Since 2003, approximately a third of Mozambican children aged 12-23 months have not been fully immunized against vaccine-preventable diseases. To help reduce the rate of under immunized children, Acasus has been working to improve leadership, management and coordination within the Expanded Programme for Immunization (EPI) in the country.
Today my guest is someone who has joined the Acasus team in Chad in the beginning of 2020 as a Senior Consultant and now leading the team in Chad as a Project Manager. I am pleased to welcome Florian Guiod who is going to share his and his team’s story with us today!
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.
Easter preparations in Ethiopia? Bread pudding in Pakistan? New year's Eve in the Democratic Republic of the Congo? Find out how our diverse team celebrates favorite holidays around Africa, the Middle East and Europe!
What are the challenges for female professionals in different developing countries? Five incredible women working on creating a huge impact in health and education, share stories about their experiences and the situation about gender equality in their societies.
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.