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The WHO Department of Immunization Vaccines and Biologicals (IVB) is pleased to announce the upcoming second webinar series on Why Gender Matters for Immunization: IA2030.  The Immunization Agenda 2030 e...
Technical Series: Achieving Sustainable Health Care Waste ManagementThis three-part webinar series, hosted by UNICEF and GAVI in association with TechNet-21, will orient participants on the key actions to needed to address health care waste, including national strategies, facility-level improvements...
In 2022, an estimated 10.6 million people fell ill with tuberculosis (TB) worldwide, and 1.3 million people died.  All this despite the availability of the BCG vaccine for infants.   The good news is that newer and better TB vaccines are on the horizon, and many are intended for use in ad...

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Hi Colleagues, I am excited to be moderating this very interesting webinar…. National pharmaceutical services units (NPSUs) are central government divisions responsible for medicines regulation, health supply chain, and pharmaceutical services. They impact the government’s ability to serve as stew...
The Immunization Delivery Cost Catalogue (IDCC) (https://immunizationeconomics.org/ihea2023) is the most comprehensive, standardized global evidence on the cost of delivering vaccines, covering 317 unit costs from 68 studies published between 2005 and early 2019. The IDCC supports global a...
Effective Vaccine Management (EVM) was launched in 2009. Since then many countries have undertaken EVM assessments, with the objective of improving their immunization supply chain and vaccine management practices. It is fair to take a moment and consider the impact of EVM. So…. I asked ChatGPT about...
(We’re conducting a virtual Pharmaceutical Systems Strengthening (PSS) Skills Exchange in French! Please see below and circulate to your Francophone colleagues. If you’re interested in our previous PSS Skills Exchanges in English, please visit this page to learn more. https://www.mtapsprogram.org/ou...
Hola a todos los usuarios hispanohablantes de Fridge-tag: Ya está disponible el entrenamiento en español. Se ha grabado un entrenamiento reciente para colegas de Cuba y el vídeo ya está disponible para todos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SxG_a1NbM4I     (Hello to all Spanish-speakin...
You are invited to join the Gavi Zero-Dose Learning Hub (ZDLH) on Thursday, February 29, 2024 for a webinar presented by FHI 360 and the International Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR). The webinar will highlight strategies for implementing pro-equity interventions to identify and reac...
In August 2021, the World Health Organization developed the first web-based equipment Inventory and Gap Analysis (IGA 1.0) application to help ease the burden on countries for collecting and analyzing equipment inventory data. The web-based software has a complete functionality, is open-source and ...
Since 2013, the Solina Centre for International Development and Research (SCIDaR) has supported the six states in Nigeria with the lowest immunization rates to make steady progress (an aggregate 138% improvement in DPT-3 - NICS/MICS by 2023). During this period, the SCIDaR team has collected numerou...
National pharmaceutical services units (NPSUs) are central government divisions responsible for medicines regulation, health supply chain, and pharmaceutical services. They impact the government’s ability to serve as stewards of the health system and ensure equitable and easy access to safe, effecti...
Dear TechNet community, this year marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI). WHO and other partners will be commemorating this with various events and publications throughout the year.  One idea being considered is a short video on the evolution...
Dear Sir/Madam, We would like to kindly invite you for your participation in our virtual consultation for the ongoing study ‘Method guides for evaluating the technical/fiscal efficiency of digital vaccine supply chain systems’ under the support of the Access and Delivery Partnership. This study ...
In case you missed it, People that Deliver and VillageReach have published an op-ed on the Devex homepage entitled Why we need to professionalize the health supply chain workforce. It explains that the supply chain management skills gap is one of the reasons why more than half of the African p...
  These advancements in technology in vaccine and cold chain have caught the attention of various stakeholders in the private and public sector, including the Ministry of Health in different countries and both local and global partners involved in immunization. As a result, they have invested ...
The USAID Medicines Technologies and Pharmaceutical Services (MTaPS) Program is pleased to announce the availability of the above course through the Philippines Department of Health (DOH) Academy https://learn.doh.gov.ph/ (You need to register and then enrol in the ‘Gender and Development’ course). ...
Please join the Gavi Zero-Dose Learning Hub (ZDLH) on Wednesday, January 24, for an interactive webinar presented by The Geneva Learning Foundation (TGLF). This session will feature real-world stories from frontline healthcare professionals working to identify and reach zero-dose children in Banglad...
Have you registered for the PtD Global Indaba? Don't miss out! Between 6 and 8 March 2024 People that Deliver (PtD) will host the second edition of the PtD Global Indaba in Bangkok, Thailand, a conference that focuses exclusively on human resources for health supply chain management. On Friday 8 Ma...
Dear Colleagues, National pharmaceutical services units (NPSUs) are central government divisions responsible for medicines regulation, health supply chain, and pharmaceutical services. They impact the government’s ability to serve as stewards of the health system and ensure equitable and easy acces...
Dear TechNet Community, sharing below a link to the new “The Delivery” website. https://the-delivery.org/ “Ambitious, imperfect and resilient. These are the remarkable stories and findings from the COVID-19 vaccine delivery, preserved for future generations in a digital replica of the very device ...
Check out this thought piece continuing the conversation started during the TechNet-21 conference in Panama at a side event: https://www.jsi.com/cold-chain-maintenance-done-differently/ How can we best translate this temperature data and insights into actions for different immunization supply chain...
Hi all,  I'm putting together a case for our organization to prioritze support for the immunisation supply chain vertical as I feel it's an area that we could make a significant contribution towards in terms of saving costs and reducing wastage.  I'm planning to break the case into 2 par...
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