Demand for Routine Immunization Tools 

An Introduction to Tools

What are tools?

The below “tools” provide processes and activities to consider as you step through the human-centered approach. Tack these guides on a wall in your dedicated team space, or recreate flows wherever you’re working.

Use Post-Its

These tools encourage Post-It use, because Post-Its allow you to write down many possibilities instead of forcing you to commit to “the perfect” answer, lend themselves to collaboration (everyone can contribute ideas), and force you to distill your thoughts (one per square).

Download the full kit

The full workbook serves as a companion piece to the Field Guide. If you prefer everything at once, download the full PDF below.

What’s our ambition?

What’s our ambition?

Whats our ambition

Tool: Fundamental Challenge Map 

The Fundamental Problem Map offers a quick way of narrowing in on what the possible fundamental problem might be in your own context.

Tool: Ambition Formula

An Ambition = Change from C (current state) to I (improved state) among P (priority user-group) by addressing F (fundamental challenge).

What do we think we know?

What do we think we know?

What do we think we know

Tool: Existing Assumptions

To help in the process, here is a short-list of general assumptions that have certainly been made before. It’s likely that you’ll recognize many as they span contexts and communities.

What’s standing in our way?

What’s standing in our way?

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Tool: Creating a Research Plan — Observations

Collect information from the field that may be impeding or facilitating routine immunization outcomes among our user-group(s).

Tool: Creating a Research Plan — Stories

Collect information from the field that may be impeding or facilitating routine immunization outcomes among our user-group(s).

Tool: Field Research Coding Sheets

This is an adaptable example of a research synthesis device intended for use after a day in the field.