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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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The Boost Community invites all immunization professionals to respond to a recent Boost survey around how we can support countries to plan and prepare for the introduction of a COVID-19 vaccine. This survey is part of a Sabin co-led initiative (with Dalberg and JSI), the COVID-19 Vaccine Equity Pro...

On November 6, 2020, HLN released a new version (v1.24.2) of the Immunization Calculation Engine (ICE). ICE is a state-of-the-art open source software system that provides clinical decision support for immunizations for use in Immunization Information Systems (IIS), Electronic Health Record (EHR) an...
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In 2016, Bull City Learning – the team behind Immunization Academy – redeveloped the World Health Organization’s African Regional training course for mid-level immunization managers. The course was first developed in 2000 to address the skills needed for program staff to manage immuni...

Many thanks for attending the session on measles and rubella microarray patches. Follow the URL below to see the session in case you have missed it:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wAcQx5SI6c8 Below I summarise key discussion points from the session:  • The few remaining countries that...
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Bonjour dear TechNeters! UNICEF has published a new document on Immunization Supply Chain Immunization Supply Chain Interventions to Enable Coverage and Equity in Urban Poor, Remote Rural and Conflict Settings, and it is available in TechNet-21's library (see link to this post). This document...

Good news: the Planning Committee have finalised the program for the TechNet Conference and the full agenda is now available on the TechNet Conference page. https://www.technet-21.org/en/conference/2020 Over two days, more than one hundred presenters from across the globe will provide expert persp...
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Cher-e-s membres francophones de la communauté TechNet-21, C'est avec grand plaisir que je partage avec vous les nouvelles directives de l'UNICEF pour la gestion des données issues de l’inventaire des équipements de la chaîne du froid, en français.  Ce document offre des orientations sur les ...

Greetings, everyone. I hope that you are healthy and keeping your spirits up amidst these trying times. In March this year, just before COVID-19 shutdowns, I visited health facilities in Kinshasa - where mothers were being asked to wait (one for over 2 hours) and turned away for measles vaccination...
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I have been working on solar electric cooking systems which are appropriate for the developing. The system I think has the most promise is a solar direct system,no batteries. Thermal storage allows hot food to be eaten 5 hours after sunset. A  single 280 watt PV module would supply al...

Ethiopia is introducing a new tool to triangulate data between program and supply chain. Similar to map reading where compass bearings from three known points can estimate a position, data triangulation uses multiple data sources to get better reliability/accuracy.  You can ready more abo...
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The World Health Organization, Unicef and U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and have developed "Triangulation Guidance for improved Decision-Making in Immunization Programmes". This guidance provides a systematic approach to using triangulation for programme improvement at ...
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Dear all, this is to inform you that the "WHO SAGE roadmap for prioritizing uses of COVID-19 vaccines in the context of limited supply" has been published on the SAGE website www.who.int/immunization/sage/covid-19_documents/en/. The Roadmap considers priority populations for the use of va...
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En Afrique, il faut plus mener des actions de sensibilisation de communautés pour que les futures Vaccins soient facilement accepter par les populations africaines. Matthieu Key, Expert en Santé Publique Gestionnaire des institutions de Sanitaires République Démocratique du Congo    ...

Chers tous, Avec le soutien de Gavi, PATH et Village Reach ont récemment publié une nouvelle ressource pour la gestion de l'inventaire des équipements de la chaîne du froid (IECF), désormais en français :"Recommandations  pour l'inventaire des équipements de la chaîne du froid : Améliorer...

Hi TechNeters, UNICEF just published a new guideline on CCE inventory data management! This new document provides guidance on activities related to cold chaindocument provides guidance on activities related to cold chainequipment inventory (CCEI) data management to countries that deliver comprehen...

It's been a long time since we last convened in October 2017 in Cascais, Portugal for the 15th TechNet Conference. But the good news is finally here: three years later, the conference is returning! The 16th TechNet Conference will take place online over two days: 20-21 October.The conference will b...
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Assess your immunization skills and knowledge using IA Score, Immunization Academy’s latest tool for health professionals.  IA Score helps you quickly identify skills gaps with 11 tests that are aligned with the WHO’s EPI standards and global best practices. After...

Dear TechNet members, In preparation for the virtual TechNet-21 conference in October, the planning committee would appreciate your feedback.  Could you please take 5 minutes to answer the survey regarding some of the themes and format of the virtual conference?  This survey is open to al...
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 Dans le cadre de la quatrième cohorte de la formation de l'OMS Scholar SPMVS (Stratégies et pratiques mondiales de vaccination systématique), l'OMS vous invite à deux événements en ligne: Le genre et la vaccination de routine, mercredi 14h (2pm) le 7 octobre, heure de Genève (vérifiez l’heu...
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*Edited on 9/29 to correct project contact. The BID Initiative is analyzing electronic immunization registry (EIR) data from Tanzania to better understand common immunization program barriers and the ways in which EIRs can solve for them. A BID analytics team of PATH staff from the U.S. a...



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