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Innovative Staff Training, Continuous Learning Critical To Improving Vaccine Delivery, Child Health

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: Teach to Reach: A Story of Immunization Training
Molly Abbruzzese, senior program officer on the vaccine delivery and Ethiopia health teams at the Gates Foundation, and Amanda Shortell, associate program officer on the vaccine delivery team at the Gates Foundation, discuss the importance of training and fostering continuous learning for immunization staff in order to improve child health. They highlight the 2015 Teach to Reach Summit, which “brought development practitioners together with learning scientists to begin the discussion on the ‘art of the possible,’ thinking through how we could approach training differently…” (2/16).

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