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Where We Work  |  Program

COVID-19 Vaccination in the USA

VillageReach is providing support in 15 counties in WA state, primarily focused on Central Washington.

Country

USA

Solution

Not Affiliated to a Solution

Topic

Infectious disease

Status

Active

Background

In December 2020, when COVID-19 vaccines first became available in Washington State, VillageReach was uniquely positioned to provide immediate value to local health jurisdictions to accelerate vaccine delivery.

    How it
    Works

    Vaccine Operations and Systems Readiness:

    • Support LHJs in strategic and operational planning on how to support boosters and pediatric doses
    • Link LHJs to DOH Depot Planning initiative and provide advice on how to make the initiative more responsive to LHJ needs

    Demand Generation and Management:

    • Develop suite of employer-based vaccine demand generation tools
    • Develop demand generation/outreach/education tools for pediatric population
    • Support LHJs in developing social media content for delivering evidence-based communication on COVID-19 and vaccines

    Demand Generation and Management (cont.):

    • Support LHJ advocacy campaigns to promote increased knowledge of and investment in rural health systems
    • Conduct key informant interviews and community conversations to better understand people’s needs and perceptions
    • Human-centered design sessions with community groups

    Digital Systems and Data Use Management:

    • Implement PowerBI tools and dashboards that update with WAIIS data on an automated schedule

    Workforce Readiness:

    • Set up the backend infrastructure for data tools and systems using softwares such as R Studio and PowerBI
    • Hold virtual training sessions for LHJ staff on how to update, maintain, and build upon the processes going forward

    Workforce Readiness (cont.):

    • Provide training and mentorship to staff
    • Create onboarding materials, “just in time trainings” and other methods can be scaled and reused as needed

    Resources

    Report  |  2022

    Bate-Papo Vacina!

    Fact Sheet  |  2022

    Mozambique: A Highly Effective COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign

    Report  |  2022

    Community health workers who vaccinate: improving immunization equity

    Tool  |  2022

    Assessment Tool for Polio Specimen Referral Systems

    Report  |  2022

    Understanding the Adoption of Global Guidance for the ISC

    Fact Sheet  |  2022

    Responding to Public Health Emergencies in Mozambique

    Fact Sheet  |  2022

    A People-Centered Flexible Approach to COVID-19 Vaccination in the Côte d’Ivoire

    Fact Sheet  |  2022

    Social Listening To Strengthen Vaccine Programs: Leveraging A National Health Hotline In Malawi

    Presentation  |  2022

    TechNet-21: Proven and promising strategies for enhancing vaccine confidence

    Presentation  |  2022

    Polio Lab Sample Transport – Assessment Findings from 15 Countries

    Report  |  2022

    Let’s Talk About Vaccines Study Overview

    Research  |  2022

    Determinants of immunisation dropout among children under the age of 2 in Zambézia province, Mozambique

    Research  |  2021

    Reducing missed opportunities for vaccination in Mozambique: cross-sectional assessment (2017)

    Research  |  2021

    Equitable Delivery of COVID-19 Vaccines: Lessons from Sub-Saharan Africa

    Report  |  2021

    Protecting the Community Health Workforce During COVID-19

    Program Impact

     Our Work So Far

    Map displaying counties which VillageReach have supported.

     

     

     

     

     

    Partners

    Government

    • Washington State Department of Health
    • Local County Health Jurisdictions

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