Month: August 2021

COVER Project

The John Hopkins International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC), in partnership with Direct Consulting and Logistics (DCL), Women Advocates for Vaccine Access (WAVA) and Vaccine Network for Disease Control (VNDC) embarked on a COVID-19 Vaccine Ethics Research (COVER) in February 2021. The COVER project is a mixed-methods study using qualitative and quantitative approaches to better understand …

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ACHIEVE Project

Vaccine Network for Disease Control has received support from the Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria (IHVN) from 2017-2019 to implement community-based activities for Achieving Control of HIV/AIDS Epidemic through Evidence (ACHIEVE) Project. The ACHIEVE Project is funded by the US Government President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the Center for Disease Control (CDC). …

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Life Skills and Empowerment Intervention for Adolescent Girls and Young Women

Vaccine Network for Disease Control identified over 400 out-of-school adolescent girls and young women in ten communities in the Federal Capital Territory, and five communities in Delta state, who were sensitized on the importance of acquiring skills and engaging in lucrative economic activities. These young girls and women were empowered, through the establishment of young …

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Women of Influence Creating Demand for Vaccines

In 2017, Vaccine Network for Disease Control launched her Women of Influence; an initiative to address the issues of low immunization coverage in Nigeria, non inclusion of women in immunization programs (especially as they are the caregivers) and isolation of immunization programs from other community-based interventions. We considered women to be direct factors of immunization …

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Covid 19 Response in Communities of The FCT , Delta, Imo, and Anambra

The impact of the COVID-19 outbreak is in global proportions. It has widened the pool of indigents; throwing more people below the poverty line and deepening those already poor into abject poverty. The Vaccine Network for Disease Control in collaboration with the Social Development Secretariat of the FCT and other partners shared palliatives to caregivers, …

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School Enrolment, Re-enrolment and Retention.

To curb the rate of secondary school drop-out in girls due to limited or lack of funds, adolescent girls were supported into secondary school from primary school in the FCT and Delta State. Our school retention program leverages on block granting with public schools in order to secure quality education for adolescent girls. Since 2018, …

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