Journal of Vaccines & Vaccination

Journal of Vaccines & Vaccination
Open Access

ISSN: 2157-7560

Peter Mala

Peter Mala
Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine,
10 Route de la Corniche, 1010 Lausanne
Switzerland

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  • Research
    Matching Grants for New and Underutilized Vaccines in Resource-poor Settings: Determinants of Generation of New Money
    Author(s): Peter MalaPeter Mala

    Introduction: Since the expanded program on immunization (EPI) was introduced in low-income countries in 1974, delivery of vaccines to children in need in these countries has largely depended on donor funding. Gavi introduced co-financing in attempts to address the problem of donor dependency in immunization programs in lowincome countries. This study examines the perception barriers that hinder the generation of a desired increase in domestic revenue allocation for immunization programs of recipient low-income countries. Methods: Document review was conducted for the period 2010 to 2014 in the 4 countries implementing Gavi cofinancing arrangements for at least 4 years. Key informant interviews of 12 participants with a role in immunization planning and budgeting process were conducted in the same 4 countries. Descriptive analysis of quantitati.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2157-7560.1000387

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