Overview: This course is intended to support national and sub-national focal points in preparing for COVID-19 vaccination. It provides an overview of key aspects of the guidance on developing a national deployment and vaccination plan for COVID-19 vaccines and highlights available and upcoming resources for COVID-19 vaccine introduction.
The course will cover the following areas: regulatory preparedness, planning and coordination, costing and funding, identification of target populations, vaccination delivery strategies, preparation of supply chain, management of health care waste, human resource management and training, vaccine acceptance and uptake (demand), vaccine safety monitoring, management of adverse events following immunization (AEFI), injection safety, and immunization monitoring systems. The course will be updated as additional information becomes available.
Learning objectives: By the end of this course, you will be able to:
Course duration: Approximately 4 hours.
Certificates: A Confirmation of Participation is available to participants who complete 100% of the course material.
Note: Quizzes are in development and will be added in January. At this time, a Record of Achievement will be made available to participants who score a sufficient number of points across the quizzes. Please check back here for further updates.