Solve your global health training challenges with precise, targeted solutions.

Immunization Academy offers engaging and effective training solutions with a team of learning experts ready to support the needs of healthcare professionals and systems.  We deliver impact and enable continuous performance improvement.

  • 150+ short videos that teach critical immunization skills.

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  • Online courses to help you master any immunization skill

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  • Online tests to help identify your strengths and weaknesses

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Our Mission

Immunization Academy was built to improve the health of caregivers and children by giving health workers access to high-quality educational resources whenever and wherever they need them.

Whom we help

  • Healthcare Professionals

    Immunization Academy provides assessment, training, and reinforcement in key areas for healthcare professionals. The Immunization Academy tools directly train healthcare workers to improve primary care.

  • Public Health Officials

    Public health officials and others who manage healthcare workers can use Immunization Academy to develop their own coaching and mentoring skills, while also assigning trainings from the tools to health workers.

  • National Health Ministries

    Immunization Academy engages with national health ministries to discover gaps and create programs to address those gaps. The videos and trainings within Immunization Academy can be assigned to managers and health workers in nationwide programs to improve healthcare.

  • Partner Organizations

    Immunization Academy partners with organizations to create new content, deliver impactful training solutions to support project goals, and provide strategic advising.

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How we help

  • Find knowledge gaps

    IA Score is a tool that helps healthcare professionals determine what they need to know. It is an online assessment tool that enables healthcare professionals to take short tests to identify skill and knowledge gaps, then remedy those gaps with individualized learning plans.

  • Build fundamental skills

    To build essential immunization skills, healthcare workers can turn to IA Learn. IA Learn is a learning platform that offers opportunities for in-depth study and certification in key immunization topics.

  • Refresh & reinforce skills

    Finally, IA Watch helps healthcare professionals reinforce and refresh the skills they have learned. IA Watch is a website with short videos to quickly learn hands-on immunization skills from your phone or laptop.

The Immunization Academy tools are all completely online, self-paced, and free.

IA Watch is available in English, French, Hausa, and Kiswahili, and the other Immunization Academy tools will soon be available in multiple languages as well.

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How it is being used

  • For independent learning

    Health workers and health managers alike use Immunization Academy to learn new knowledge and skills in their spare time, from the comfort of their own workspaces.

  • To aid supportive supervision

    Health managers are using Immunization Academy videos during supportive supervisory visits to help communicate critical skills to workers in the clinics.

  • To complement training workshops

    Health managers are bringing Immunization Academy videos into workshops and quarterly review meetings to help communicate important concepts in a consistent and technically accurate way.

Learn more about how Immunization Academy worked with Nigeria to assess and address knowledge gaps.

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Successes we have had

  • 700,000+

    health professionals use the Immunization Academy

  • 190+

    countries are represented across our users

  • 5,000+

    members of the IA WhatsApp group

  • 1.8 million+

    video views of Immunization Academy videos

Learn how health professional knowledge increases by 25% with IA Watch.

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What people are saying

  • “The content is an inspiring source of training and support for myself and my staff at all levels.”

    User in Djibouti

  • “The app is very useful. I use it when I am supervising to explain issues to the frontline workers and even share with those that have smartphones. It enhances their understanding.”

    Survey Feedback

  • “This is indeed a very good avenue for filling the knowledge capacity gap of many service providers. We will continue to do that considering its importance in improving the well being of humanity.”

    User in Nigeria

Who is behind the Immunization Academy?

The Immunization Academy is created and managed by Bull City Learning with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Based in Durham, North Carolina, USA, BCL has been providing innovative learning programs to the global health community for 7 years. We are experts in learning psychology and instructional design and are dedicated to creating solutions that are user-centered.

Partners we work with

  • World Health Organization
  • WHO African Region

How to reach us