The 15th TechNet Conference took place on October 16-20, 2017 in Cascais, Portugal. The theme of the conference was: "Building the next generation of immunization supply chains". This page provides a list of important conference resources: photos, video recordings of plenary presentations, presentation slides, and posters displayed in the Project Gallery. You can also browse and download conference resources on Dropbox. For the conference agenda and full list of participants, please refer to the TechNet Conference Guide.

The resources are listed by days:

 

15 TechNet Conference 5012b

 

Day One: Conference opening (October 16, 2017)

Plenary



Welcome remarks
Patrick Lydon (WHO)
https://youtu.be/ymIefBc5vrs?t=8m13s

Welcome remarks
Oleg Benes (WHO EURO)
https://youtu.be/ymIefBc5vrs?t=11m58s

Next-generation immunization supply chains are needed to achieve immunization and health systems goals
Moderators: Ousmane Dia (UNICEF), Chris Wright (JSI), Alan Brooks (Gavi)
https://youtu.be/ymIefBc5vrs?t=22m
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Building a movement for advancing towards the next generation of immunization supply chains
Moderator: Laura Herman (FSG)
https://youtu.be/ymIefBc5vrs?t=5116
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Making the most out of the conference - the agenda for dummies
Patrick Lydon (WHO)
https://youtu.be/ymIefBc5vrs?t=9027 
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Photos

TC2017 - Opening ceremony

Welcome reception photos

TC2017 - Reception

 

Day Two: Challenges, successes and lessons learnt (October 17, 2017)

Plenary - Morning



Opening remarks
Patrick Lydon (WHO)
https://youtu.be/CFoVODiHbNE?t=2m24s

India’s experience in putting the building blocks together to attain high vaccine availability
Pradeep Haldar (Ministry of Health, India)
https://youtu.be/CFoVODiHbNE?t=5m55s
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New technologies and management interventions that are enabling potent vaccine availability in Nigeria
Bervery Chawaguta (UNICEF Nigeria) https://youtu.be/CFoVODiHbNE?t=42m36s
Kikelomo Lambo (CHAI Nigeria) https://youtu.be/CFoVODiHbNE?t=49m29s
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Directing expertise toward redesigning Pakistan’s immunization supply chain
Arshad Chandio (Ministry of Health, Pakistan)
https://youtu.be/CFoVODiHbNE?t=1h14m41s
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Creating an enabling environment: from local to global
Alan Brooks (Gavi)
https://youtu.be/CFoVODiHbNE?t=1h36m38s
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Interactive - Morning


Bridging the paper-digital divide: holistically addressing data quality and use challenges at all levels of a health system
Moderator: Laurie Werner (PATH). Guylain Kaya (Ministry of Health, Democratic Republic of the Congo), Jonathan Mollel (Ministry of Health, Tanzania), Samuel Mutasha (Ministry of Health, Zambia), Aung Naing Oo (Ministry of Health, Myanmar)
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Sharing field experience with new cold chain equipment
Moderator: Joanie Robertson (PATH). Tariku Berhanu (UNICEF, Ethiopia), Guylain Kaya (Ministry of Health, Democratic Republic of the Congo), Sandeep Kumar (PATH India)
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System design as a holistic view of your supply chain
Moderator: Melissa West (VillageReach). Ahmet Afsar (UNICEF), Francis Mwansa (Ministry of Health, Zambia), Abdissa Mengesha (PFSA, Ethiopia), Ryan McWhorter (UNICEF)
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Know the way, show the way: immunisation supply chain leadership in practice
Moderator: Musonda Kasonde (UNICEF). Kyaw Kan Kaung (Ministry of Health, Myanmar),
Gamal Khalafalla Mohammed (NMSF, Sudan), Paul Lalvani (Empower School of Health, India), Hamed Idrissa Traore (Logivac Benin), Jean d’Amour Habagusenga (East African Community Regional Centre of Excellence for Vaccines, Rwanda)
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Plenary - Afternoon



Exploring the opportunity for collaboration in a country context 
Laura Herman, Flynn Lebus (FSG)
https://youtu.be/ioX_DSOWMWY?t=12m51s
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Interactive - Afternoon


