Africa Regional Workshop on Improving Routine Data for Child Health in National Health Information Systems

This workshop report covers the highlights of the September 2017 Africa Regional Workshop on Improving Routine Data for Child Health in National Health Information Systems. The workshop aimed to advance the availability, accessibility, quality, and use of child health and nutrition data within national health information systems. More than 90 participants from 15 countries gathered […]

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Report on MCSP Support for the Polio Switch in April 2016

In April 2016, the largest and fastest globally-coordinated project in the history of immunization was carried out in 155 countries and territories. Known as “the switch,” this activity entailed replacing trivalent oral polio vaccine (tOPV), which protects against all three strains of the poliovirus, with the bivalent form (bOPV) which protects against two strains, types […]

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Strengthening the Routine Immunization System through a Reaching Every Child-Quality Improvement Approach in Uganda

This how-to guide, based on experience and lessons learned from introducing Reaching Every Child-Quality Improvement (REC-QI) in Uganda and Ethiopia, provides guidance on how to carry out REC-QI. It supplements, but does not replace, the current national REC strategy. Staff from the Uganda National Expanded Program on Immunization, hospitals, district health teams, and health sub-districts […]

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Reaching Every Community Using Quality Improvement (REC-QI): Mapping to support routine immunization microplanning in Uganda

The success of immunization depends largely on the ability to reach every child with vaccination services. That, in turn, requires that health facilities have current information on where even the most remote and underserved communities live so that plans to reach them can be prepared. This document describes a process developed by MCSP/Uganda for accurately […]

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Maternal Child Survival Program
Maternal and Child Survival Program