Twenty-two participants from Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Somalia and Uganda graduated from the Expanded Programme on Immunization Leadership and Management Programme (EPI LAMP), a 9-month certiﬁcate program offered by Yale’s Global Health Leadership Initiative (GHLI) in partnership with the University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) and PATH. These Ministry of Health ofﬁcials are the fourth cohort to graduate from the program, which has been adapted for fully virtual delivery in the context of COVID-19.
The virtual celebration brought together family and friends of the graduates, Ministry of Health officials, and development partner representatives. In the opening remarks, Dr. Ranjana Kumar, Head of Health Systems Planning, Management and Performance at Gavi, highlighted the delegate’s achievements over the last 9 months: “You worked long hours in the middle of the pandemic, even as countries are so busy dealing with the pandemic. It was your thirst for knowledge and professional growth that kept you in this.”
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