Life-course immunisation is one of the most cost-effective public health interventions, which helps to keep populations healthy and productive by mitigating health complications, no matter how old they are. While there are clear health and economic benefits, the vaccine uptake rates among the elderly in Southeast Asia remain far below the 75% target set by the World Health Organization. Challenges remain to implement a successful elderly immunisation programme, including political will, reimbursement and access.

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Objectives of ideation initiative: 

Encourage understanding on the value of life-course immunisation, especially for the elderly population in Southeast Asia and drives real-world health economics solutions.

Nurture the next generation of healthcare talent to solve the critical gaps in healthcare – in this case, to make the case for increased investment towards life-course immunisation and to propose innovative healthcare financing models that can be utilised to expand immunisation programmes to include the elderly population.

Key Dates

Registration for launch webinar

By 25 Sep 2023

Launch webinar

Introduction and kick-off of initiative
Discussion and Q&A with key stakeholders

26 Sep 2023, Tuesday
10.00 – 11.30 AM (SGT)
Via Zoom

Registration opens for submission

Registration is now closed

Submission deadline

Submissions are now closed

Closing webinar

Announcement and presentation of best submission

05 Dec 2023, Tuesday
4-5 pm (GMT +8)
Via Zoom


Launch webinar

Best Submission Webinar

This initiative is organised by the Asian Development Bank’s Southeast Asia Development Solutions (SEADS) and EU-ASEAN Business Council (EU-ABC), supported by Sanofi.