Maren Duvendack

Maren Duvendack
Designation: Senior Research Fellow, 3ie
Maren Duvendack is a 3ie senior research fellow with 15 years of expertise in development economics. Her work focuses on applied micro-econometrics, impact evaluation, systematic reviews and meta-analysis, microfinance as well as replication and reproduction of quantitative analyses. She is particularly interested in the link between microfinance, women’s empowerment and reproductive health.

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Effective interventions for putting child immunization back on track in L&MICs

Despite being highly effective in preventing avoidable disease and death among children, routine child immunization remains well below targets. Child immunization has been especially hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, reversing years of gains. In 2021, 25 million children missed essential vaccines, a high not seen since 2009. Putting immunization back on track, especially in low- and middle-income countries (L&MICs), is an urgent priority.