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Publication Date May 1, 2024 Research & Evidence

Developing and Refining the COVID-19 to Routine Immunization Information System Transferability Assessment (CRIISTA) Tool: A Decision Support Tool to Leverage COVID-19 Immunization Information System Investments for Routine Immunization

This study presents a tool, the COVID-19 to Routine Immunization Information System Transferability Assessment, designed to assess the suitability of transferring COVID-19 immunization information systems to routine immunization. It aims to support decision-makers in leveraging investments to strengthen immunization programs and the health information ecosystem, aligning with the Immunization Agenda 2030's vision of vaccine equity.

Publication Date May 1, 2024 Program & Technical Resources

Supply Chain Challenges and Commodity Availability at the Last Mile: Findings from Seven MOMENTUM Integrated Health Resilience Partner Countries

This report explores supply chain challenges in fragile and conflict-affected settings. To create this report, MOMENTUM Integrated Health Resilience staff undertook research to better understand how countries manage commodities at facility and community levels, how those commodities are dispensed and tracked, and what the major bottlenecks are. This report is accompanied by a recommendations document and a sample planning template. Each of these in turn links to several other additional resources.

Publication Date April 1, 2024 Program & Technical Resources

Localization Within MOMENTUM: How Awards are Contributing to USAID’s Vision for Locally Led and Sustainable Solutions

USAID and MOMENTUM partners convened in July 2023 to discuss how the suite of awards are operationalizing localization across their activities to improve maternal, newborn, and child health, nutrition, voluntary family planning, and reproductive health (MNCHN/FP/RH) outcomes. This report summarizes learning shared during the convening series that describes how MOMENTUM is contributing to USAID’s localization agenda.

Publication Date April 1, 2024 Research & Evidence

The Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus (HDPN) and Applications to Family Planning, Reproductive Health, and Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health Interventions in Fragile Settings: A Case Study from South Sudan

Numerous approaches have been developed to define the humanitarian-development nexus and more broadly, the humanitarian-development-peace nexus. This report examines the humanitarian-development nexus and its application to health interventions in South Sudan, specifically family planning, reproductive health, and maternal, newborn, and child health (FP/RH/MNCH), concluding with recommendations for stakeholders related to health services, institutional architecture, leadership, financing, coordination, and localization.

Publication Date April 1, 2024 Research & Evidence

Rapid Assessment of Data Systems for COVID-19 Vaccination in the WHO African Region

The MOMENTUM Routine Immunization Transformation and Equity project collaborated with WHO to develop an article discussing a study done by WHO AFRO between May and July 2022 to identify gaps in COVID-19 vaccine data management in countries in the African region. Published in the Epidemiology and Infection journal by Cambridge University Press this article summarizes the key findings of the assessment and discusses its implications for routine immunization.

Publication Date April 1, 2024 Research & Evidence

Beyond Constructs and Principles: Addressing Gender-Related Barriers to High, Equitable Immunization Coverage

This article was published in the Frontiers in Global Women's Health journal in April 2023. The article discusses how USAID's MOMENTUM Routine Immunization Transformation and Equity project recognized the need to mainstream gender into its global and country level work, incorporating gender considerations into all phases of the program cycle, from assessment to activity design, strategic communications, monitoring, evaluation, and continuous learning. The authors describe approaches the project has applied to build capacity of its own global and country level staff to both recognize the gender dimensions inherent in common obstacles to immunization and ways to address them.

Publication Date April 1, 2024 About MOMENTUM

Strengthening Routine Immunization and Polio Eradication in DRC

This one-pager brief summarizes how MOMENTUM Routine Immunization Transformation and Equity is supporting routine immunization capacity building, gender and equity, partnership strengthening, data quality and management, and polio eradication in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Publication Date April 1, 2024 About MOMENTUM

Strengthening COVID-19 Vaccination in DRC

This brief one-pager summarizes how MOMENTUM Routine Immunization Transformation and Equity supported COVID-19 vaccination planning and coordination, demand generation and community engagement, data quality and management, service delivery, and integration into routine immunization health services in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Publication Date April 1, 2024 Program & Technical Resources

COVID-19 Vaccination Integration Assessment: Ethiopia Case Study

As many countries transition away from the emergency phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, they must consider the long-term plans and future sustainability of COVID-19 vaccination. The USAID-funded MOMENTUM Routine Immunization Transformation and Equity and Health Systems Strengthening Accelerator projects conducted a qualitative assessment in eight countries on the status and plans for COVID-19 vaccination integration into routine immunization and primary health care, and the health system more broadly. This report summarizes findings and lessons learned from key informant interviews and focus group discussions conducted with stakeholders involved in implementing integration activities at national and sub-national levels in Ethiopia.

Publication Date March 1, 2024 Program & Technical Resources

Health in Fragile Settings: A Health-Sensitive Conceptual Model of Fragility

This brief presents a health-sensitive conceptual model and typology of fragility, with the aim of improving MOMENTUM’s understanding of fragility and how it impacts health and, in turn, strengthens health programming. The conceptual model and typology proposed here are intended as internal guidance for USAID and USAID partnerships/projects and are designed to inform fragility assessments and contextual analysis as well as monitoring, evaluation, & learning approaches, conflict sensitivity, and exit strategies.

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