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Dear Colleagues,    Greetings from UNICEF EAPRO The UNICEF East Asia Pacific Regional Office, with support from TechNet-21, gladly invites you to join and learn how to use geospatial data and technologies to strengthen health systems by geo-enabling health information...

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  Dear Colleagues, Greetings! I am writing to raise a question regarding the recent WHO-prequalified Hexavalent vaccine (HEXASIIL) manufactured by SII. There has been growing interest in switching from Penta to Hexa due to its potential advantages, such as a reduction in the numb...
Developed at the request of the WHO, AFRiSC offers over 72 micro-learning capsules, each approximately 10 minutes long, designed to provide you with practical and accessible training wherever you may be. Download AFRiSC today and join the community of vaccination professionals committed to improving...
Daer Colleague and Friends, Greetings from UNICEF Regional Offcie for South Asia!   I am seeking your guidance on the follwoing matter, 1. Guideline on the disposal of large quantities of discarded unopened vials at the bulk vaccine store. 2. WHO guideline on the use of hubcutter and waste...
To improve the ways in which the immunization economics community supports your work, and to help prepare for future learning activities, the team would like to ask you a few questions on your work, how you use immunization economics resources, and we would like to know what your learning interests ...
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...
Dear partners, In case you missed the June 13 ZDLH webinar featuring the Bangladesh and Nigeria Country Learning Hubs (CLHs), the recording is now available. Please watch the recording and let me know if you have ideas for future webinars. Next webinar - register today! Please register today for ...
On June 21, 2024, HLN released a new version (v1.43.1) of the Immunization Calculation Engine (ICE) in support of updates to the COVID-19 vaccine. ICE is a state-of-the-art open source software system that provides clinical decision support for immunizations for use in Immunization Informa...
Access to safe and effective medical products is a critical determinant of health outcomes, yet many low and middle-income countries still face significant challenges.  Alarmingly, falsified medicines contribute to approximately 500,000 deaths every year in Sub-Saharan Africa alone. It's cruc...
We are happy to share that ThinkWell just published an updated version of the Immunization Delivery Cost Catalogue, or IDCC, the most comprehensive, current, and standardized database on the cost of delivering vaccines in low- and middle-income countries.  First developed in 2017 by ThinkWell u...
In the last 50 years alone, vaccines have saved 154 million lives. That’s 6 people every minute, for five decades. But there are still millions of children who receive zero doses of vaccines - 1 in 3 of these children currently live in middle-income countries. What should be done to ensure these chi...
The Immunization Economics Community of Practice management team are excited to announce the launch of the new website. With this refresh, it is easier for users to find resources and navigate the website. You can now find a resource library in which every immunization economics resource ever publis...
The Zero-Dose Learning Hub (ZDLH) is excited to announce a two-part webinar series on strategies for reaching zero-dose (ZD) children. This series will build off of the April 2024 ZDLH webinar on innovative strategies to identify ZD children.  Vaccinating Every Child: Promising Strategies for ...
In July 2023, MOMENTUM's ME/IL Working Group facilitated a conversation about the challenges and lessons learned from applying effective coverage to monitor quality service delivery and use data for service improvements. In this subsequent webinar, Dr. Shogo will share progress made on the World Hea...
Dear TechNet community,  TechNet is pleased to announce the introduction of 'Verified’ badges for members who wish to confirm the authenticity of their presence on the platform.  Eligibility criteria for Verified badge  To receive a Verified badge, TechNet members have to request i...
The WHO Technical Advisory Group on Market Access for Vaccines (TAG MVAC) supports WHO’s work related to global vaccine market topics including delivering recommendations on our global market studies under the Market Information for Access (MI4A) work. WHO is seeking for experienced and highly qual...
The HISP Centre at University of Oslo invites you to join us for this quarter’s Gavi-supported DHIS2 for Immunization webinar, which focuses on leveraging DHIS2 for new and emerging vaccine deliveries. As of October 2023, WHO recommends the programmatic use of malaria vaccines for the prevention of ...
Dear all, I was recently made aware that WHO produced a documentary film on the achievement of Ghana in establishing "the first developing country vaccine cold chain, a model then reproduced by all countries in the World" (as described by Michel Zaffran in his recent forum post on John Lloyd). The f...
As the World is about to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Expanded Programme on Immunization, we must  remember and pay tribute to one of its most important actors, our mentor and friend, John Seton Lloyd, who just passed away. John  was the architect of the vaccine cold chain. ...
Dear Colleagues This is to inform you that the, WHO Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization (SAGE) call for application is currently open, the deadline for submitting the application is 8 May 2024. WHO is seeking for experienced and highly qualified experts to serve as members of the S...
In a significant milestone marking half a century of the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI), UNICEF has unveiled a comprehensive report highlighting the programme's evolution, achievements, and ongoing challenges. The report, titled UNICEF’s Contribution to Immunization Supply Chain in the Fir...
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