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Immunization coverage increased by 1% per year – from 61% in 2009 to 65% in 2014. Mission Inndradhanush aims at increasing the coverage by 5% per year to cross 90% by the year 2020. In the year 2012-13, when Intensification of Routine Immunization (IRI) was declared, a simulation study was conducted in 28 session sites of 5 Health Sub Centers in Jharkhand with rapid improvement in the coverage ir...
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Delivering immunization is essentially a technical task: it would seem quite inappropriate to expect community members to vaccinate or maintain the cold chain. Yet there is growing evidence (e.g. from RED evaluations in Africa and the ARISE study) that the participation of community leaders, community-based workers, and community members can result in improved coverage and protection. Potentially,...
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WHO seeks an individual or institution to carry out a comprehensive evaluation of the Immunization Practices Advisory Committee’s mandate, structure, evolution and fitness for purpose in order to make recommendations that will serve to optimize IPAC’s current and future value to WHO and the global immunization community. Please see the attached Request for Proposal for more details, noting well...
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Well-planned, adequately funded communications affect the success of immunization services and are particularly needed to achieve vaccination coverage goals and maintain trust in vaccines. A communications plan and its activities – such as media briefings, stakeholder engagement, and social mobilization – all should be guided by research findings, carefully planned, and systematically implemen...
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Till recently vaccinating with 6 basic vaccines is considered as minimal / essential global requirement.With rapid expansion of the programme in the recent yrs, newborn vaccination has already gained status and got featured in the National immunization Schedule/IAP schedule. But something extra (???) is needed for uniform operationalization in the country. On interacting with faculties and regulat...
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Dear Colleagues : Please find attached an information bulletin which announces the recent WHO pre-qualification of DTwP-HepB-Hib vaccine available in a compact, pre-filled auto-disable injection technology (cPAD). An example of a compact pre-filled auto-disable injection technology is the Uniject™ device. This information note is particularly focused on the DTwP-HepB-Hib vaccine, but hepatitis...
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