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May 13, 2016

Polio Eradication - Endgame Strategies - Polio Type 2 Withdrawal: National tOPV-bOPV Switch Plan

This guidance document was designed to prepare Sri Lanka's National Switch Coordination Committee (NSCC) and other stakeholders for the April 30 2016 switch day - the day on which, as per the Polio...

May 13, 2016

Polio Endgame Tokelau Workshop

"...just as the Western Pacific Region was seen as a leader in polio eradication by being the second ever WHO region to be certified as polio-free, it can also be a champion in the implementation of...

May 13, 2016

A World Free of Polio - The Final Steps

"Switching from tOPV to bOPV may sound simple, but synchronization requires global coordination on an unprecedented scale." This commentary explains the rationale behind "the switch" by May 1 2016...

May 13, 2016

The Switch [Video]

"The use of animation for behavior and social change has proven effective while enabling a vast audience to be reached." As part of communication around the April 2016 global switch from trivalent...

May 5, 2016

Polio Outbreak Simulation Exercise IV Report

"The exercise highlighted the importance of effective pre-prepared communications strategies, the importance of monitoring and that effective risk communications requires a dedicated budget." This...

May 4, 2016

Immunization Partners' Meeting on Advocacy, Communication, and Community Engagement for Routine Immunization

"Through our partnership we can help each other to ensure that communication and community engagement are systematically included in immunization programs in order to achieve our global immunization...

May 4, 2016

Data for Decision-Making: Empowering Local Data Use

Authors: Lora Shimp, Technical Director, with Heather Randall, Program Coordinator, GAVI-NVI Project, May 4 2016 - As we celebrate World Immunization Week [April 25], it's important to remember that...

May 4, 2016

Can a Pilot Succeed?: Lessons Learned in Engaging Stakeholders for HPV Introduction

Authors: Lora Shimp, Technical Director, GAVI-NVI Project, and Heather Casciato, Program Manager, GAVI-NVI Project, May 4 2016 - This World Immunization Week [April 25] 2016, eyes are focused on...

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May 4, 2016

Author: Chris Wright, JSI Practice Lead, Data Visibility & Use, May 4 2016 - Today [April 25] is Innovation Day during World Immunization Week...

May 4, 2016

Author: Craig Burgess, Senior Technical Officer, JSI, May 4 2016 - Every child has the...

May 4, 2016

"While there are many online platforms available to spread misinformation about vaccines around the world, a platform for sharing what works...

polio workers in training session - northern Nigeria
May 3, 2016

The last wild polio case in Nigeria was reported on July 24 2014 and the last vaccine derived case on May 16 2015 - also the only polio case in...

May 3, 2016

"No child should be denied the right to immunization for unfair reasons, including economic or social causes. All barriers must be overcome...

April 28, 2016

"[R]ecruitment that prioritized advocacy and networking skills enabled a powerful player to exist within RI to act as a direct advocate for...

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