News from IVAC

August 2020

Webinar Recording: Avoiding Barriers to Access for a COVID-19 Vaccine

The International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC) hosted a webinar on September 16th, “Avoiding Barriers to Access for a COVID-19 Vaccine.” Description: Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, countries worked to overcome a myriad of challenges when introducing new safe and effective vaccines. While policy makers and health advocates addressed barriers, from understanding disease burden and cost […]

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August 2020

Visualizing Vaccines

By Graphicacy Originally published on Medium OVERVIEW In 2016, the International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health introduced its revolutionary online platform, VIEW-hub, as a one-stop resource for global vaccine data. This interactive, map-based platform allowed researchers, policymakers, public health officials, and program funders to call up data […]

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August 2020

DoVE Return on Investment (ROI) Publication Launch

The Decade of Vaccine Economics (DoVE) Project, carried out by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC) for nearly ten years, has computed the return-on-investment for vaccines preventing 10 infectious diseases in 73 countries that have received support from Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance.

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July 2020

Joint Statement on COVID-19 Vaccines & Older Adults

As WHO, CEPI, and Gavi meet and consider how best to manage the planning and deployment of a COVID-19 vaccine, we feel the voice of older adults, one of the most vulnerable, important, and essential groups should feature prominently in the COVAX process. In keeping with COVAX’s stated goal of equity, we recommend: Prioritizing development […]

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July 2020

New VIEW-Hub Look

VIEW-hub is IVAC’s publicly accessible interactive platform to visualize real-time information on vaccine use, product type, coverage levels, impact assessments, and disease burden estimates. It has a new look now.

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July 2020

New COVID-19 Testing Trends Tool

Here, we bring together data on diagnostic testing rates, the number of positive cases, and the percent of tests that are positive to help understand the state of the pandemic in each state.

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June 2020

Webinar Recording: How will a COVID-19 Vaccine be Delivered?

The International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC) hosted a webinar on June 17th, “How will a COVID-19 Vaccine be Delivered?“. Please watch the recording, download the slides, and Q&A Document from the links below: Description: When a COVID-19 vaccine becomes available, it will effectively stop disease transmission only if it reaches the people who need it. […]

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