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Post00286 TECHNET SURVEY 12 October 2000 CONTENTS 1. TECHNET IS AT A CROSSROADS! 2. QUESTIONNAIRE 1. TECHNET IS AT A CROSSROADS! Julie Milstien, WHO/V&B/ATT asks: If Technet is important to you, please take some time to answer to complete the questionnaire at the following web address: http://www-nt.who.int/vaccines/technet/index.cfm We would like your input on how best to move forward. * Your reply is important! The Technet Forum is sponsored by the World Health Organization Department of Vaccines and Biologicals, Access to Technologies. ___________________________________________________________________________ 10 October 2000 To TECHNET Forum Dear Technet Member, Technet is at a crossroads! As you know, at the last meeting in Harare, there was a strong recommendation that Technet should have a more formal structure, or at least a strategic framework. The resources that Technet members can offer the global immunization effort are even more critical as the activities of the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI), become focused at country level. We would like your input on how best to move forward. If Technet is important to you, please take some time to answer to complete the questionnaire at the following web address: http://www-nt.who.int/vaccines/technet/index.cfm Thank you for your participation. With best regards. Yours sincerely, Dr Julie Milstien Acting Coordinator Access to Technologies Vaccines and Biologicals ____________________________________*______________________________________ 2. QUESTIONNAIRE For TECHNET Forum subscribers who do not have reasonable web access we post the same questionnaire is posted below. Please click on your reply button, then fill in the questionnaire, and then send it. The moderator will forward your responses. ___________________________________________________________________________ Technet member name: * Enter response here >>> I. We see Technet?s role in 2 main areas : Defining and implementing the technical agenda for the logistics of immunization programmes, and for primary health programmes generally; Building and maintaining a network of expertise for dissemination and exchange of technical information and discussion of policies, products, activities and ideas; Do you agree with this ? Yes/No >>> Any other MAIN areas ? (if yes, please specify) * Enter response here >>> II. We see two possible ways to develop a framework for Technet. Which do you prefer? 1.Building on priorities and recommendations from previous meetings 2. Coalescing around implementation of specific initiatives * Enter response here >>> Any other suggestions ? * Enter response here >>> III. We see as a major need the identification of new experts in --immunization management --communications --infection control (injection safety) Can you provide us with names and co-ordinates of at least one expert immediately? * Enter response here >>> IV. Which of the following options do you prefer for the Technet Forum? 1. Continue as it is with no change 2. Discontinue 3. Continue but change in the following way * Enter response here >>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- For further information please send an email to [email=aedom@who.int]aedom@who.int[/email].


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