Webinar: Seeing Old Problems Through a New Lens: Recognizing and Addressing Gender Barriers to Equitable Immunization

19 April, 2022

Please join the USAID-funded MOMENTUM Routine Immunization Transformation and Equity project on Wednesday, April 27th from 8:30-10 am ET for our World Immunization Week webinar on gender and immunization.

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It is only within the past few years that the global immunization community has recognized that gender-related barriers lie on a critical pathway to achieving the goals of high and equitable vaccination coverage. Exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, these barriers span health systems, communities, and households, affecting immunization across the life course. The MOMENTUM Routine Immunization Transformation and Equity project will be hosting a webinar on Wednesday, April 27th from 8:30 am - 10 am ET.

Key learnings around these obstacles and the pathways by which they obstruct equitable immunization will be shared during the webinar. There will also be discussions on the growing global movement to build capacity, commitment, and confidence by country-level implementers to develop and implement strategies to address them.

Speakers will include:

-Dr. Folake Olayinka, USAID Immunization Team Leader and Lead Technical Advisor, COVID 19 Vaccination Access and Delivery Initiative.

-Jean Munro, Senior Manager, Gender Equality, Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance.

-Dr. Sofia de Almeida, UNICEF Social and Behaviour Change Project Manager for East and Southern Africa Regional Office.

-Dr. Anuradha Khairnar from the Indian Society Of Agribusiness Professionals, which is a sub-awardee on the MOMENTUM Routine Immunization Transformation and Equity project.

HIFA profile: Katie Cook is a Knowledge Management Strategist at JSI, United States. Email address: katie_cook AT jsi.com