National deployment and vaccination plans for pandemic influenza vaccines represent an important foundation for an effective and efficient pandemic influenza deployment response, which should be reflected in successful vaccination of the target population with no vaccine wastage and optimal operational efficiency.
This course provides a concise and easily accessible overview of planning considerations for countries to develop and update their national deployment and vaccination plans on the use and deployment of pandemic influenza vaccines.
You can access the new course here: Pandemic Influenza Vaccines: National Deployment and Vaccination Plans https://openwho.org/courses/ndvp-en
The learning package consists of 10 modules with video presentations and quizzes. It covers: (1) Vaccination strategies, (2) Management and organization, (3) Legal and regulatory planning, (4) Communication and information management, (5) Human resources and security, (6) Public communication, (7) Supply chain management, (8) Managing waste, (9) Post-deployment surveillance and management of adverse events following immunization, (10) Termination of deployment and vaccination operations.
Professionals in the public and private sectors who are responsible for planning and managing deployment and vaccination operations at all levels as well as WHO headquarters, regional and in-country personnel that could be involved in pandemic influenza vaccine deployment activities should complete this course.
The course will take approximately 1 hour to complete. A record of achievement will be provided to participants who score 80% or higher on each assessment.
Best wishes for a successful training!
The OpenWHO team