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EPI Mid-level Management (MLM) inter-country course for francophone countries

Continuous capacity building of EPI managers is key in achieving the goals of the immunisation programme and implementation of EPI disease control, elimination and eradication services in line with current global and regional immunisation policies and strategies, e.g. AFRO Regional Strategy for 2009-2013, GIVS (2005-2015) and Decade of Vaccines (2011-2020).

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Last updated : 4 December, 2013

Evaluation of training DVD on Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine

The DVD was shown during face-to-face training which was conducted at all levels (national, provincial, district and health facility level) in December 2010 and January 2011. The trainers/facilitators were available during the training sessions to respond to any questions that the trainees raised regarding the content of the DVD.

Last updated : 4 December, 2013

National Mid-Level Management Training Course

The Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation through the Division of Vaccines and Immunisation, in collaboration with WHO, Moi University and other partners organised a national Mid-Level Management training course from 11 to 20 August 2011, in Mombasa, Kenya. NESI gave technical assistance and supported the in-country MLM training, in the framework of national capacity building on immunisation.

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Last updated : 4 December, 2013

Development of training DVD for Rotavirus Vaccine

Introducing a new vaccine always implicates new information and handlings. Many healthcare workers have to be trained when a country decides to introduce a new vaccine in the routine immunisation programme.

Last updated : 4 December, 2013

TropEd Advanced Vaccinology Course

The TropEd Advanced Vaccinology Course was organised by the Institute of Tropical Medicine and International Health, Berlin, and NESI/UA, from 9 to 13 January 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The course is an accredited module (2 ECTS credit points) in the TropEd Masters Programme in International Health. TropEd is a network of institutions for higher education in International Health, including European and non-European institutions.

Sixteen students from both industrialised and developing countries attended the course.

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Last updated : 4 December, 2013

4th Regional Vaccinology Course for Anglophone Countries

The 4th Regional Vaccinology Course for Anglophone countries was organized by WHO/AFRO, in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation (MoPHS) of Kenya, UNICEF, USAID and NESI, from 19 to 24 March 2012 in Nairobi, Kenya.

The course was attended by 27 participants from 13 countries: Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe; and included EPI managers and other EPI staff, academics, WHO/UNICEF focal points and NGOs.

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Last updated : 28 July, 2014

Seminar on The introduction of new vaccines into national immunisation programmes

Séminaire de mise à jour sur l'introduction de nouveaux vaccins dans les programmes nationaux de vaccination

The seminar was jointly organised by the Faculty of Medicine, Cadi Ayyad University of Marrakech, and the Network for Education and Support in Immunisation (NESI), in Marrakech, Morocco, from 27 to 28 March 2012.

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Last updated : 13 February, 2018

Regional EPI Mid-Level Management (MLM) Course for Anglophone countries

The MLM course for Anglophone countries was organised by WHO AFRO in collaboration/partnership with the Ministry of Health of Kenya, UNICEF, USAID, AMP and NESI. A total of 62 participants and facilitators attended the course. The participants were from health training institutions and public health EPI programmes out of the following countries: Ethiopia, Eritrea, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe.

The objectives of the 2011 EPI MLM course were

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Last updated : 4 December, 2013

Development of training DVD for Introduction of Pneumococcal Vaccine

The Federal Ministry of Health of Ethiopia in collaboration with partners plans to introduce pneumococcal vaccine in the Ethiopia routine immunization program in 2011. New vaccine introduction demands intensive and high quality training for health workers at different levels of profession and health facilities to avoid any mishandling of the vaccine that could potentially lead to adverse events following immunization.

Last updated : 4 December, 2013

Workshop to revise the African EPI Mid-Level management (AFR EPI MLM) Modules and Handouts

In 2004, 14 AFR MLM modules were developed. These standardised training materials have facilitated the learning process during various inter-country and in-country MLM courses conducted as from May 2004 to March 2011. In addition, these AFR MLM modules have been regularly used by health professors/teachers in their lectures at health professional training institutions.

Last updated : 4 December, 2013

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