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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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Country Ownership And Gavi Transition: Comprehensive Approaches To Supporting New Vaccine Introduction

Since the mid-2000s low- and lower-middle-income countries have been focusing on developing and using evidence for immunization policy making, with an increasing emphasis on cost-effectiveness analysis, program costing, and financial flows—particularly for the introduction of newer, more expensive vaccines. While this is critical to informing decisions, countries still need to increase national immunization investment and … Continued

EPIC Studies: Governments Finance, On Average, More Than 50 Percent Of Immunization Expenses, 2010–11 

Governments in resource-poor settings have traditionally relied on external donor support for immunization. Under the Global Vaccine Action Plan, adopted in 2014, countries have committed to mobilizing additional domestic resources for immunization. Data gaps make it difficult to map how well countries have done in spending government resources on immunization to demonstrate greater ownership of … Continued

Return on Investment from Childhood Immunization in Low- and Middle-income Countries, 2011-20

An analysis of return on investment can help policy makers support, optimize, and advocate for the expansion of immunization programs in the world’s poorest countries. We assessed the return on investment associated with achieving projected coverage levels for vaccinations to prevent diseases related to ten antigens in ninety-four low- and middle-income countries during 2011–20, the … Continued

Immunization Toolkit: Resources for the Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI)

The Immunization Toolkit functions as a small repository of PAHO/WHO guidelines, technical recommendations, and policies on topics related to immunization, including EPI planning, data collection, monitoring and evaluation, and more. The toolkit also includes select publications from organizations partnered with PAHO/WHO.      

Costs and Financing of Routine Immunization: Approach and Selected Findings of a Multi-country Study (EPIC)

This study provides a wealth of high quality information on total and unit costs and financing for routine immunization, and demonstrates the value of in-depth facility approaches. The paper discusses the lessons learned from using a standardized approach, as well as proposes further areas of methodology development. The paper discusses how results can be used for resource mobilization and allocation, improved efficiency of services at the country level, and to inform policies at the global level.

Estimated Economic Impact of Vaccinations in 73 Low- and Middle-income Countries, 2001-2020

Objective: To estimate the economic impact likely to be achieved by efforts to vaccinate against 10 vaccine-preventable diseases between 2001 and 2020 in 73 low- and middle-income countries largely supported by Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. Methods: We used health impact models to estimate the economic impact of achieving forecasted coverages for vaccination against Haemophilus influenzae type b, … Continued

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Principles and Considerations for Adding a Vaccine to a National Immunization Programme

This resource document reviews considerations for planning and implementing the introduction of a vaccine into a national immunization program. The document also highlights ways to use the opportunity provided by the vaccine introduction to strengthen immunization and health systems, and offers a list of relevant references and tools.  

Overcoming Challenges to Sustainable Immunization Financing

Sixteen countries are currently scheduled to ‘graduate’ from GAVI assistance by 2018. Five of these countries were chosen for ‘transition planning’ support from GAVI and other partners in 2012. Through country assessments, a variety of challenges were identified in transitioning away from GAVI assistance towards national self-sufficiency, including concerns relating to financial sustainability, sound procurement … Continued

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