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Implementing immunization programs: COVID-19 vaccine in Ghana


About This Course

What you'll learn

  • In this mini-MOOC, you will learn the intricacies of planning, distribution, communication, and monitoring for successful nationwide vaccine campaigns, using the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Ghana as a real-world example.
  • This informaiton will help you gain valuable insights to contribute effectively to implementation research teams.


A general knowledge of public issues in your country may be an advantage.

Course Staff

Your instructors for this course join us from the TDR-supported Regional Training Center for the African Region, located within the School of Public Health at the University of Ghana. You will also hear from immunization program staff and program managers involved in initial implementation and scale-up of the COVID-19 vaccine in Ghana.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does this MOOC session deliver a certificate or do I get academic credits?

Currently, this course does not offer a certificate or academic credit.

Is this TDR MOOC session free?

The MOOC is completely free. You can also leave the MOOC at any time without penalty.

How long does it take to complete this course?

This mini-MOOC consists of four seporate sections, each with short vidoes and written text. The course is self-paced, meaning you can go through the content as quickly or as slowly as you would like. We estimate you will need 2 to 4 hours to complete the full course, with some participants needing more time and some participants needing less time.

Is the mini-MOOC taught live? Do I need to connect in at a specific time or can I participate when it is convenient for me?

This course is not live-streamed. Participants do not need to log in at specific times of day to participate and watch the videos, which means that you can take the MOOC in a way that is convenient for you.

Are there tests, where and how do I take them? How can I find out the course schedule and how much work the MOOC will be?

There is quiz at the end of the course, composed of multiple choice and true/false questions. The quiz is for you to assess your own understanding of the course content and is not graded.

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