Project profile — Improving Child Immunization in Zambia

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Overview

Overview

Improving Child Immunization in Zambia - Overview
CA-3-A035227001
$1,200,000
UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund (XM-DAC-41122)
2011-03-14 - 2013-09-04
Closed
Country / region • Zambia (100.00%)
Sector • Health, General
Medical services (12191) (20.00%)
• Basic Health
Basic health care (12220) (20.00%)
• Basic Health
Infectious disease control (12250) (40.00%)
• Basic Health
Health education (12261) (10.00%)
• Water And Sanitation
Basic sanitation (14032) (10.00%)
Policy marker • Gender equality (significant objective)
• Children's issues (principal objective)
• Youth Issues (significant objective)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
Description and results

Description

The project is increasing the cold chain capacity in Zambia in order to strengthen routine immunization and therefore combat the major disease killers of children. Specifically the project contributes to increasing the national cold chain capacity from 99,420 itres to 196,216 litres, which represents 60% of the national capacity. The CIDA contribution with other donors enables UNICEF to reach this target. This initiative helps Zambia to attract additional roll out of vaccines, including pneumococcal and rotavirus vaccines, from the GAVI Alliance once the cold chain capacity is improved. With this initiative, the 20 districts hardest to reach and worst performing are expected to be adequately covered for child immunization.

Financials

Financials


Original budget $0
Planned Disbursement $0
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Related information

Related information

Improving Child Immunization in Zambia - Related information
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