Design the future of your vaccine product choices: how can we weigh the trade-offs to make informed decisions?
Moderator: Wendy Prosser (JSI). Patrick Lydon (WHO), Kirstin Krudwig (JSI), Guissimon Phiri (Ministry of Health, Zambia)
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Seeing the invisible: how continuous temperature monitoring aids cold chain management
Moderator: Brian Atuhaire (PATH Uganda). Balbina Khanlawia (Ministry of Health, Mozambique), Catherine Weyanga Silali (Ministry of Health, Kenya), Mohammed Hamidul Islam (consultant, UNICEF Bangladesh)
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Uncovering efficiencies in the supply chain by sharing resources
Moderator: Marasi Mwencha (JSI). Hailu Kenea (UNICEF ESARO), Ida Molina, (Ministry of Health, Honduras), Aida Coelho (VillageReach)

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How can national programmes work with donors and industry more effectively?
Moderator: Hitesh Hurkchand (UNICEF)
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Photos

TC2017 - Day Two

 

Day Three: Innovative solutions and approaches to address challenges (October 18, 2017)

Plenary - Morning



Opening remarks
Patrick Lydon (WHO)
https://youtu.be/HeIp_NRi1Ww?t=4m27s

CTC myth-busters
Moderator: Anna-Lea Kahn (WHO). Sople Ruth Coulibaly (Ministry of Health, Côte d’Ivoire), Joe Woodring (WHO WPRO)
https://youtu.be/HeIp_NRi1Ww?t=5m57s
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Introducing new technology standards to solve immunization potency challenges
Isaac Gobina (WHO)
https://youtu.be/HeIp_NRi1Ww?t=39m31s
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Interested in Drones? Consider this
Judith Sherman (UNICEF Malawi)
https://youtu.be/HeIp_NRi1Ww?t=1h1m24s
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The journey of continuous immunization supply chain improvement
Kaleb Brownlow (Gates Foundation), Patrick Lydon (WHO)
https://youtu.be/HeIp_NRi1Ww?t=1h31m55s
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Interactive - Morning


Innovations to overcome data visibility and use challenges – fact versus fiction
Moderator: Kaleb Brownlow (Gates Foundation)
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Potency in motion for the protection of vaccines from freezing in transport
Moderator: Ousmane Dia (UNICEF). Pat Lennon (PATH), Anna-Lea Kahn (WHO), Jaco Schoevers (CHAI)
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Drones, Drones, Drones and UAVs or UASs
Moderator: Ryan McWhorter (UNICEF). George Taleo (Ministry of Health, Vanuatu), Ridwan Gustiana (UNICEF Vanuatu), Judith Sherman (UNICEF Malawi), Sidharth Rupani (Llamasoft)
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Built to last: design approaches and institutional governance for sustainable, resilient immunization supply chain systems
Moderator: Hailu Kenea (UNICEF). Suleiman Abusrewil (Ministry of Health, Libya), Guylain Kaya Mutenda Sheria (Ministry of Health, Democratic Republic of the Congo), Ida Molina (Ministry of Health, Honduras)
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Plenary - Afternoon



Pitch Fest on innovations in data use and visibility
Moderator: Maeve Magner (SCM Advisory Services)
https://youtu.be/G5rS3PeLY64?t=3m21s
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Interactive - Afternoon


Novel packaging, delivery, and storage options for vaccines - how can innovations support coverage and equity goals?
Moderator: Brian Atuhaire (PATH Uganda). Anna-Lea Kahn (WHO), Sarah McGray (PATH),
Patrobas Mufubenga (MACIS)
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Drones for Development & Humanitarian Response in Malawi
Judith Sherman
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HARVESTING SURPLUS SOLAR ENERGY TO IMPROVE IMMUNIZATION. EFFICIENCY, SERVICE AND SAFETY
Technet View slides

PV sizing for Solar Direct Drive
Dulas Ltd.
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How data from CCE power monitoring helps ensure vaccine potency
Brian Pal
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Photos

