Technical Assistance to Niger's Immunization Department

Country: Niger

Client(s): Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance

Service: Technical Assistance

Technical Expertise: Immunization


Through funding from Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, JSI provides technical assistance to the Government of Niger's Immunization Department (DI in French) to support and strengthen immunization program activities and supply chain management. JSI has been supporting the Republic of Niger's priority activities since 2013, in response to technical assistance needs identified by the MOH and partners. JSI support to the Niger DI includes:

  • Strengthening immunization supply chain and management capacity
  • Assisting with updating national immunization goals and their alignment with international and global standards, objectives and recommendations
  • Planning, applying for, monitoring, and reporting on immunization and health system assistance, such as grants for cold chain equipment, vaccine introductions, and engagement with civil society
  • Capacity building and competency transfer with roles, responsibilities, and essential activities for a range of immunization-related activities, including (among others) training, supportive supervision, membership in committees and governing bodies, and data management
  • Ensuring coordination with national agencies and partners involved with immunization and vaccination
  • Coordinating and participating in meetings, training sessions, and supportive supervision visits

For more information on JSI's support to Niger, please see Improving Routine Immunization in Niger.

 

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