One of the strengths of the Global Mass Vaccination Site Collaborative has been the presentations by organizations and individuals from all over the world about their approaches to setting up and running COVID-19 vaccination sites. On Nov. 19 and Dec. 17, 2021, VillageReach, whose mission is to transform health care delivery to reach everyone, shared… Continue reading From Seattle to Kinshasa: VillageReach Tailors COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Efforts
The communication to Ariadne Labs from Nobhojit Roy, Chief of Surgery at BARC Hospital in Mumbai, India, was blunt and heartbreaking: What would really benefit us is how to cope with burnout and fatigue for my frontline COVID warriors. They have been at it for days on end. Senior critical care physicians who have spent… Continue reading Supporting the Mental Health of Those on the COVID-19 Frontlines
Johanna Brait is an intern at Ariadne Labs working with the Global Mass Vaccination Site Collaborative. Johanna is a senior at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, where she is pursuing a degree in Spanish and health studies and co-hosts a weekly talk and entertainment radio broadcast on WCHC 88.1 FM. She has volunteered with… Continue reading Johanna Brait
Dr. Eric Goralnick in the New York Times on the return of mass vaccination sites.
In April 2021, just months after COVID-19 vaccines received emergency use authorization, Ariadne Labs and partners launched a major effort to get shots in arms – as many as possible, as quickly as possible. The founding premise of the Global Mass Vaccination Site Collaborative was that by exchanging information, techniques, and insights, those on the… Continue reading Ariadne Labs’ Global Mass Vaccination Collaborative: A Q&A with Eric Goralnick and Margaret Ben-Or
The joyous dance of samba plays a prominent role in Brazilian culture. Now samba schools are playing a vital role in ensuring Brazilians are protected against the COVID-19 virus. Rio de Janeiro samba schools have been used as walk-up vaccination sites by Community Organized Relief Effort (CORE) and its Brazilian partners as part of a… Continue reading The Brazilian Experience with Mass Vaccination Efforts
The push to vaccinate the world against COVID-19 is just the latest wrinkle in the global effort to bring the pandemic to an end. Since 2013, the initiative now known as Boost (formerly called the International Association of Immunization Managers) run by the Sabin Vaccine Institute, has been working to empower immunization professionals in their careers and their… Continue reading Boost and the Effort to Support Vaccinators Around the World