This section hosts guidelines, manuals and toolkits to strengthen public health practice.
Continued advocacy efforts can help achieve and maintain vaccination coverage levels, foster community demand, and communicate health gains and benefits achieved. Effective advocacy can increase visibility, help facilitate dialogue and enhance access to information. This chapter lays out a 7-step strategy for advocacy to strengthen routine immunization programs. It concludes that advocacy remains a core component of an immunization program that can help achieve coverage goals, mobilize the community and policy makers towards best immunization practices and support policy change that can lead to long term sustainability. It can be useful for implementers of Immunization programs. Click here to read the chapter.