The Annual Report 2017 summarizes the achievements of the Network in the area of capacity building in immunisation, mainly in the African and Eastern Mediterranean Region and in Asia.
PCV10 presentations currently in use include a single and two-dose vial without preservative. Recently a new presentation of PCV10 has been developed, a 4-dose vial with preservative.
When countries start using the new 4-dose presentation, healthcare workers need to be trained on the correct use of this new presentation, including the use and handling of PCV10 multi-dose vials in accordance with WHO multi-dose vial policy.
The TropEd Advanced Vaccinology course will be held from 8-19 January 2018 in Berlin, Germany. The registration deadline is 5 January 2018 - please visit the course website to learn more about course topics, instructors, and fees.
The course is run in partnership between the Institute of Tropical Medicine and International Health, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, and the University of Antwerp, Belgium.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation developed, in collaboration with other partners, the Framework for Immunization Training and Learning (FITL). This Framework is a shared conceptual framework that can be used by a wide range of stakeholders to support improved performance of managers and healthcare workers who deliver vaccination services, by creating a better environment for training and learning. NESI was part of the working group.
The World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa (WHO/AFRO) and the Rwandan Ministry of Health hosted the Regional capacity building workshop on the Expanded Programme on Immunization/Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (EPI/IMCI) Interactive training and resource tool from 29 May – 2 June 2017 in Kigali, Rwanda. The tool was developed in collaboration between WHO/AFRO, NESI, and ITEM Interactive.
The Annual Report 2016 summarizes the achievements of the Network in the area of capacity building in immunisation, mainly in the African and Eastern Mediterranean Region and in Asia.
The Network for Education and Support in Immunisation (NESI)/University of Antwerp, the South African Vaccination and Immunisation Centre (SAVIC)/Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University and the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) are implementing a project entitled "Improving skills and institutional capacity to strengthen country adolescent immunisation programmes and health systems in the African Region".
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