This is a curated collection of tools and materials that can guide and provide examples on how to understand, track, address COVID-19 integration into existing services and systems.

June 6, 2023

Rapid Review: COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Service Delivery and Integration

Reports and Studies

A systematic review of COVID-19 vaccine roll-out experiences and lessons learned is being undertaken by the World Health Organization, MOMENTUM Country and Global Leadership, and COVID GAP to produce learnings for program audiences at all levels. This slide deck is the first in a series of multiple rapid review products, highlighting learning, best practices, and recommendations for one of the eight selected themes.

May 19, 2023

Leveraging community-based HIV services to reach female sex workers with the COVID-19 vaccine in Ruvuma, Tanzania

Reports and Studies

With support from the U.S. Agency for International Development, EpiC is now leveraging its existing HIV service provision structures and personnel such as peer educators, peer navigators, community leadership, peer referrals, KP-friendly health care workers (HCWs), and education and outreach systems to optimize access to COVID-19 vaccines among Female Sex Workers (FSWs) in five of the project’s regions, including Ruvuma.

May 15, 2023

Country experiences with COVID-19 vaccination: Mainstreaming & integration with immunization programme services and PHC

Reports and Studies

Presentation with country examples of good practices and innovation to mainstream/integrate COVID-19 vaccination in the main critical areas of vaccination.

May 8, 2023

Primer on Digital Solutions for COVID-19 Vaccination Service Delivery

PresentationReports and Studies

A multi-agency initiative co-led by UNICEF and the World Health Organization, DICE provides coordinated technical assistance to national governments and partners on digital health interventions that address health priorities in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as post-pandemic health system needs.

May 4, 2023

Case Study: Niger | How the COVID-19 Response Is Strengthening the Cold Chain

Reports and Studies

This case study illustrates how the MOMENTUM Routine Immunization Transformation and Equity project is supporting Niger in strengthening the cold chain not only for the immediate need for the COVID-19 vaccine, but also for long-term immunization support.

April 27, 2023

Leveraging PHC for COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

Technical Briefs

As people’s first and most trusted point of contact with the health care system, Primary Health Care (PHC) has a vital role to play in vaccination efforts. This document takes global guidance and best practices as a starting point to suggest actionable ways in which PHC can be leveraged for COVID-19 vaccination.

Ensuring COVID-19 Vaccination for People Living with HIV and Key Populations

Clinical/Technical GuidanceTechnical Briefs

This technical guide is intended to support COVID-19 vaccination programs to ensure adequate COVID-19 vaccine coverage among those most vulnerable to and living with HIV.

April 20, 2023

Considerations for Integrating COVID-19 Vaccination into Immunization Programmes and Primary Health Care for 2022 and beyond

Reports and Studies

This document lays out key programmatic considerations essential for moving from mass campaigns for COVID-19 vaccination to integrating COVID-19 vaccination into immunization programmes, PHC and other relevant health services for 2022 and beyond.

March 24, 2023

Clinical features of COVID-19 for integration of COVID-19 into influenza surveillance: A systematic review

Reports and Studies

This review aims to assess whether the common clinical features of COVID-19 have changed to the point that the criteria used to identify both COVID-19 and influenza in surveillance programs needs to be altered.

March 15, 2023

Continuity of essential health services in Kenya, Malawi and Mozambique

Reports and Studies

This series of cross-sectional studies explores the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on demand- and supply-side factors affecting maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) service utilization in Kenya, Malawi and Mozambique.

February 3, 2023

How South Africa is integrating COVID

News and UpdatesReports and Studies

South Africa’s National Department of Health has published new guidelines for the care of mothers and newborns in the context of the ever-present threat of COVID-19. The guidelines incorporate new scientific and operational evidence. The aim is to ensure that clinical care for mothers, babies and children during the pandemic remains relevant, practical and evidence-based.

WHO and UNICEF Lay Out Considerations for COVID Vaccine Integration

Reports and Studies

The World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF are developing a document outlining considerations for incorporating COVID-19 vaccination into national immunization programs and primary care.

February 2, 2023

Malaria and COVID-19 Television Spot – Kenya


Breakthrough ACTION worked with the Kenyan Division of the National Malaria Programme to develop this spot that promotes malaria prevention, testing, and treatment.

The spot also reassures audiences that it is safe to go to the health facility during the COVID-19 pandemic thanks to safety precautions put in place. The spot has been broadcast regularly on four of the leading local TV stations in Kenya starting in January 2021.

January 26, 2023

Key Considerations for Integrating COVID-19 Vaccination Services: Insights from Iraq and Syria for the MENA Region

Reports and Studies

This brief draws on evidence from academic and grey literature and consultations with partners working in the COVID-19 response to review current integration efforts (as of August 2022) and explore potentially effective ways to integrate COVID-19 vaccination into other services in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.