A second news article covering the two-day SIF-sponsored July 15-16 event, the "Second Sub-regional Symposium for Parliamentarians on Sustainable Immunization Financing” from Sri Lanka's 'Daily News' was published today, giving highlights of the event:
A Sri Lankan news publication just published an article covering the jointly sponsored event by both the Sri Lankan Health Ministry and the Sabin Vaccine Institute, taking place both today and tomorrow in Colombo.
Jonas Mbwangue, a public policy specialist, joined the Sabin Vaccine Institute's Sustainable Immunization Financing program in September of 08'. Since he joined the program, Jonas Mbwangue has been working hard on sustainable immunization financing initiatives in his three program countri
Devendra Prasad Gnawali is Sabin Vaccine Institute’s Sustainable Immunization Financing program's Senior Program Officer representing Asian countries: Nepal, Sri Lanaka and Cambodia. With a PhD in health economics from Heidelberg University, Germany; an M.Sc.
Helene Mambu-Ma-Disu is the SIF Senior Program Officer for Madagascar, Rwanda and her home country, DR Congo. All three countries are either post conflict or still in conflict, some are doing much better than the others but all three remain donor dependent.
On 29-30 April 2010, a group of parliamentarians and elected mayors (maires) met to discuss immunization financing in Cameroon. Ministry of Health, Finance and Decentralization officials and a visiting delegation from Mali also attended the Sabin-sponsored workshop, w