Growing with the community of Immunization Supply Chain practitioners

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Dear Colleagues, Are you feeling part of the community of Immunization Supply Chain (iSC) practitioners and willing to learn, participate to and grow with this great community? If so, you're going to enjoy 2019 on TechNet-21. Here is a taste of the coming weeks... A new Community Manager ​ Starting from January, Technet-21 is supported by yours tru...
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Case study: Transforming the vaccine cold chain equipment market

We are working with partners to transform the cold chain equipment market to increase access to affordable, optimal technology that is needed to protect about $1 billion worth of vaccines annually from damage due to exposure to freezing temperatures.Read through our case study to learn about how we are helping impact the refrigerator market for low...
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Case study: Transforming the vaccine cold chain equipment market

We are working with partners to transform the cold chain equipment market to increase access to affordable, optimal technology that is needed to protect about $1 billion worth of vaccines annually from damage due to exposure to freezing temperatures.Read through our case study to learn about how we are helping impact the refrigerator market for low...
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Dr. Eddie Mukooyo: BID Learning Network member recounts camaraderie, opportunity of peer learning

By Celina Kareiva, Communications Associate, BID InitiativePosted in Packaging, People, Policies & Practices, ProductsPhoto: PATH/Trevor Snapp. Dr. Eddie Mukooyo Sefuluya (center), a BID Learning Network, participates in a study visit to Tanzania.This blog series launches the BID Story, and recounts our journey to design, develop, and implement...
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Uganda’s immunization program officials and civil society representatives share experiences, learn about Tanzania’s electronic immunization system

Uganda’s immunization program officials and civil society representatives share experiences, learn about Tanzania’s electronic immunization systemBy Brian Atuhaire, Immunization and Advocacy ManagerPosted in Packaging, People, Policies & Practices, ProductsPhoto: PATH/Trevor Snapp. Digitalizing immunization records helps health workers make mor...
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Putting Our Systems Approach into Practice

To achieve universal health coverage by 2030, countries will need strong, resilient health systems that can deliver affordable, high-quality health services. JSI is working in countries as diverse as Ethiopia, Liberia, and Pakistan to help our partners end preventable child and maternal deaths, foster an AIDS-free generation, protect communities ag...
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DRC delegates journey to Tanzania to learn about the benefits of digital innovation for closing the immunization gap

DRC delegates journey to Tanzania to learn about the benefits of digital innovation for closing the immunization gapBy Guy Bokongo Nkumu, Advocacy and Policy Manager, PATH and Lysette Kavira, Senior Program Assistant, PATHPosted in Policies & PracticesPhoto: PATH/Trevor Snapp. Health workers consult patients at the Usa River Health Center in Ta...
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Join JSI at the 5th Global Digital Health Forum

At the 2018 Global Digital Health Forum in Washington, D.C. on December 10 and 11, JSI staff will discuss experience—from innovations in eHealth architecture to building capacity in data use and visualization—to improve health outcomes. The forum will convene 300 digital health experts from around the world. This year’s theme is A Shared Language f...
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BID by the numbers: New data reveals time-savings, more empowered decision-making among health workers

BID by the numbers: New data reveals time-savings, more empowered decision-making among health workersBy Celina Kareiva, Communications Associate, BID InitiativePosted in Monitoring & Evaluation, People, Policies & Practices, ProductsPhoto: PATH/Trevor Snapp. A health worker reviews immunization data in Tanzania.This blog series launches th...
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BID Story launches celebrating the transformative power of data and country ownership

By Laurie Werner, Global Director, BID InitiativePosted in News, People, Policies & Practices, Products This blog series launches the BID Story, and recounts our journey to design, develop, and implement data quality and use interventions in Tanzania and Zambia between 2014 and 2018.Five years. Two electronic immunization registries (EIRs). Nin...
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#ICFP2018 Special Edition: Strong Reproductive Health Supply Chains Save Lives

Project UpdatesExpanding choice through new product introductionNew and improved contraceptive technologies hold tremendous potential to expand family planning options and choice for women and men around the world. JSI has extensive experience introducing new and next generation family planning products into existing markets. We work at the global,...
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Good data saves lives: How digital record-keeping is helping transform immunisation in Tanzania

By Gavi, the Vaccine AlliancePosted in News, People, Policies & Practices, Practices The following post appeared on Gavi’s Got Vaccines? Got Life! blog.In the harsh, dry highland plains of the Ngorongoro region of Tanzania stands a small red tent – a tiny speck of colour in an otherwise dusty, lifeless landscape.It can be seen from several kilo...
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Clinton Health Access Initiative Releases 2017 Annual Report

 We are pleased to release the Clinton Health Access Initiative’s 2017 Annual Report.Thanks to the continued support of our donors, the leadership of our partner governments, and our strong relationships with local communities, global organizations, other NGOs, and health service providers, CHAI has achieved some remarkable milestones over the year...
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Clinton Health Access Initiative Releases 2017 Annual Report

 We are pleased to release the Clinton Health Access Initiative’s 2017 Annual Report.Thanks to the continued support of our donors, the leadership of our partner governments, and our strong relationships with local communities, global organizations, other NGOs, and health service providers, CHAI has achieved some remarkable milestones over the year...
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A History of ColdTrace

Innovation for Vaccine Impact Monitoring: A History of ColdTraceHow do we ensure that vaccines are protected at the last mile? The viability of a vaccine is threatened without proper storage at the last mile of its supply chain. Vaccines are sensitive, and must be kept at a temperature of between 2 °C and 8 °C. A recent WHO & UNICEF joint statement...
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Reflections from the inaugural OpenHIE Community Meeting: Learning, sharing, growing, and innovating

Reflections from the inaugural OpenHIE Community Meeting: Learning, sharing, growing, and innovatingBy Amanda BenDor, Paul Biondich, Carl Fourie, Eden Tarimo, and Jamie ThomasPosted in News, Policies & Practices, ProductsPhoto: PATH/Chimwasu Njapawu. A health worker checks immunization data on a tablet.The following post appeared on the OpenHIE...
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Balancing Impact Reporting and Scientific Accuracy: A Nexleaf Conversation

This post is based on a real email conversation, but the numbers here have been changed. We believe this is an important conversation, and that the entire non-profit sector — as well as funders — might benefit from considering factors like the ones discussed below. Enjoy! NITHYA is Nexleaf’s CEO. ERIN is our Data Communications Lead, and JESSE is o...
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The Leaf: Stories of Data for Impact

Welcome to The Leaf: Stories of Data for Impact, Nexleaf’s platform for sharing stories shaped by data.The Leaf will traverse the world, from our headquarters in Los Angeles to the ‘last mile,’ to recount how real-world impact is fostered by data. The last mile includes health workers in rural facilities in Tanzania administering safe vaccines to c...
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BID launches generic tools to help other likeminded countries implement data quality and use interventions

BID launches generic tools to help other likeminded countries implement data quality and use interventions | Better Immunization Data InitiativeBID launches generic tools to help other likeminded countries implement data quality and use interventionsBy Laurie Werner, Global Director, BID InitiativePosted in Packaging, PracticesPhoto: PATH/Trevor Sn...
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New immunization data reveals state of the field and the important role of data in vaccination

By Celina Kareiva, Communications Associate, BID InitiativePosted in Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Policies & PracticesPhoto credit: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation/Riccardo Gangale. Women and children wait for vaccinations at the Ngarenaro Health Center in Arusha, Tanzania.Last month, the World Health Organization (WHO) released new i...
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