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Umit Kartoglu
This TechNet-21 webinar on vaccine vial monitor (VVM)-based vaccine management was given on the occasion of the publishing of “The Book of VVM: Yesterday-today-and-tomorrow” by Umit Kartoglu....
Immunization Academy
Grâce aux PCV (pastille de contrôle de vaccin), les agents de santé disposent d'un moyen rapide et facile de déterminer si un vaccin a été exposé à une chaleur excessive et probablement...
Organisation Mondiale de la Santé (OMS)
La présente note d’orientation révise et remplace la Déclaration de politique générale de l’OMS : utilisation deflacons de vaccin multidoses entamés lors de séances ultérieures de...
Organisation Mondiale de la Santé (OMS)
Comment lire les pastilles de contrôle des vaccins.
UNICEF
In this course, you’ll learn about the impact that extreme temperatures can have on vaccines and how to interpret vaccine vial monitors (VVMs) to identify vaccines that can and cannot be used....
World Health Organization (WHO)
This specification describes general performance requirements for nonelectronic Combined Vaccine Vial Monitor (VVM) and Threshold Indicator (TI).
World Health Organization (WHO)
This document describes the procedure for verifying the performance for a Vaccine Vial Monitor (VVM), which is designed to warn health workers when the cumulative time-temperature exposure of a...
World Health Organization (WHO)
This document describes the procedure for verifying the performance of threshold indicators. This protocol covers the testing of passive products only.
World Health Organization (WHO)
This specification describes the performance requirements for non-electronic threshold indicators which give a visual warning when a certain temperature has been exceeded during transport and...
World Health Organization (WHO)
This specification describes general performance requirements for Vaccine Vial Monitor (VVM).
World Health Organization (WHO), EPELA
This video is about choosing which VVM to dispatch for a lower facility
World Health Organization (WHO), EPELA
This is a video about VVM use at the most periphery (outreach)
World Health Organization (WHO)
This specification describes general performance requirements for nonelectronic Combined Vaccine Vial Monitor (VVM) and Threshold Indicator (TI).
World Health Organization (WHO), EPELA
Umit Kartoglu reviews the critical last mile between the service point and the end user. He further discusses the best solutions for storage and transport of products and best practices for...
World Health Organization (WHO), EPELA
Simona Zipursky reviews the studies on taking vaccines beyond the cold chain all published in peer-review journals and comments on how VVMs could be instrumental in these operations.
World Health Organization (WHO), EPELA
Simona Zipursky reviews the cold chain challenges to demonstrate that problems are both in developing and industrialized countries and questions whether VVM should also be the answer for both.
World Health Organization (WHO), EPELA
Serge Ganivet reviews the VVM use at the most periphery through different examples and brings new perspectives on how to make best decisions based on the expiry and VVM readings.
Umit Kartoglu
The evolution of the VVM has been a long one, starting more than 40 years ago. This advancement has now been chronicled in The Book of VVM: Yesterday-today-and-tomorrow, by Dr. Umit Kartoglu, a...
Oya Zeren Afsar, Birhan Altay
The purpose of this study is to test the utilization of VVMs by the health personnel in the field and to monitor the change in vaccine wastage rates with the introduction of VVMs and open vial...
N. Rajbhandari, M.B. Bista, J. luna, J. Andrus, G.P. Ojha, B. Aylward
This study was conducted to test under field conditions a methodology for evaluating the capacity of VVMs to (i) reduce vaccine wastage and (ii) monitor the status of the cold chain at the point of...
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
This information bulletin addresses the varied implications of different types of vaccine vial monitors (VVMs), notably VVM category type 7 (VVM7) and VVM category type 14 (VVM14), on vaccines...
World Health Organization (WHO), EPELA
Umit Kartoglu reviews the requirements for product arrival, storage and dispatch and analyses the role of VVM in effective stock management for each step. Special emphasis is given to the relation of...
World Health Organization (WHO), EPELA
Denis Maire, WHO, summarizes the technical characteristics of VVMs and explains how they work.
Rajeev Ranjan Gupta
Rajeev Ranjan Gupta presents how to use the VACCINE VIAL MONITOR , PSM Lectures, Vaccines , TP 7
Immunization Academy
VVMs give health workers a quick and easy way to determine if a vaccine has been exposed or too much heat and likely damaged, and should be discarded.
Temptime
Temptime video explaining VVM Heatmarker.
Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance
Gavi Alliance video introduction to VVM innovation. A vaccine vial monitor (VVM) is a smart label. Triggered by a temperature rise above a certain threshold, it changes colour if the vial has been...
