Special Event: Dec 12th Join Us for a Discussion on Primary Health Care and Immunization: On the Road to Universal Health Coverage

2 December, 2022

Hi - I would like to submit an event that the JSI MOMENTUM Routine Immunization Transformation and Equity project is co-hosting with USAID, the Geneva Learning Foundation, and the IA2030 working group. Details below:

Title: Primary Health Care and Immunization: On the Road to Universal Health Coverage

Description: Immunization is a critical component of primary health care (PHC) and offers a clear entry point for multi sectoral efforts to strengthen PHC and UHC.

On UHC Day, December 12, join immunization and PHC professionals from health facilities, districts, and national and global teams in a special event to learn how they are mutually strengthening immunization and PHC for the launch of the Immunization Agenda 2030 (IA2030) Immunization for PHC: Framework for Action.

This framework provides examples of good practices from a range of countries and practical actions that immunization and PHC professionals at all levels of the health system can take.

Presenters: This Special Event will feature immunization experts from around the world who will share their experience, feedback, and reflections on primary health care and immunization on the road to universal health care. Speakers include: Mrs. Florence Akech, EPI Focal Point in Kisumu County, Kenya; Dr. Graca Matsinhe, former EPI manager of Mozambique, IA2030 member, and Immunization Technical Lead; Dr. Soofia Yunus, Former Director, Federal Department of Immunization, Pakistan; Senior Health Specialist, World Bank; Dr. Viorica Berdaga, UNICEF Deputy Chief of Immunization; and Dr. Tova Tampe, PHC Partnership Expert within WHO’s Special Programme on Primary Health Care.

Date: December 12, 2022 from 9:00 - 10:00 am EST

Link: <Register here.

English: https://www.learning.foundation/uhc

French: https://www.learning.foundation/uhc-fr

HIFA profile: Katie Cook is a Knowledge Management Strategist at JSI, United States. Professional interests: Working for JSI on an HIV and AIDS project called AIDSFree as well as a family planning project called Advancing Partners & Communities. Katie focuses on the knowledge management and communications side of the two projects.

Email address: katie_cook AT jsi.com