BLN Webinar: Lessons from the Landscape Analysis of Electronic Immunization Registries

Aug 21, 2020


The BID Learning Network (BLN) invites you to watch a webinar titled “Lessons from the Landscape Analysis of Electronic Immunization Registries,” with Jennifer Pancholi, senior manager for Digital Solutions at VillageReach.

In 2019, VillageReach launched a landscape analysis about the implementation of electronic immunization registries (EIRs) in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). During this webinar the presenter will discuss the findings of the analysis which revealed valuable insights for deployment of EIRs around four broad areas relating to sustainability, functional requirements, promising practices for deployment, and improving immunization coverage. The speaker will share the existing knowledge gaps that were identified and provide further direction for enhancing the usefulness and value of EIRs. For more information on the EIR landscape analysis report please visit the VillageReach website.

This webinar will be of interest to data management specialists, EPI managers, health management information system (HMIS) specialists, and other health care specialists committed to improving data collection, quality, and use across health systems.

If you missed the virtual event, you can now watch the webinar online below.


Jennifer Pancholi

Jennifer Pancholi has a background in health care policy, research, and data analytics. Her career spans domestic and global health care, including service delivery innovation, evaluation as well as addressing health disparities in underserved communities. Jennifer currently serves as senior manager for Digital Solutions at VillageReach where her work focuses on developing partnerships and solutions to improve the use of digital health records, including electronic immunization registries, across VillageReach’s work with core and partner countries. She also develops collaborations with private sector partners to contextualize predictive analytics and advance health outcomes in LMICs. Jennifer holds a master’s in public health and a master’s in international development from George Washington University.

Catherine Muyawala

Catherine Muyawala, the BLN community coordinator, is a knowledge management specialist with more than 20 years of experience in information management including coordinating communities of practice. She has held various knowledge management related portfolios in diverse sectors, including public health. Catherine holds a BA in Library and Information Science and a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA).

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