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“Drivers of routine immunization coverage improvement in Africa: Findings from district case studies”

Monday, 10th of September 2018 Print

“Drivers of routine immunization coverage improvement in Africa: Findings from district case studies”

Please find below the weblink to this frequently cited study, co-authored by writers from John Snow International and George Washington University.



Below, a list, with weblinks, of some articles citing the original study.

Good reading.


Understanding why child welfare clinic attendance and growth of children in the nutrition surveillance programme is below target: lessons learnt from a mixed methods study in Ghana

Faith Agbozo, Esi Colecraft, Albrecht Jahn, Timothy Guetterman

BMC Nurs. 2018; 17: 25. Published online 2018 Jun 19. doi: 10.1186/s12912-018-0294-y




“We All Work Together to Vaccinate the Child”: A Formative Evaluation of a Community-Engagement Strategy Aimed at Closing the Immunization Gap in North-West Ethiopia

Tracey Chantler, Emilie Karafillakis, Samuel Wodajo, Shiferaw Dechasa Demissie, Bersabeh Sile, Siraj Mohammed, Comfort Olorunsaiye, Justine Landegger, Heidi J. Larson

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Apr; 15(4): 667. Published online 2018 Apr 3. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15040667




Factors and misperceptions of routine childhood immunization service uptake in Ethiopia: findings from a nationwide qualitative study

Tefera Tadesse, Kinde Getachew, Tersit Assefa, Yohannes Ababu, Tesfaye Simireta, Zewdie Birhanu, Yohannes Hailemichael

Pan Afr Med J. 2017; 28: 290. Published online 2017 Dec 5. doi: 10.11604/pamj.2017.28.290.14133




Enhancing Workforce Capacity to Improve Vaccination Data Quality, Uganda

Kirsten Ward, Kevin Mugenyi, Amalia Benke, Henry Luzze, Carol Kyozira, Ampeire Immaculate, Patricia Tanifum, Annet Kisakye, Peter Bloland, Adam MacNeil

Emerg Infect Dis. 2017 Dec; 23(Suppl 1): S85–S93. doi: 10.3201/eid2313.170627




Global Routine Vaccination Coverage, 2016

Leora R. Feldstein, Stephanie Mariat, Marta Gacic-Dobo, Mamadou S. Diallo, Laura M. Conklin, Aaron S. Wallace

MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2017 Nov 17; 66(45): 1252–1255. Published online 2017 Nov 17. doi: 10.15585/mmwr.mm6645a3



Determinants of effective vaccine coverage in low and middle-income countries: a systematic review and interpretive synthesis

David E. Phillips, Joseph L. Dieleman, Stephen S. Lim, Jessica Shearer

BMC Health Serv Res. 2017; 17: 681. Published online 2017 Sep 26. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2626-0




Immunization review meetings: “Low Hanging Fruit” for capacity building and data quality improvement?

Lora Shimp, Nassor Mohammed, Lisa Oot, Evans Mokaya, Timothy Kiyemba, Gerald Ssekitto, Adriana Alminana

Pan Afr Med J. 2017; 27(Suppl 3): 21. Published online 2017 Jun 22. doi: 10.11604/pamj.supp.2017.27.3.11516



Challenges of immunization in the African Region

Richard Mihigo, Joseph Okeibunor, Blanche Anya, Pascal Mkanda, Felicitas Zawaira

Pan Afr Med J. 2017; 27(Suppl 3): 12. Published online 2017 Jun 21. doi: 10.11604/pamj.supp.2017.27.3.12127



Implementing revised RED approaches to immunize in an evolving African landscape

Craig Alexander Burgess

Pan Afr Med J. 2017; 27(Suppl 3): 2. Published online 2017 Jun 21. doi: 10.11604/pamj.supp.2017.27.3.11627




The comprehensive “Communicate to Vaccinate” taxonomy of communication interventions for childhood vaccination in routine and campaign contexts

Jessica Kaufman, Heather Ames, Xavier Bosch-Capblanch, Yuri Cartier, Julie Cliff, Claire Glenton, Simon Lewin, Artur Manuel Muloliwa, Afiong Oku, Angela Oyo-Ita, Gabriel Rada, Sophie Hill

BMC Public Health. 2017; 17: 423. Published online 2017 May 10. doi: 10.1186/s12889-017-4320-x





Offre des services de vaccination en milieu urbain, au Cameroun: étude de cas du District de Santé de Djoungolo

Armelle Viviane Ngomba, Basile Kollo, André Fouda Bita, Fabrice Nembot Djouma, Jean Marie Edengue, Marie Josée Elongue, Dieudonné Adiogo

Pan Afr Med J. 2016; 25: 213. French. Publication en ligne 2016 déc. 6. DOI : 10.11604/pamj.2016.25.213.8803


Abstract in English


Microneedle patches for vaccination in developing countries

Jaya Arya, Mark R. Prausnitz

J Control Release. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2017 Oct 28.

Published in final edited form as: J Control Release. 2016 Oct 28; 240: 135–141. Published online 2015 Nov 18. doi: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2015.11.019




The gas cylinder, the motorcycle and the village health team member: a proof-of-concept study for the use of the Microsystems Quality Improvement Approach to strengthen the routine immunization system in Uganda

Dorothy A Bazos, Lea R Ayers LaFave, Gautham Suresh, Kevin C Shannon, Fred Nuwaha, Mark E Splaine

Implement Sci. 2015; 10: 30. Published online 2015 Mar 8. doi: 10.1186/s13012-015-0215-3