At the First Annual Meeting, Kris Saarlas, Director of the Health CampaignTime-bound, intermittent activities which are deployed to address specific epidemiologic challenges, expediently fill delivery gaps, or provide surge coverage for health interventions. EffectivenessThe ability of a campaign to achieve specific objectives related to coverage, equity, efficiency and impact. Coalition, kicked off the event with an opening plenary. The session presented the case for action, detailing the significant overlaps in previous campaigns around the world.
“In countries where multiple campaigns are planned, there can be overlap of timing and target population, but limited communication or collaborationCollaboration involves the sharing of specific campaign components between vertical health programs and can be thought of as collaborative delivery or partial between the campaign planners,” Saarlas said. “This has resulted in operational inefficiencies that have strained our health system, burdened community health workers, and challenged our ability to meet health goals.”
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