Systems Strengthening for Effective Coverage of New Vaccines in the Pacific Project: Report and Recommendation of the President | Asian Development Bank

Systems Strengthening for Effective Coverage of New Vaccines in the Pacific Project: Report and Recommendation of the President

Reports and Recommendations of the President | October 2018

The project adopts a regional approach to strengthening critical components of health systems for improved immunization outcomes by using the introduction of three vaccines in four Pacific island countries: Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu. Global evidence demonstrates that immunization is one of the most successful and cost-effective health interventions, and a corner stone of good public health. The project will reduce the burden of disease of pneumonia and diarrhea in children, minimize outbreaks related to vaccine-preventable diseases, decrease the incidence of cervical cancer, integrate immunization programs into broader health systems, and improve equity in access to primary health services.

The report and recommendation of the President to the Board of Directors (RRP) document describes the terms and conditions of a project for consideration and approval by ADB's Board of Directors.

This document dated October 2018 is provided for the ADB project 50282-001.