technical areas around the Gavi transition. The library consists of research articles, policy briefs, reports, guidebooks, country data, and other resources pertinent to Gavi transition or immunization programs generally. You can filter the resources by topic, type, or country. Some resources are available to LNCT members only and will require logging in to view.

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***COVID-19 Resources***

Routine Immunization Services During COVID-19 WHO Guiding Principles for Immunization Activities During the COVID-19 Pandemic – English | Français | Portugués | русский Frequently Asked Questions: Immunization in the Context of COVID-19 Pandemic – English TechNet-21 Discussion: Immunization in the Context of COVID-19 Pandemic: Frequently Asked Questions (‎FAQ) – English Routine Immunization Services During the … Continued

LNCT Materials to Help you Make the Case for Investing in Immunization

Why We Need to Make a Case for Investment Maintaining a high performing immunization program requires sustained commitment and funding over time.  Ongoing communication and advocacy are needed to maintain investments and to stimulate additional investments to achieve health goals. Advocating for resources for immunization at national and sub-national levels requires demonstrating the health and … Continued

Three priorities for strengthening our network

Since its launch, LNCT has continuously examined its approach to engaging and supporting country members to respond to transition-related challenges.  Earlier this year, and prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) commissioned an assessment of LNCT to identify core strengths, challenges, and future opportunities. Through interviews with Country Core Group … Continued

Return On Investment From Immunization Against 10 Pathogens In 94 Low- And Middle-Income Countries, 2011–30

ABSTRACT Estimating the value of global investment in immunization programs is critical to helping decision makers plan and mobilize immunization programs and allocate resources required to realize their full benefits. We estimated economic benefits using cost-of-illness and value-of-a-statistical-life approaches and combined this estimation with immunization program costs to derive the return on investment from immunization … Continued

LNCT Webinar Resources: Incremental Costs of Immunization During the COVID-19 Pandemic

LNCT held a webinar on July 16 on Incremental Costs of Immunization During the COVID-19 Pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted immunization services critical to the prevention of vaccine preventable diseases in many low- and middle- income countries around the world. In these settings, the health benefits associated with routine childhood immunization greatly outweigh the … Continued

LNCT Steering Committee Spotlight: Irine Javkahdze

Irine Javkahdze first engaged with the Learning Network for Countries in Transition at its launch event in 2017. Irine brings a decade of experience working with the Ministry of Finance and in recent years, experience representing the Ministry of Finance as one of the Country Coordinating Mechanisms’ board members for work related to ending HIV/AIDS … Continued

Comparative Distributional Impact of Routine Immunization and Supplementary Immunization Activities in Delivery of Measles Vaccine in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Highlights Although evidence shows that inequalities in under-5 mortality in low- and middle-income countries are decreasing, large disparities still persist and highlight the need to prioritize inequality reduction and equity in decision-making at the global and national levels. We studied the differential coverage impact of routine delivery versus supplementary immunization activities (ie, campaign) for the … Continued

LNCT Webinar Resources: Assessing Bottlenecks to Adequate and Predictable Vaccine Financing

On June 23, 2020, LNCT held a webinar, Assessing Bottlenecks to Adequate and Predictable Vaccine Financing. Diagnosing the root cause of constraints affecting the adequacy and predictability of vaccine financing is an important part of the Gavi transition. The World Bank created a tool that aims to help country counterparts pinpoint the root cause of … Continued

Budget Line Items for Immunization in 33 African Countries

Abstract When seeking to ensure financial sustainability of a health program, existence of a line item in the Ministry of Health (MOH) budget is often seen as an essential, first step. We used immunization as a reference point for cross-country comparison of budgeting methods in Sub-Saharan African countries. Study objectives were to (1) verify the … Continued

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LNCT Webinar Resources: Designing Behavioral Strategies for Immunization in a Covid-19 Context

On May 21, 2020, LNCT held a webinar, Designing Behavioral Strategies for Immunization in a Covid-19 Context. Looking at a few behavioral levers that can increase demand for immunization and learning from countries who have begun to reintroduce immunization services, the webinar explored how countries can increase public trust and demand for immunization to ensure … Continued

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