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A year since TechNet met.. news of 'scale-up' ?

So, where are we now? More than a year has passed since the last TechNet-21 meeting! We have a year ahead of us before the next meeting! As time races by, I feel the need to know more about progress that is being made with the many new initiatives that were described by countries and organisations towards scaling up for maximum impact in the shortest time. Presentations in 2017 focused on demonstrations and pilot projects designed to advance the science of cold chain technologies, monitoring ...

"Dream Realized" Celebration of EuVac Baby Award Ceremony: 14 Nov 2018

Dear viewers, As announced earlier in August 2018, the author with the help of his team could realize his dream and celebrated “EuVac Baby Award Ceremony” today in KVG Medical College Hospital. Dr KV Chidananda, Medical Director, iterated that parents have very crucial role in getting their children vaccinated timely and completely. Many parents are vaccinating their children more close to the schedule than in the previous decades. This is a welcome step, depicting more awareness among the ben...

Positive Role of HBR in Immunization Programme: EuVac Baby award

Dear viewers, On behalf of the KVG team, I wish to share the PPT on Eu-Vac Baby presented during the regular Academic Society Meeting today. Laasya, D/O Chaitra C.G is the indexed Eu-Vaccinee who timely graduated as a fully immunized child (FIC) before first birthday and “complete” immunization in the 17th month. As agreed among local stakeholders, babies and their parents will receive the Eu-Vac Baby award next 14th Nov 2018, which is “Children’s day” in India, hoping for a successful public...

APPLY NOW - International Workshop on Scientific Writing_17-21 October 2018_Bangkok

Dear Colleagues, Empower is organizing the International Workshop on Scientific Writing, scheduled from 17th to 21st October 2018, in Bangkok, Thailand.  The overall aim of this workshop is to develop the skills of the professionals in conceptualizing, writing and publishing high-quality manuscripts in peer-reviewed international and national journals.  In addition, participants will learn the publication process from a journal editor's perspective, including the selection of best journal for ...

APPLY NOW_2nd International Workshop on PSM in Conflict & Fragile States_Dubai_October 2018

Dear Colleagues, Greetings from Empower! We would like to share with you the details of our upcoming 2nd International Workshop on Global Health Procurement and Supply Chain in Conflict and Fragile States, scheduled from 22-25 October in Dubai, UAE.  Key objectives of the workshop:  To provide participants with a clear understanding of the critical need to use a risk management based approach, with identification and categorization of the key risk factors, and then how planning can be inst...

Ongoing Registrations for Empower's PGD in PSCM_September 2018

Dear Colleagues, The 14th Batch of the Post Graduate Diploma Course in Global Health Procurement and Supply Chain Management is scheduled to launch in September 2018. This is an 11-month ONLINE program wherein there are 9 modules. The course is structured to address one topic area per month for 8 months, starting with a module on introduction to PSM and ending with PSM support functions and systems. Each module is supported by Assignments, MCQ's and Assessments. The course ends with a final as...

International Workshop and Coaching on Strategic Leadership and Management_Ghana_October 2018

Dear Colleagues,   Empower is pleased to announce the International Workshop and Coaching on Strategic Leadership and Management, scheduled from 9-11 October 2018 in Accra, Ghana. It’s a 3 day, in-person workshop with 6 months of mentorship and coaching. This Global Health Leadership Program is being organised by Empower, in collaboration with John A. Kufuor Foundation and INSEAD Humanitarian Research Group. The program includes a keynote address by H.E. John Agyekum Kufuor, the former Preside...

Registrations Open - International Workshop on Scientific Writing - 17-21 October 2018_Bangkok

Dear Colleagues,   Empower is organizing the International Workshop on Scientific Writing, scheduled from 17th to 21st October 2018, in Bangkok, Thailand.    The overall aim of this workshop is to develop the skills of the professionals in conceptualizing, writing and publishing high-quality manuscripts in peer-reviewed international and national journals.  In addition, participants will learn the publication process from a journal editor's perspective, including the selection of best journa...

2nd International Workshop on M&E of Global Health Programs_5-13 Sep 2018_New Delhi

Empower is organizing the 2nd International Workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation of Global Health Programs, scheduled from 05th– 13th September 2018 in Hotel The Grand, New Delhi, India. The eight-day residential workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation of Global Health Programs will provide the platform for state of the art tools and techniques.By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:- develop monitoring and evaluation plans by applying knowledge and skills gained throughout the...

Live-Tweeting from the PQS Manufacturer Consultation on Tuesday, July 10th!

Dear TechNet-21 Colleagues, WHO PQS will be engaging with a selected group of PQS product manufacturers on Tuesday, July 10th to discuss and agree on a path forward for some significant proposed changes to immunization cold chain equipment standards. Although this is a closed event, the PQS Team and TechNet-21 are partnering to bring you exclusive insights from the meeting and I will be guest tweeting from the TechNet-21 Twitter account, sharing highlights and pictures from this first-of-its-ki...

