GAVI estimates that in the countries it supports, one in five children ‘drop out’ of the schedule between their first and third dose of DPT, while 10 million children do not receive a single dose of DPT at all.
Logistics in developing countries are often perceived as insolvable nightmares: structural barriers such as vast territories, limited infrastructure and hot climates often come with inadequate processes. Implementing simplified routines and ensuring continuous improvement through the use of basic digital tools can help increase traceability, accountability and efficiency.
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Many reform efforts continue the status quo or apply radical solutions to common problems. In our experience the best approach is far simpler - understand what’s already working and use those insights to improve the system.
In North West Pakistan Acasus has been supporting the government to rapidly increase the utilization of recently upgraded public health services. Four strategies in combination are achieving strong results.