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TechNet-21 is pleased to announce a new webinar series on "Capacity development and professionalization".    Interested in learning more about practical approaches to supporting capacity development and professionalization in health supply chain management to drive immunization and other...

Currently, 55% of the total population (744m, UNPD 2022 2021) received at least one dose of the COVID-19 jab. The fully vaccinated population is at 47% while the partially vaccinated at 8%. To continue boosting the population especially those at most risk, 16% are boosted in the region. In this is...
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A Special Issue on Immunization Inequalities in the MDPI journal Vaccines will be published on the occasion of World Immunization Week 2023. We are interested in myriad population groups and country contexts, various dimensions of inequality (as well as compound vulnerabilities), and immunization ...

Dear colleagues, You are invited to the next session of the ‘Learning Collective Initiative’ in Covid-19 Vaccine Delivery Partnership (CoVDP) Webinar Series.  Session 4 – Learnings from One Plan / One Budget DevelopmentSeptember 20, 2022 - 11.30am UTC  A ‘Learning Collective Initiative’...
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Hello everyone,  I just receive fridge tag 2 E with an external sensor for the freezer  I activated the device and then connect the external sensor but the device doesn't recognize the external sensor and using the internal sensor  Does anyone know how to change between two sensors...

Dear TechNet members, Good News! The TechNet-21 website is being upgraded next week. The new website will look nicer, work better on mobile devices, be better organised, and will provide a more powerful platform for partners to share information with the global immunization community. The changes wi...

New Opportunity! Share your thoughts on HPV vaccination! Please find a link to a new, 10 minute survey on attitudes toward HPV vaccination. All responses will remain anonymous. As a thank you for participating in this research, you may be entered into a random drawing for a cash prize of US $50 (5...

Dear Colleagues,  From Nov 30 to Dec 2, 2022, the USAID MTaPS Program will join the Global Health Supply Chain Summit (GHSCS) in Dakar, Senegal ( https://lnkd.in/guepphAJ ), first launched in 2008 to convene government, NGO, international organization, bi-lateral and multi-lateral ag...
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The Service Experience Toolkit introduces the immunization service experience (SE) concept, particularly to country-level Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) staff and implementing partners. The five toolkit products are meant to ignite discussion around how EPIs can address and improve the deliv...

The recently published “Overcoming barriers to vaccine acceptance: Learnings from 734 health workers” report analyses 734 case studies developed by frontline health workers in November 2020 as part of the COVID-19 Peer Hub, a peer learning programme of The Geneva Learning Foundation. This exercise...
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On 7 October 2022, WHO published an updated Hepatitis A vaccines position paper to replace the 2012 hepatitis A position published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record . The updated paper, based on a systematic literature review during 2012-2021, considers changes in epidemiology and the latest ev...
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In September 2022, a meeting was held in Tactic, Alta Verapaz, to present the results of joint efforts between the Ministry of Health, PAHO, UNICEF and World Food Programme and mobile brigades that brought integrated COVID-19 vaccination, health and nutrition services closer for hard-to-reach commun...
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Despite starting the national COVID-19 vaccine roll-out in June 2021, coverage remained low in Chad in early 2022, with 0.8% of the population fully vaccinated and 26% of doses received being administered. In January 2022, Chad was considered one of the 13 “very high-risk” countries as per the WHO...
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COVID-19 vaccination campaigns were launched in Guatemala in February 2021. Despite several efforts, by April 15, 2022, national COVID-19 two-dose vaccination coverage was <40%. To help bridge identified gaps in access to COVID-19 vaccination and preventive healthcare, the Ministry of Health´s ...
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A significant change in the polio eradication and broader global health landscape is the Mid-term evaluation of the implementation of the Strategic Action Plan on Polio Transition (2018 - 2023). The evaluationprovides recommendations to support polio transition stakeholders to strengthen health...
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In a new push, UNICEF is calling for joint and targeted efforts to provide vaccination to over 32 million women at the 12 most-at-risk countries and protect them and their new-borns from potentially fatal maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT). Geospatial mapping of 24,000 of neonatal deaths (babies ...
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In January 2022, Benin introduced the MenAfriVac vaccine into its regular vaccination schedule. The MenAfriVac provides protection against Type A meningitis. This campaign was organised to reach the remaining cohort of unvaccinated children, who had not been reached since the last preventive campaig...
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In September 2022, the Regional Director for AFRO, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, launched the ambitious new ‘Regional Framework to Defeat Meningitis in Africa by 2030’ and called on countries to ramp up implementation of the roadmap ahead of the next seasonal outbreak of meningitis in January 2023. Despite ...
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Dear colleagues,    You are invited to a new TechNet webinar series on EIR or IIS - How to select the Best Digital Immunization System for your Country Context ?   This webinar series presents the leading Electronic Immunization Registries (EIR) and Immunization Information System...
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With so many technical documents and tools available to strengthen immunization supply chains, and improve coverage and equity, why aren’t more programs using them? In this webinar we will share innovative and practical solutions conceived by EPI and supply chain managers, government decision-mak...

Hello everyone,  Is there an update guidance on vaccine management? If yes does anyone mind sharing the link, preferably of a french document.  If not, do you think the WHO 2015 handbook is technically enough or is there room for improvement ?  Grateful for the support !  &n...

Teach to Reach: Local health practitioners from all over the world will meet on 14 October 2022 to explore how to build back better and prepare for the next pandemic GENEVA, 5 October 2022 (THE GENEVA LEARNING FOUNDATION) – The seventh edition of Teach to Reach on 14 October 2022 will connect over ...
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