Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, more than doubled its immunization budget from 2010-2012 and that budget continues to grow.

By: Jonas Mbwangue, Senior Program Officer, Sabin Vaccine Institute Sustainable Immunization Program

This post is part of our World Immunization Week blog series. Stay tuned for more blogs highlighting the benefits of immunization and the work Sabin is doing to support immunization programs worldwide. 

Passing through a leafy neighborhood of Brazzaville, we turn into the well kept confines of the national immunization program. Each office is named for its function: Surveillance, Statistics and Data Management and so on.

Indonésie

L’Indonésie est en quête de la durabilité financière pour ses services de vaccination par la voie législative et par le biais du suivi des dépenses. Le programme de financement durable de la vaccination (SIF) de Sabin a été lancé en Indonésie en juillet 2013.

Structure du programme de vaccination

Le programme national de vaccination (NIP) d’Indonésie est géré par le directorat de la vaccination et de la quarantaine, division du contrôle des maladies transmissibles et de la santé environnementale, qui fait partie du ministère de la Santé (MS).

Country Laws and Regulations Related to Immunization

SIF countries: 
  • Cambodia (Draft Act on Immunization, July 2013)
  • Kenya (Draft Immunization Law 1; Drfat Immunization Law (1b))
  • Liberia (Amendment to the Public Health Act, Children’s Law)
  • Mongolia (Drugs Act, Public Procurement Act, Health Act, Immunization Law, Law on Government Special Funds, Government Regulation No 67 (Procedure of National Immunization Fund)
  • Nepal ( Draft Immunization Law, Draft Immunization Fund Regulation) 
  • Sri Lanka (Draft National Immunization Policy)
  • Uganda (Draft Immunization Bill)
  • Vietnam (La

By: Alexa Bednarz

This post was originally published on the Gates Foundation's Impatient Optimists blog. 

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