As part of efforts through ICAN to standardize campaign costing, the team at Thinkwell has released a (i) A set of decisions or commitments to pursue courses of action aimed at achieving defined goals for improving health, stating or brief with findings from three costing studies of immunization campaigns conducted in India, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone. Two of these campaigns were integrated (more than one intervention was delivered), a mode of delivery that is more of a priority than ever due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, evidence is lacking on how The sharing of all or specific campaign components or functions by a specific program addressing a disease or health need with the affects delivery cost.
The policy brief presents the findings from costing studies of three campaigns:
- Measles-rubella catch-up campaign in India
- Yellow Fever campaigns in three states in Nigeria (Anambra, Katsina, and Rivers), co-delivered with meningitis A vaccine in Anambra
- Measles-rubella catch-up campaign in Sierra Leone that was co-delivered with oral polio vaccine nationwide, and vitamin A and deworming tablets in half of the country
Learn more and download the policy brief here.