Workshop in Geneva_Ensuring Universal Health Coverage by Promoting Access to Life-Saving Medicines_August 2018

Empower is organizing the third International Workshop and Study Tour on Ensuring Universal Health Coverage by Promoting Access to Life-Saving Medicines in Geneva, Switzerland scheduled from 20th to 24th August 2018. It’s a 5-day workshop and our participants will be public health professionals, program officers, supply chain professionals from various Ministries of Health, UN agencies, donor agencies, private and civil society organizations. The Key Topics to be covered during the workshop are...

INVITATION - WHO Global Routine Immunization Strategies and Practices (GRISP) Scholar Commencement Event

The World Health Organization Global Routine Immunization Strategies and Practices (GRISP) course team invites you to join our digital (online) Commencement Event to recognize the work and celebrate the achievement of the WHO GRISP Scholars Date: 12 December 2017 Time: 14h00 (2 PM) UTC+1 Geneva (check time) Registration: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/6845807171822769665 Training ID: 502-385-612 Contact: grisp@learning.foundation During this event: Commencement speakers will ad...

You’re invited! Join the conversation on why supply chains matter

Organizers of the upcoming special issue of Vaccine focused entirely on the immunization supply chain cordially invite you to the upcoming 10th Annual Vaccine Congress—where experts from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, UNICEF, and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health will discuss why supply chain performance matters to public health. To attend the congress, which runs 4−7 September 2016 in Amsterdam, please visit: http://www.vaccinecongress.com/. More information on the panel d...

Live streaming - Global Immunization Meeting: Protect, Innovate, Accelerate (PIA) - 23-25 June 2015 - Sitges/Barcelona, Spain

Dear Colleagues, If you are not able to participate in the meeting, it is possible to access the live streaming of the plenary sessions (08:30-12:30). http://alquiler-traduccion-simultanea-barcelona.com/melia2014/ The agenda for the meeting is available at this link: http://www.who.int/immunization/20150622_GIM-PIA_Meeting-Agenda.pdf The GIM PIA committee....

Want to watch videos of presentations from the 14th TechNet Conference in Bangkok?

If the answer is “Yes”, you are in luck. Most of the plenary sessions were streamed live and are now available to watch online. For a full list of video recordings, as well as accompanying slides and posters, please refer to this page: www.technet-21.org/home/about/tc2015 The resources on this page are divided into the following categories: Keynote presentations (presentations given on May 11, 2015) Designing the supply chain (presentations given onMay 12, 2015) Equipping the su...

TechNet Conference presentations from Wednesday 13/05/2015 NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE

Please find below links to recordings of plenary presentations that took place on Wednesday, May 13 2015 at theTechNet Conference in Bangkok, Thailand. These are available for viewing on the USTREAM website. Many thanks and I hope that you find these presentations interesting and useful. Please accept my apologies for the occasional lack of sound or other interruption at some points. Global updates: Cold chain equipment, maintenance and temperature monitoring systems WHO PQS and prequalifica...

TechNet Conference presentations from Tuesday 12/05/2015 NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE

Please find below links to recordings of plenary presentations that took place on Tuesday, May 12 2015 at theTechNet Conference in Bangkok, Thailand. These are available for viewing on the USTREAM website. Many thanks and I hope that you find these presentations interesting and useful. Please accept my apologies for the occasional lack of sound or other interruption at some points. Global updates: Network design, system optimization and vaccine management best practice Ensuring the basics ar...

Participate online at the TechNet Conference

If you are not attending this year’s TechNet Conference, you can still participate by watching presentations and submitting questions online. All plenary presentations, as well as the fornal opening ceremony, will be streamed live on the TechNet Conference 2015 channel of the USTREAM website. http://www.ustream.tv/channel/technet-21 Presentations are listed under “Upcoming shows” and you can set reminders to be notified when the presentations begin. During the presentations, you can ask quest...

All-aboard for the 14th TechNet Conference

Many thanks to all of you that completed the pre-registration for the 14th TechNet Conference to indicate your interest in participating. The pre-registration closed on March 31st. We didn’t anticipate the unprecedented level of interest in this year's conference (more than 360 people pre-registered). As a result, and in light of size restrictions at the host venue, we have unfortunately been unable to invite everyone who pre-registered. We have therefore needed to make some difficult decisions...

TechNet Conference 2015 – online registration now open

Registration is now open for the 14th TechNet Conference, which will take place in Bangkok, Thailand between May 11-15, 2015. If you wish to participate in the Conference, please complete the online registration here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/technet15 The size of the conference is limited and we will therefore need to prioritize participation on the basis of participant contribution to the conference. We will also give preference to those who indicate their interest in participating...

