The Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator’s Country Readiness and Delivery workstream has released guidance on developing a national deployment and vaccination plan (NDVP) for COVID-19 vaccines. This course is intended to help national and sub-national focal points in countries develop the NDVP and prepare for COVID-19 vaccine introduction.
Please note: These materials were last updated on 23/05/2022.
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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: Participants who score 80% or higher on the course quizzes will receive a Record of Achievement certificate. Participants who receive a Record of Achievement can also download an Open Badge for this course. Click here to learn how.
Orientation to national deployment and vaccination planning for COVID-19 vaccines is being translated into Arabic, Chinese, French, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese, Indonesian, Khmer, Vietnamese, Macedonian. This page will be updated when new languages are available. You will also be notified by email.