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Focus Area: Private sector engagement in immunization

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LNCT Webinar Resources: Strengthening Public-Private Engagement for Immunization Delivery

LNCT hosted a webinar on November 26, 2019 on Strengthening Public-Private Engagement for Immunization Delivery. Ann Levin presented key findings and observations from case studies on different ways that the MoH engages with private sector providers to support immunization program performance. Participants then heard experiences from two countries —Temwa Mzengeza, National Routine Immunization Officer, Expanded … Continued

LNCT Webinar: Strengthening Public-Private Engagement for Immunization Delivery

11/26/2019

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Please join us on Tuesday November 26th for a LNCT webinar on Strengthening Public-Private Engagement for Immunization Delivery. Ann Levin will present key findings and observations from case studies on different ways that the MoH engages with private sector providers to support immunization program performance. Participants will then hear experiences from two countries — Malawi and Georgia — with different models for engaging with private … Continued

Scope and Magnitude of Private Sector Financing and Provision of Immunization in Benin, Malawi and Georgia

Abstract Background Little is known about the role of private sector providers in providing and financing immunization. To fill this gap, the authors conducted a study in Benin, Malawi, and Georgia to estimate (1) the proportion of vaccinations taking place through the private sector; (2) private expenditures for vaccination; and (3) the extent of regulation. … Continued

Private Sector Engagement and Contributions to Immunization Service Delivery and Coverage in Sudan

Abstract For more than two decades, the private sector in the Sudan (henceforth, Sudan), including non-governmental organisations and for-profit providers, has played a key role in delivering immunization services, especially in the conflict-affected Darfur region and the most populated Khartoum state. The agreements that the providers enter into with state governments necessitate that they are licensed; … Continued

Greater than the Sum of its Parts: Blended Finance Roadmap for Global Health

In an environment of stagnant donor funding and increasing private sector investment in low- and middle-income countries, actors in both the public and private sectors are increasingly interested in using blended finance approaches to catalyze new funding for global health and achieve health outcomes. As USAID moves towards greater engagement with the private sector, blended … Continued

The Role of the Private Sector in Health Systems

In January 2008, the Rockefeller Foundation asked the Results for Development Institute (R4D) to lead an effort to better understand the role of the private sector in health systems in developing countries. In partnership with the International Health Policy Program of the Thai Ministry of Public Health and other health policy research organizations, R4D worked … Continued

Healthcare and Economic Growth in Africa

The continental dimension of the recently signed African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) provides a critical and promising market for the engagement of the private sector. The involvement of the private healthcare sector can boost intra-African trade on pharmaceuticals, health services, achieve economies of scale in health infrastructure, expand employment opportunities and deepen regional integration. … Continued

Assessing Private Sector Involvement in Health Care and Universal Health Coverage in Light of the Right to Health

Abstract The goal of universal health coverage is to “ensure that all people obtain the health services they need without suffering financial hardship when paying for them.” There are many connections between this goal and the state’s legal obligation to realize the human right to health. In the context of this goal, it is important … Continued

Case Studies: Immunization and the Role of the Private Sector

Abt Associates conducted analyses of the role of the private sector in three different settings – Benin, Georgia, and Malawi. Each analysis resulted in a report containing information on the country’s private sector health services, policy implications, and recommendations for the provision of vaccinations in the private sector. Benin | Georgia | Malawi

UNICEF Immunization Financing in MENA Middle-Income Countries

Most Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries have high immunization coverage rates. But immunization coverage has dropped considerably in some (including Iraq, the Syrian Arab Republic and Yemen), due to the conflicts, instability and the prevailing geopolitical situation in the region. Approximately 1.3 million surviving infants in MENA missed their third dose of DTP … Continued

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