Request for Information (RFI) on participation in the Project Gallery at the TechNet Conference in Bangkok, Thailand

The 14th TechNet Conference will take place in Bangkok, Thailand from 11-15 May, 2015. The theme will be: “Immunization Supply Chain and Logistics: Current Challenges, Innovations and Future Prospects”. Are you interested in showcasing any of your projects or other work in immunization logistics at the TechNet Conference? If the answer is yes, please read on. An important part of the TechNet Conference is the “Project Gallery”, a space for key immunization partners to showcase their work i...

Request for Information (RFI) on participation in the Manufacturers Marketplace at the TechNet Conference in Bangkok, Thailand

The 14th TechNet Conference will take place in Bangkok, Thailand from 11-15 May, 2015. The theme will be: “Immunization Supply Chain and Logistics: Current Challenges, Innovations and Future Prospects”. If you are a vaccine or cold chain equipment manufacturer, are you interested in showcasing any of your latest products and technologies during the TechNet Conference? If the answer is yes, please read on. An integral part of the TechNet Conference is the “Manufacturers Marketplace”, a dedi...

Meeting in Istanbul: Using information and communication technology to improve immunization programs

On 11, 12 and 13 November, 95 representatives from diverse organizations and countries met in Istanbul to share experiences with the use of information technology to strengthen immunization programs. More than 30 systems, tools, projects, and country experiences were presented and discussed in 4 breakout sessions. These were dedicated to reporting systems, logistics management information systems, electronic immunization registries, and novel technologies such as geographical information systems...

Registration now open for "Your South-to-South Network: Resources for Public Health Supply Chains"

The UN Commission on Life Saving Commodities is excited to announce "Your South-to-South Network: Resources for Public Health Supply Chains" to be held in Copenhagen, Denmark on November 19-20, 2014 immediately following the Global Health Supply Chain (GHSC) Summit. The workshops will highlight tools and resources to improve public health supply chains created by the UN Commission on Life Saving Commodities’ Supply & Local Markets Technical Resource Team with special focus on quantific...

7th Global Health Supply Chains Summit

Passing on this information from Bassok, Yehuda (bassok@marshall.usc.edu) The conference will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark November 17-19, 2014 UN-City Marmorvej 51, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark. The Theme for 2014 is: Transforming Global Health Supply Chains for Improved Health Outcomes: Incentive alignment, outsourcing, partnerships, and performance measurement The Center for Health Education and Applied Research (CHEAR) is excited to announce the 7th Global Health Supply Chain Su...

SAVE THE DATE: TechNet Consultation in May 2015

The next Global TechNet Consultation is planned for May 2015. The specific dates and location of the Consultation will be confirmed soon, but but the Consultation will be held in South-East Asia. We will release more details in the coming weeks. Stay tuned! The next TechNet Consultation will have a focus theme on “Immunization Supply Chains – Current Challenges and Future Prospects” and will be co-organized by WHO and UNICEF with funding support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. W...

Third Edition of Bachelor’s Degree in Health Logistics

Agence de Médecine Préventive (AMP), World Health Organisation (WHO) and Regional Institute of Public Health (IRSP) are launching the third edition of the bachelor’s degree in Health Logistics (LPLS) for the 2014-2015 academic year. This innovative, year-long course has been designed to meet the growing needs of health systems in sub-Saharan Africa, which suffer from a lack of skilled and motivated professionals for managing the health-input supply chain. It has been observed that the impa...

Call for proposals to the program: 7th Global Health Supply Chain Summit

Transforming Global Health Supply Chains for Improved Health Outcomes: Incentive alignment, outsourcing, partnerships, and performance measurement The 7th Global Health Supply Chain Summit (GHSCS) in Accra November 17 - 19, 2014 will focus on trends and developments on transforming health supply chains to achieve better health outcomes. The summit will explore emerging trends in better aligning incentives among the different entities in the supply chain and investigate new trends in out so...

World Health Assembly begins next week

Delegates from Member States, United Nations and other intergovernmental organizations and nongovernmental organizations in official relations with WHO are in Geneva to attend the Sixty-seventh World Health Assembly that opens at the Palais des Nations at 09:30 on Monday, 19 May. Key agenda items for Health Assembly The World Health Assembly is WHO’s highest decision-making body and sets out the Organization’s policy and approves its Budget. Agenda issues for this year’s World Health Assemb...

World Immunization Week 2014: Are you up to date?

This year’s World Immunization Week (WIW) campaign which takes place from 24-30 April asks “Are you up-to-date?” with your immunizations. The WIW 2014 campaign efforts will focus on providing families with the information they need to make informed decisions about vaccination. The global slogan is “Immunize for a healthy future – Know. Check. Protect”. The campaign website in the 6 official languages is now live. An online, multilingual toolbox which allows campaign supporters to build their ...