Managing safe, equitable, and effective COVID-19 vaccination


Managing safe, equitable, and effective COVID-19 vaccination

24 February 2021

The 13th Policy Actions for COVID-19 Economic Recovery (PACER) Dialogue on “Managing safe, equitable, and effective COVID-19 vaccination" featured COVID-19 vaccines development and distribution, reliable supply, financing options, and policy actions for effective vaccination. Over 90 government officials from Southeast Asia and the People’s Republic of China and development partners participated in the Dialogue, sharing experiences and lessons on COVID-19 vaccine distribution policies and strategies. 

The 13th session of the PACER Dialogues aimed to:

  • promote a better understanding of recent COVID-19 global vaccine development and access strategies available for developing countries; 
  • share knowledge, experience, and lessons on large scale COVID-19 vaccines distribution; and
  • provide a platform for policy makers, development planners, and health practitioners to share knowledge and experience, and collaboratively learn from each other.
Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
24 Feb 2021 13th PACER Dialogue – Overview and Objectives Ramesh Subramaniam Director General, Southeast Asia Department, Asian Development Bank (ADB)
24 Feb 2021 Session 1: COVID-19 Vaccines: State of Play and Regional Approach COVID-19 vaccines update
Presentation on the global situation and current updates of COVID-19 vaccines development, access, and distribution.
Jerome Kim
24 Feb 2021 Session 2: Supplying Safe and Effective COVID-19 Vaccines Supplying Safe and Effective COVID-19 Vaccines
Presentation on fast-tracking development, innovations, and reliable supply of safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines.
Teodoro B. Padilla
24 Feb 2021 Session 3: Enhancing COVID-19 Vaccine Access and Delivery Rolling Out the COVID COVID-19 Vaccines
Presentation on lessons, insights, and perspectives on enhancing large scale vaccine distribution amid COVID-19 based on the experience of Asian Development...
Eduardo Banzon
24 Feb 2021 Open Discussion and Questions Ramesh Subramaniam (Moderator)
24 Feb 2021 Synthesis and Summary Ramesh Subramaniam, Director General, SERD, ADB


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