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AIRA Monthly Update March 2021

 Monthly UpdateMarch 2021 in Reviewwww.immregistries.orgIn This Issue…AIRA's COVID-19 Response UpdateWelcome New Staff to AIRANeed Epi or Data Visualization Support?Wanted: SmartyStreets User Group PresentersUpdated SmartyStreets Survey Rolls Out in AprilAIRA Board Corner: Miriam Muscoplat, DirectorInformation RequestsCommittee and Workgroup U...
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WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION_WER No. 13, 2021 / ORGANISATION MONDIALE DE LA SANTE_REH No. 13, 2021

 2 April 2021, Vol. 96, No. 13, pp. 15–112Now onlineIN THIS ISSUE 105 pneumococcal vaccines: WHO position paper on their use in community outbreak settings   110 Monthly report on dracunculiasis cases, January–December 2020    Download 2 avril 2021, Vol. 96, No. 13, pp. 105-112Maintenant en ligneDANS CE NUMÉRO 105 Util...
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This is No Joke!

Hello,It might be April Fool’s Day, but this is no joke! The AIRA 2021 National Meeting is happening. We’re currently planning for a hybrid meeting with both in-person and virtual components on August 3–5 in Portland, Oregon. Thankfully, the COVID-19 case rates in Oregon are among the lowest in the nation. If things go as hoped with President Biden...
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Polio News March 2021

 View this email in your browser or download PDFMarch 2021POLIO NEWSDear Moderator,To celebrate International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) is recognizing the incredible contributions of women around the world working tirelessly to end polio once and for all. From spea...
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PPE Access for All: The Journey and the Future

  On behalf of the partners of the COVID-19 Action Fund for Africa (CAF-Africa), we invite you to a workshop:   PPE Access for All: The Journey and the Future. Our CAF-Africa team and valued partners have generated extensive lessons learned in supplying PPE for community health workers in 18 countries. We will discuss lessons le...
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SnapShots: Showcasing Work of the IIS Community

Hello, It’s hard to believe March is almost over. Spring has sprung, and with it comes the next edition of SnapShots, AIRA’s newsletter about the progress, best practices, and accomplishments of IIS across the country. This edition showcases some of the ongoing work being done in the IIS community, including data visualization, tools for ...
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Upcoming Discovery Session: An Orientation to AIRA for New IIS Staff

Hello,Join us for the next American Immunization Registry Association (AIRA) Discovery Session on Monday, April 26 at 4 p.m. ET. AIRA hosts monthly webinars, called Discovery Sessions, for staff in the IIS community. Next month’s session will be an orientation to AIRA’s resources and activities for new IIS staff and staff that have not wo...
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SnapShots: Share Your Stories with the IIS Community

Hello,  We’re looking for articles for the June 2021 edition of SnapShots and would love to share your stories. SnapShots is AIRA’s quarterly newsletter that highlights the innovative work and accomplishments of IIS. Being mid-year, June is a great time to reflect on the previous six months and any mid-year milestones your program and IIS...
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WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION_WER No. 12, 2021 / ORGANISATION MONDIALE DE LA SANTE_REH No. 12, 2021

 26 March 2021, Vol. 96, No. 12, pp. 89–104 Now onlineIN THIS ISSUE 89 Antigenic and genetic characteristics of zoonotic influenza A viruses and development of candidate vaccine viruses for pandemic preparedness  Download 26 mars 2021, Vol. 96, No. 12, pp. 89-104 Maintenant en ligneDANS CE NUMÉRO 89 Caractéristiques génétiques et ant...
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WHO’s interim guidance “Evaluation of COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness”

WHO’s interim guidance “Evaluation of COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness”WHO’s interim guidance “Evaluation of COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness” Dear colleagues, Given your interest by being part of this list-serve, we thought you might be interested in the release of WHO’s interim guidance “Evaluation of COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness” which is now avai...
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Register Today for the Upcoming AIRA Members & Partners Meeting

