All topics related to vaccine products, presentation and packaging; also includes temperature indicators such as vaccine vial monitors (VVMs) and vaccine delivery devices.
All topics related to information systems used to support immunization programmes, including electronic immunization registries, logistics management information systems (LMIS), geographic information systems (GIS), integrated health management information systems, and immunization coverage monitoring (administrative and survey data).
All topics related to the delivery of immunization services, including routine and campaign delivery services as well as injection safety.
All topics related to global immunization initiatives, including advocacy and communications, awareness-raising, and global strategies.
All topics related to immunization supply chain and logistics, including vaccine forecasting and supply planning, distribution systems, vaccine management, vaccine wastage, and waste management.
All topics related to equipment used to support the immunization cold chain, such as refrigerators, freezers, insulated containers, water-packs, and temperature monitoring devices; covers equipment selection, procurement, installation, repair, maintenance and performance.
All topics related to immunization programme management, including planning, budgeting, financing, performance monitoring, and human resources.
Immunization news, as well as events, jobs, RFPs, and useful resources.
Dear all, we hope you are in good health and staying safe. We have just released version 1.9 of the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) tool for cold chain equipment. Also update is the online tool http://www.coldchainTCO.org
Version 1.9 includes price updates from the latest UNICEF SD LTA as well as four new CCE products.
Please bookmark or regularly reference the website for the latest versions of the excel tool. https://www.path.org/resources/total-cost-of-ownership-tool-for-cold-chain-equipment/
The challenge before us is an enormous one – many lives hang in the balance. But never in the history of the world have we had as many resources available to craft solutions as we do today. When a Covid-19 vaccination is developed, we have the benefit of innovative homegrown tech that already exists to distribute it across the world, and across Africa. But again THE TIME TO ACT NOW!