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TechNet-21 - Forum

This forum provides a place for members to ask questions, share experiences, coordinate activities, and discuss recent developments in immunization.

Discussions tagged VSSM

Paraguay’s evaluation of the VSSM

Many thanks to Mojtaba Haghgou for suggesting that this summary be posted here. Cross-posted from the PAHO Immunization Newsletter, December 2011. In January 2010, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) began piloting a software to manage and control vaccines, syringes and other supply inventories (Vaccine Supplies Stock Management - VSSM)1 in Member States’ National Immunization Programs. The VSSM was developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) and is based on a Microsoft Access p...

wVSSM goes online in Tunisia

by Mojtaba Haghgou, consultant, and Ramzi Ouichi, WHO A web-based version of the Vaccination Supply Stock Management (VSSM) tool has been successfully deployed in Iran. Now, project Optimize is collaborating with the Tunisian Ministry of Health to field-test wVSSM in Tunisia. VSSM is an open-source software application developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) to enable immunization program managers and vaccine store staff to manage vaccines and related supplies. It is based on ex...

Armenia intoduces VSSM tool for vaccine stock management

Cross-posted from the January 2012 [i]Global Immunization News issue. Many thanks. [/i] 31/01/2012 from UNICEF Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CEECIS) The suggestion that I post this news came from Mojtaba Haghgou--the VSSM expert. Following the decision of Armenian Ministry of Health (MoH) and the National Communicable Diseases Control Centre (NCDC) to use Vaccination Supplies Stock Management tool (VSSM) version 4.8 for their National Vaccine Store...

VSSM INTRODUCTION AT NATIONAL VACCINE STORE ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN

VSSM INTRODUCTION AT NATIONAL VACCINE STORE ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (By Ghulam Taqi) Country Background: Pakistan is the largest country in WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region: With Four Provinces and three areasThe total population approximately 167 million.Annual Birth Cohort approximately 5.8 million.Surviving Infant approximately 5.4 millionUnder 5 years children approximately 26.8 millionPregnant women approximately 6.03 million Volume of vaccines that Pakis...

An Update on VSSM

Many thanks to Mojtaba Haghgou for sharing this with our readers. The TechNet21 website will soon have a software depot from which you will be able to download VSSM and other latest software. Vaccination Supply Stock Management (VSSM) version 4.7, is a computer application, now used in the central stores of 14 countries [1] in different WHO regions. W-VSSM (Web-based Vaccination Supply Stock Management) has been developed and is presently being field tested. Preliminary test results have been...

Vaccination Supplies Stock Management (VSSM)

Vaccination Supplies Stock Management (VSSM) was first developed in WHO Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office (EMRO) in late 2006 and the later versions were developed by receiving support from WHO HQs. VSSM has been used in Sudan and Egypt and recently was installed in Laos, Iran, Uzbekistan and now Pakistan. VSSM version 4.0 is now fully operational and it is planned to be installed in Mongolia supported by UNICEF. VSSM is an open source, MS Access based computer application and needs only MS...

POST 01153E : STOCK MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

POST 01153E : STOCK MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE Follow-up on Posts 01138E, 01127E and 01114E 4 September 2007 __________________________________ Dear Technet21 E-Forum, It is very encouraging that UNICEF/WHO have now produced a Vaccine Stock Management tool. At central level and regional levels, where vaccine forecasting is usually done, it can complement the vaccine forecasting tool UNICEF/WHO produced several years ago (also in the form of Excel spreadsheets). Complete vaccine management consist...

POST 00780E : INFORMATION ON SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS?

POST 00780E : INFORMATION ON SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS? Follow-up on Posts 00762E and 00769E 21 April 2005 _____________________________________ Below are comments by Abdoulaye Oumar Djigo (mailto:abdoulaye_djigo@yahoo.com) from Sénégal supporting those by Bibata Paré previously posted. _____________________________________ I would like to support what Mrs Bibata said about the computerized vaccines management system, which has been made available by WHO/AFRO. This tool has been conceived for...

POST 00244 : STOCK MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

Post00244 STOCK MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE 20 April 2000 CONTENTS 1. STOCK MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE 1. STOCK MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE As product of the Technet'90 meeting in Nicosia, a stock management software program for vaccines and other PHC commodities, equipment, and supplies was developed and tested in the early 1990s. In 1990 we reviewed existing commercial software to see if EPI supplies would be adequately supported. The commercial software available at that time did not address our needs - and a se...
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