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December 8, 2016

Case Studies on Preparedness Planning for Polio in Poland and Cyprus

"This multisectoral and cross-border approach to preparedness is a relatively new policy area, and there remain some uncertainties about what it involves. While people in the health sector are very...

December 6, 2016

How a BBC Radio Programme Has Driven Child Vaccination Uptake in Somalia

"I used to believe [a child should] be treated by traditional medicine, but now I go to a doctor. Listening to the programme has made a great change to the way I think." - Father, Galkacyo, Somalia...

December 5, 2016

Kakalliya: The rapping granny

Originally posted on the BBC Media Action blog by Chibuike Utaka, Head of Factual, BBC Media Action Nigeria, December 2 2016 - Granny-power hits the airwaves to help improve the health of mothers and...

November 29, 2016

Experiences, Challenges, and Lessons Learned From an Immunization Demand Generation Project in Afar, Ethiopia

"Expanding this model to other remote and pastoral regions in Ethiopia, as well as similar communities in other countries, could improve community acceptance of and demand for immunization." This...

November 29, 2016

Vaccine Innovation Lexicon

"...aims to establish a common vaccine innovation vocabulary to help ensure clarity in our communications..." This lexicon was developed by Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and PATH as a ready reference...

November 15, 2016

Casualties of War: Polio and the Golden Millimeter

"[T]he [polio] eradication drive might benefit from a shift from a high-profile [immunisation] campaign approach to a more holistic strategy integrated with the local hierarchy of needs in charged...

November 14, 2016

NEW: What keeps you up at night with worry about your work?

* Why is it so difficult for others to understand the value of what I do? * Are we making a long-term difference? * Where will the money come from? * On no, not another strategic review or...

November 10, 2016

Revitalizing the Home-Based Record: Reflections from an Innovative South-South Exchange for Optimizing the Quality, Availability and Use of Home-Based Records in Immunization Systems

"There is growing interest to invest in improving our understanding of how HBRs function in practice, how they may support good recording practices that benefit facility-based recording systems, how...

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November 1, 2016

"Breaking down the barriers that drive exclusion is possible - but requires renewed political leadership, commitment and investment. Actors at...

November 1, 2016

"Civil society organizations [CSOs]...were specifically invited to submit reports focusing on their efforts to improve ownership, leadership...

October 27, 2016

Released on the occasion of World Polio Day 2016, this video explores how the World Health Organization (WHO) is working with the Government of...

October 27, 2016

"Radio helps bring doctors into people's homes." - Shabana Mohammadzai, presenter

Featuring a mixture of interviews, drama, and...

October 24, 2016

"When you open your eyes and see a different environment around you, you relate to the subject on a visceral, personal level." - Vincent...

October 12, 2016


The Officer principally manages the UN Foundation’s polio advocacy efforts to advance the global cause of...

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