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Introduction to Fundamentals of Planning and Management: Setting the Program Up for Success

In this video, Eric Mafuta introduces the complex and fascinating process of planning and management of the polio eradication initiative. (Step 2.2)
Welcome to this section on fundamental of planning and management related to the polio initiative. I will talk about planning a management in polio program. What you have to know is that the polio eradication initiative is probably the program that contributes tremendously to the planning and management advances in health activities. The use of planning and management process is fascinating. Understanding how the polio program uses planning and management can be very useful and think about how to use money management to carry out other health activities. The objective of the vaccination program is to deliver the correct amount of vaccine to every child, in the correct place, at the correct time, given correctly at the correct temperature.
Such a program require detail and accurate planning and management of financial, technical, human resources, logistic, finance, and order. In 2015, eight Western African country undertook to undergo of connecting cross-border synchronize national immunization day. This slide provide you a glance and overview of the resources that were involve. You have more than 8,000 vehicle, eighteen 1,000 volunteer, and more than 3 million dose of vaccine. In this lecture, I will introduce you to three main concept. Micro planning, management, and monitoring and evaluation.

Eric Mafuta, MD, MPH, PhD School of Public Health, University of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

In this video, Dr. Mafuta introduces us to the complex and fascinating process of planning and management of the polio eradication initiative, requiring detailed and accurate planning of financial, technical, and human resources.

As you watch the video, think about what other contexts or programs the lessons highlighted here might apply to?

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