TC2017 - Day Three

 

Day Four: Getting practical on how to implement solutions (October 19, 2017)

Plenary - Morning



Technical solutions alone will not solve vaccine availability: the need to create a data driven culture
Unaiza Hadi (WHO Pakistan), Jonathan Mollel (Ministry of Health, Tanzania), Alice Muga (Ministry of Health, Kenya)
https://youtu.be/tJGU8Nyh8Gw?t=16m17s
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Uganda’s successes in improving cold chain maintenance and management
Brian Atuhaire (PATH Uganda)
https://youtu.be/tJGU8Nyh8Gw?t=41m9s
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Convincing my boss to say “Yes”: How to advocate, engage, and get stakeholder buy-in
Eomba Motomoke (VillageReach, Democratic Republic of the Congo), Guylain Kaya (Ministry of Health, Democratic Republic of the Congo)
https://youtu.be/tJGU8Nyh8Gw?t=1h5m43s
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Reframing the narrative: sustainable energy for immunization supply chain and health
Kyaw Kan Kaung (Ministry of Health, Myanmar)
https://youtu.be/tJGU8Nyh8Gw?t=1h39m45s
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Interactive - Morning


Data Visibility and Action from a District Level perspective in Rivers State, Nigeria
Francis Ibama
Akuku Toru District Logistics and Cold Chain Officer
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BUILDING A DATA DRIVEN CULTURE TO IMPROVE VACCINE SUPPLY CHAINS
Alice Muga, CEPIL, Migori County, Keny
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You’ve got data...now what? Hands-on, user centric data and action session
JSI research & training institute inc.
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What’s influencing Zambia’s decision to redesign their immunisation supply chain?
CHERYL RUDD MALLAGHAN
Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ)
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Evaluating performance tradeoffs and priorities in supply chain system design
Michael Krautmann
William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan
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Evaluating performance tradeoffs and priorities in supply chain system design
Michael Krautmann
William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan
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Plenary - Afternoon



Gaming App – How to improve your supply chain management skills
Yasmin Chandani (JSI)
https://youtu.be/am7PxVKKjBU?t=6m42s
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Interactive - Afternoon


The HERMES Project: Supply Chain Modeling
Leila Haidari
MPHPittsburgh Supercomputing Center Carnegie Mellon University
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Assessing the Total Cost of Ownership for Cold Chain Equipment
PATH
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Vaccine wastage, vial size and session frequency
Paul Colrain View slides

Enabling Success Through Better Supply Chain Design
LLama Soft
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Evaluation of Cold Chain Equipment Deployment Democratic Republic of the Congo
CCEOP
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Implementation of Cold Chain Equipment Optimization Platform
UNICEF Supply Division ­ HTC – Cold Chain Technical Unit
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TC2017 - Day Four

 

Day Five: Building a future coalition for collaborative action (October 20, 2017)

Plenary - Morning



From ideas to action: the way forward, together
Dmitri Davydov (UNICEF)
https://youtu.be/pXFak3SgawA?t=8m22s
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Interactive- Morning


Review SDD + Energy Harvest Control (EHC)
CCEOP
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Plenary - Afternoon



A Call to Action for the next generation of immunization supply chains
Moderators: Ousmane Dia (UNICEF), Emma Stewart (PATH)
https://youtu.be/nsVavb9ohuM?t=4m

Closing remarks
Patrick Lydon (WHO)
https://youtu.be/nsVavb9ohuM?t=1h7m43s
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Photos

TC2017 - Day Five

 

Project Gallery posters

AOV International

  • Freeze-safe vaccine carrier

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Pharmaceuticals Fund and Supply Agency;John Snow, Inc.

Bull City Learning

Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI)

Federal Ministry of Ethiopia

Field Intelligence

GlaxoSmithKline

Hunter Global Tracking

John Snow, Inc.

Logistimo

Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit; University of Oxford

Sharif Tarasheh Research Center

  • 3D temperature mapping for cold chain management on the cloud

Sure Chill

UNICEF

United Nations Development Programme

VillageReach

World Health Organization

 

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