Hello,  Please join us for the upcoming AIRA Members & Partners meeting on Monday, April 19 at 2 p.m. ET. AIRA Members & Partners quarterly meetings provide important updates from AIRA and partner organizations and are a great way to get a high-level overview of the activities going on within the IIS and immunization com...
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Webinar invitation: PtD Grand Challenge results & lessons learned

  People that Deliver Grand Challenge for Last Mile Health Supply Chain COVID-19 Support Programme Thursday, 15 April 202115:00 CEST (09:00 EDT)Register Join People that Deliver (PtD) and the FIA Foundation for a webinar featuring the four Grand Challenge projects that were part of PtD Last Mile Health Supply Chain COVID-19 Supp...
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JSI celebrates World TB Day #theclockisticking

The clock is indeed ticking on our race to end tuberculosis (TB). COVID-19 has challenged TB programs in countless ways, and JSI staff working on TB and health projects have responded with resilience and flexibility. In addition to projects with integrated TB activities, JSI supports USAID’s investments under the Global TB Accelerator to End TB, su...
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WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION_WER No. 11, 2021 / ORGANISATION MONDIALE DE LA SANTE_REH No. 11, 2021

  19 March 2021, Vol. 96, No. 11, pp. 77–88 Now onlineIN THIS ISSUE 77 Recommended composition of influenza virus vaccines for use in the 2021–2022 northern hemisphere influenza season  Download 19 mars 2021, Vol. 96, No. 11, pp. 77-88 Maintenant en ligneDANS CE NUMÉRO 77 Composition recommandée des vaccins antigrippau...
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PROJECT-BASED JOB OPENING FOR INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT Content developer and process facilitator – Implementation guide on home-based records (HBRs) for maternal, newborn, child health (MNCH)

Project background –A home-based record (HBR) is a health document used to record the history of health services received by an individual. It is kept in the household, in paper or electronic format, by the individual or their caregiver, and is intended to integrate into the health information system and to complement records maintained b...
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Gavi, the Global Fund and USAID combine forces to support health supply chain leaders in low- and middle-income countries

Press Release Gavi, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and USAID announce innovative collaboration to support health supply chain leaders in low- and middle-income countries Photo credit: Lucy Kanja, 2019 18 March 2021, Geneva: Recognising the critical role that health supply chain leaders and managers play in e...
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Information Request: IIS and Undocumented Immigrants

Hello,Please see the following information request. If you are willing to share information, please reply to this email and include your contact information for follow-up.Information RequestedThe next phase of vaccination in Minnesota includes a job sector (food processing plants) that contains a large number of undocumented people. There isn’...
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Summary of February 24 and 25 ACIP Meetings

Hello,  The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) met on February 24 and 25, 2021, where ACIP members received updates and discussed several vaccines, including rabies, pneumococcal, zoster, and influenza. Members also voted to adjust the vaccine schedule for rabies pre-exposure prophylaxis. These meetings have been sum...
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AIRA Discovery Session Reminder: COVID Hot Topics

Hello,Don't forget to join us for the next AIRA Discovery Session on Monday, March 22 at 4 p.m. ET. This session will be all about COVID-19 hot topics. There will be a combination of updates about IIS-specific COVID-19 hot topics (e.g., data quality for race and ethnicity) and time for questions and community discussion. We’ve changed the...
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WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION_WER No. 10, 2021 / ORGANISATION MONDIALE DE LA SANTE_REH No. 10, 2021

  12 March 2021, Vol. 96, No. 10, pp. 69–76 Now onlineIN THIS ISSUE 69 El Salvador certified as malaria-free by WHO, 25 February 2021   72 COVAX publishes first round of allocations    Download 12 mars 2021, Vol. 96, No. 10, pp. 69-76 Maintenant en ligneDANS CE NUMÉRO 69 Le Salvador certifié exempt de paludisme par l’O...
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