Tackling Adult Vaccinations within migrant worker communities

Tackling Adult Vaccinations within migrant worker communities

Medical Doctor, National Focus, Middle East. 10+ years of experience across geographic regions

The Scholar identified that there were no national strategies to address adult vaccinations within migrant worker communities, short term visitors who are coming from areas where diseases are endemic. The Scholar identified transformative investment to increase awareness and demand for vaccination within these communities and improve access and infrastructure. She developed and shared policies with stakeholder groups at the local and national level.  She convinced the MOH of the importance of creating a system to provide vaccinations for this vulnerable group and the MOH provided the necessary tools, including financial resources.