CHAN TRAINING ON IMMUNIZATION

CHAN TRAINING ON IMMUNIZATION SERVICE DELIVERY AND ZERO DOSE REDUCTION IN FRAGILE SETTINGS

CHAN, in collaboration with ACHAP, through World Vision as the principal recipient of a grant from Gavi 5.0 will be implementing a 3-year (2022 -2025) immunization project: “Reaching and Adapting Immunization Services effectively to reach Zero-Dose Children (ZDC) in the Sahel (RAISE Gavi 5.0) RAISE 4 Sahel – Nigeria”. The goal of the project is to “Reach Zero-Dose Children with immunization services in selected countries in fragile and conflict settings.To equip CHAN Team to carry out the task of reducing 15% zero-dose children in fragile and conflict settings (FCSs), in the next year; National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), through National Emergency Routine Immunization Coordination Centre (NERICC), trained CHAN Program Management Unit (PMU), representatives of some high burden zero-dose LGAs and Faith-based organizations for five days in Abuja-Nigeria.

TRAINING ON IMMUNIZATION SERVICE DELIVERY AND ZERO DOSE REDUCTION IN FRAGILE SETTINGS

Dr. Rufai Garba Ahmed-DPM NERICC-In his opening remark, encouraged the team to pay close attention to all the presentations and reminded the participants that the government of Nigeria and its Funders have high expectations of CHAN, based on success in previous projects.

Dr. Rufai Garba Ahmed addressing participants in the training

Dr. Rufai Garba Ahmed-DPM NERICC-In his opening remark, encouraged the team to pay close attention to all the presentations and reminded the participants that the government of Nigeria and its Funders have high expectations of CHAN, based on success in previous projects.

Presentations were made on several aspects of routine immunization by different facilitators. There were breakout sessions for group work using case studies with all the participants fully engaged. CHAN will be working in six selected States across 29 LGAs to reduce the over 2.4 million zero-dose children in Nigeria. Mr. Mike Idah, CHAN Secretary General (SG), appreciated the NERICC Team for taking out time to train CHAN Team and urged participants to step down the knowledge gained in their respective health facilities and LGAs. Analysis of the percentage of knowledge gained after the training showed that training was a success.

Group work, discussions with Case Studies on EPI Targeted Diseases during breakout sessions