World Health Organization (WHO)
An infographic that explains visually how to read a vaccine vial monitor (VVM) to determine whether a vaccine can be used.
Umit Kartoglu
This presentation was used during the TechNet-21 webinar on vaccine vial monitor (VVM)-based vaccine management, on the occasion of the publishing of “The Book of VVM:...
World Health Organization (WHO), EPELA
Umit Kartoglu reviews temperature monitoring devices used in a typical vaccine cold chain and analyses how the readings relate to each other when there are more than one device at a particular point....
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
WHO Vaccine Management Handbook: How to monitor temperatures in the vaccine supply chain. WHO IVB 15.04
Cavallaro KF et al.
After the 2010 earthquake, Haiti committed to introducing 4 new antigens into its routine immunization schedule, which required improving its cold chain (ie, temperature-controlled supply chain) and...
World Health Organization (WHO)
This document describes the cold-chain monitor, the vaccine vial monitor (VVM), Freeze WatchTM, Stop!WatchTM and the diphtheria-tetanus vaccine (DT) & tetanus toxoid (TT) shipping indicator. To...
Anna-Lea Kahn, Debra Kristensen, Raja Rao
One way to strengthen immunization supply chains is to expand the use of vaccines in a controlled temperature chain (CTC). A method for increasing vaccine access and coverage, especially among...
Pär Eriksson et al.
Introduction: The vaccine vial monitor (VVM) registers cumulative heat exposure on vaccines over time. As low- and lower-middle-income countries transition beyond support from the Global Alliance for...
Bhilwar M & Lal P
Vaccine vial monitor (VVM) is now commonly used for vaccines that are included in the National Immunization Schedule in India. It helps to indicate the viability of the vaccine and of the proper...
PATH, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance
This document aims to establish a common vaccine innovation vocabulary to help ensure clarity in communications about innovations applied to vaccine products to increase their programmatic...
World Health Organization (WHO)
Attached is a new flyer that lists all the online courses available as part of the Immunization eLearning Initiative. This digital learning program was developed by WHO and UNICEF...
Bull City Learning, World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
A case study has been published to share information about some of the change management and motivational strategies deployed by UNICEF and WHO to support high levels of participation in the...
World Health Organization (WHO)
The Immunization eLearning Initiative, developed by WHO and UNICEF, now offers four rapid e-courses that can be taken in less than one hour. These courses include: Multi-Dose Vial Policy, Vaccine...
World Health Organization (WHO)
Technet was relaunched at the 2001 conference as Technet21. The New Delhi 2001 meeting, organized back-to-back with SIGN, welcomed a total of 107 participants including 23 participants representing...
World Health Organization (WHO)
The 1998 Technet consultation was held at the WHO Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen from 16 to 20 March 1998. This consultation gathered a wide range of experts and partners active in...
World Health Organization (WHO)
This report summarises the presentations and discussions that took place at the fifth Technet Conference that was held in Washington from 31 May to 4 June 1994.
World Health Organization (WHO)
This report summarises the discussion of experts meeting at the Technet Conference held in Casablanca, Morocco from 18-22 November, 1991
Gary Humphreys
The first decade of this century was perhaps the most productive in the history of vaccine development, seeing the release of a plethora of new life-saving vaccines for rotavirus diarrhoea, types of...
Simona Zipursky et al.
In October 2012, the Meningococcal A conjugate vaccine MenAfriVac was granted a label variation to allow for its use in a controlled temperature chain (CTC), at temperatures of up to 40 °C for not...
Umit Kartoglu, Julie Milstien
The Expanded Program on Immunization was designed 40 years ago for two types of vaccines: those that are heat stable but freeze sensitive and those that are stable to freezing but heat labile. A cold...
World Health Organization (WHO)
Le présent module indique comment se servir correctement de conteneurs passifs (glacières et porte-vaccins) pour le transport domestique et les opérations en périphérie.
HA Ameen et al.
The efficacy of vaccines can be compromised by faulty transport, storage, and handling. This study was conducted to assess the knowledge and practice of vaccine storage and handling among Primary...
Simona Zipursky et al.
This study is the first systematic documentation of the potency of monovalent oral polio vaccine type 3 (mOPV3) kept at ambient temperatures during a polio immunization campaign in Chad. During the...
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
Joint policy statement on the use of vaccine vial monitors in immunization services
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
Joint policy statement on the implementation of vaccine vial monitors : the role of vaccine vial monitors in improving access to immunization