Lora Shimp | Senior Technical Officer - Immunization
John Snow Inc

Lora Shimp, Senior Technical Officer - Immunization, John Snow Inc

Lora Shimp serves as the Technical Director for John Snow, Inc's (JSI) Immunization Center, based in the Washington, DC area and supporting global initiatives and countries around the world. Since the early 1990s, Ms Shimp has provided expertise in international development and maternal and child health (with a particular focus on immunization), through projects and interventions funded by USAID, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, GAVI, and Peace Corps.  She has worked at JSI for over 23 years, as a senior immunization technical expert and specialist in communication and behavior change, providing technical support in close collaboration with MOH/EPIs, UN organizations, and other partners. Her expertise includes immunization service delivery and equity, district and facility support through 'reaching every district/community' and other approaches, data quality and use, financing and planning, communications, community partnerships, new vaccine introduction and disease specific interventions - in African countries (Madagascar, DR Congo, Kenya, Tanzania, Ghana, Senegal, Nigeria, Cameroon and others), India, Nepal, the Central Asian Republics and Ukraine.


Day 3, April 9 @ 11:30

Panel: How can industry work with vaccine non-profits to improve last mile delivery?

  • What are the main challenges faced?
  • What should industry consider to better suit our needs?
    • Temperature stable vaccines, other considerations for products on the market
  • Case studies of what works / doesn’t work for current products
last published: 05/Mar/20 10:35 GMT

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