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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. 

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Vaccination Legislation in Latin America and the Caribbean

Governments have the authority and responsibility to ensure vaccination for all citizens. The development of vaccination legislation in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) parallels the emergence of sustainable, relatively autonomous, and effective national immunization programs. We reviewed vaccination legislation and related legal documents from LAC countries (excluding Canada, Puerto Rico, the United States, and … Continued

New Vaccine Adoption in Lower-middle-income Countries

Lower-middle-income countries (LMICs) are lagging behind both high-income and low-income countries in new vaccine adoption. This study involved the following objectives: (1) understand the decision-making processes of LMICs on new vaccine adoption, (2) identify the factors influencing LMIC decisions, (3) obtain the views of vaccine manufacturers about LMIC markets for new vaccines, and (4) make recommendations concerning how to speed up and improve decision making, including proposing mechanisms for implementation of the recommendations,

An Analysis Of How The GAVI Alliance And Low- And Middle-Income Countries Can Share Costs Of New Vaccines

Immunization is one of the “best buys” in global health. However, for the poorest countries, even modest expenditures may be out of reach. The GAVI Alliance is a public-private partnership created to help the poorest countries introduce new vaccines. Since 2008 GAVI has required that countries cover a share of the cost of vaccines introduced … Continued

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Sustaining GAVI-supported Vaccine Introductions in Resource-poor Countries

Since 2000, GAVI provided essential support for an unprecedented increase in the use of hepatitis B (HepB) and Haemophilus influenzae (Hib) containing vaccines in resource poor countries. This increase was supported with significant funding from international donors, intended to be time-limited. To assess the sustainability of this important expansion of the global access to vaccines, the authors of this article reviewed supply chains, financial resources for procurement and decision-making in countries that introduced hepatitis B or Hib vaccines with GAVI support.

Guide to Working with Parliaments to Promote Children’s Health

This guide serves as an introduction to parliamentary practice and provides examples of how UNICEF has successfully engaged parliaments to promote the rights of children. The guide also provides a list of resources for further information on parliamentary engagement as well as an appendix that includes a focus on parliamentary support for achieving Millennium Development … Continued

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Proposal for Framework Act on Vaccination for Latin America

Vaccination has saved millions of human lives. As a measure of prevention of transmissible diseases, immunization has proved to be a highly efficient and cost-effective public policy, without mentioning its great economic and social value as regards its administration. Several achievements as regards immunization in Latin America, particularly the eradication of poliomyelitis and measles during … Continued

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The Value of Vaccination

With the spread of immunization having stalled in many parts of the world, a wider look at its benefits is timely. In this paper, the authors discuss the value of vaccination from a broad perspective. As well as the health benefits, we examine the cost of vaccine programs and their economic impacts. Vaccination has proved … Continued

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Health Sector Reform (HSR): The Impact of Health Sector Development on Immunization Services

This document is part of a three-part series of fact sheets on health sector reform published by WHO.  As the first in the series, the document defines health sector reform and provides background on the process. It also specifically addresses considerations for improving quality and equity of immunization services.  

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