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Our resource library is a searchable collection of tools and documents related to various technical areas around the Gavi transition. The library consists of research articles, policy briefs, reports, guidebooks, country data, and other resources pertinent to Gavi transition or immunization programs generally. You can filter the resources by topic, type, or country. Some resources are available to LNCT members only and will require logging in to view.

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Catalog of Tools for Assessing and Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy

Given the complexity of vaccine hesitancy, and how context specific it is, varying across time, place and vaccine, there is no silver bullet, or single intervention to addressing vaccine hesitancy. Identified strategies should be carefully tailored according to the target population, their reasons for hesitancy, and the specific context. It is key to identify the … Continued

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Immunization Delivery Cost Catalogue (IDCC)

The Immunization Delivery Cost Catalogue (IDCC) is the most comprehensive, current, and standardized global evidence on the cost of delivering vaccines. In January 2017 and again in April 2018 and December 2019, ThinkWell completed a systematic review of the current evidence base on immunization delivery costs (IDC)*. The IDCC was built to answer a question … Continued

WHO Inequality Monitoring in Immunization: A Step-by-Step Manual

This resource, Inequality monitoring in immunization: a step-by-step manual, applies the general steps of health inequality monitoring to the topic of immunization. The manual aims to serve as an introductory-level guide to build capacity for the uptake and improvement of inequality monitoring practices in immunization. Through this resource, we hope that regions, countries, districts and … Continued

Teaching Vaccine Economics Everywhere (TVEE) Course Materials

1.     Health Economics for Vaccines The process of creating vaccines, manufacturing, distributing, and injecting them into individuals is a complex process requiring multiple decisions by multiple groups and individuals. On the supply side there are pharmaceutical companies, regulatory authorities, distributors, and thousands of health care workers who have to make strategic choices. On the demand side … Continued

ProVac Toolkit: Providing Tools to Support Vaccine Decision Making at Country-level

PAHO’s ProVac Initiative helps national immunization programs managers and policymakers make more robust, evidence based decisions. Since 2004, the ProVac Initiative and its collaborators have trained hundreds of people at ministries of health in the Americas and elsewhere on the development and use of vaccine impact, cost and cost-effectiveness data to inform decision making. More … Continued

Papillomavirus Rapid Interface for Modelling and Economics (PRIME) Tool

The spreadsheet-based PRIME tool is intended for in-country analysts (not necessarily economists) who are advising national governments on HPV vaccine introduction. PRIME is designed to give users an idea of: The magnitude of the burden of cervical cancer The impact of introducing HPV vaccination for girls prior to sexual debut Healthcare costs incurred as a … Continued

Impact of HPV Vaccination and Cervical Screening on Cervical Cancer Elimination: A Comparative Modelling Analysis in 78 Low-income and Lower-middle-income Countries

Background The WHO Director-General has issued a call for action to eliminate cervical cancer as a public health problem. To help inform global efforts, we modelled potential human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and cervical screening scenarios in low-income and lower-middle-income countries (LMICs) to examine the feasibility and timing of elimination at different thresholds, and to estimate … Continued

Comparing 3 Approaches for Making Vaccine Adoption Decisions in Thailand

Background: The World Health Organization (WHO) has developed the Total System Effectiveness (TSE) framework to assist national policy-makers in prioritizing vaccines. The pilot was launched in Thailand to explore the potential use of TSE in a country with established governance structures and accountable decision-making processes for immunization policy. While the existing literature informs vaccine adoption … Continued

LNCT Webinar Resources: Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy Challenges

LNCT hosted a webinar on February 6, 2020 on Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy Challenges. The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine presented a summary of the key issues and lessons learned during LNCT’s vaccine hesitancy workshop which took place in Geneva in November 2019. Armenia shared their experience introducing the HPV vaccination, challenges (including on … Continued

Integrating Vertical Programs into Primary Health Care: A Decision-Making Approach for Policymakers

“Integrating Vertical Programs into Primary Health Care: A Decision-Making Approach for Policymakers” offers practical guidance for policymakers who need to make decisions about whether and how to more fully integrate specific vertical programs into their country’s broader health system, with a focus on PHC. It discusses what the evidence shows about the successes and failures of … Continued

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