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Johns Hopkins Launches Free Virtual Course to Train “Ambassadors” to Talk to Parents About COVID Vaccines for Children
January 2022

Originally posted on In collaboration with the Johns Hopkins Consortium for School-Based Health Solutions, IVAC faculty have just launched a free online course, “COVID Vaccine Ambassador Training: How to Talk to Parents.” Designed for parents, teachers, and school staff, this online course aims to provide “vaccine ambassadors” with the tools to discuss concerns about […]

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Impact of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic on routine immunization services: Evidence of disruption and recovery from 170 countries and territories
December 2021

A new study published in the Lancet Global Health finds that as countries continue pandemic response efforts, vulnerabilities are exposed in immunizations systems. The study, funded in part by USAID’s MOMENTUM Country and Global Leadership, synthesized data representing 170 countries and territories, finding declines among vaccination doses administered and other indications of significant and widespread disruptions in […]

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Rishi Children’s Fund – Update December 2021
December 2021

As the year 2021 draws to a close, we approach a time of reflection and thanksgiving. Woven into the fabric of life are joys and sorrows, losses, and gains; but together we can create lasting beauty. The Rishi Children’s Fund was built with your generosity. Building on the strong partnerships of the Maternal and Child […]

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