Canadian International Immunization Initiative for Haiti (CIII2 - Haiti)

Increasing immunization coverage is part of the Fourth Millennium Development Goal, and an essential step toward reducing child mortality. According to the report, Child Alert : Haiti (UNICEF 2006), low immunization coverage is a major factor in infant mortality in that country. For example, only 50% of children under one year of age are vaccinated against measles, compared to over 90% in Latin America and 66% in sub-Saharan Africa. The Canadian International Immunization Initiative for Haiti (CIII2) aims to expand and intensify immunization worldwide and includes a research component added in 2003 (see project 102172).

This grant will support a competitive process to identify and fund the most relevant and scientifically sound operational research projects in the field of immunization in Haiti. Grants will be awarded preferably to teams of collaborating Haitian and Canadian researchers.

Project ID

105521

Project status

Closed

Start Date

Monday, March 2, 2009

End Date

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Duration

49 months

IDRC Officer

Larocque, Renee

Total funding

CA$ 959,091

Countries

Haiti, North and Central America, South America

Program

Maternal and Child Health

Project Leader

Jeannot François

Project Leader

Eddy Jean Baptiste

Institution

Association de santé publique d'Haiti

Institution Country

Haiti

Institution

Recipient(s) to be Determined -- Holding Tank

Institution Country

Canada

Project Leader

James Chauvin

Institution

Canadian Public Health Association

Institution Country

Canada

Institution Website

http://www.cpha.ca

Project Leader

Cayemittes, Michel

Institution

Institut haitien de l'enfance

Institution Country

Haiti

Project Leader

Janet Hatcher Roberts

Institution

Canadian Society for International Health

Institution Country

Canada

Institution Website

http://www.csih.org

Project Leader

Jean William Pape

Project Leader

Jean William Pape

Institution

Centres GHESKIO

Institution Country

Haiti

Institution Website

http://www.gheskio.org

Project Leader

Agabus Joseph

Project Leader

Agabus, Joseph

Institution

Groupe Santé Plus S.A.

Institution Country

Haiti