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  A ‘Learning Collective Initiative’ has been established under the CoVDP to provide targeted support to 34 concerted support countries. This workstream will collect, consolidate, and...
Mick Mulders - 2021
Both measles and rubella infections generate detectable IgM within the first few days of onset of clinical signs and the proportion of cases that can be confirmed through IgM detection by EIA...
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This page provides a package of tools and guidance to support programmes and partners to assess and address behavioural and social drivers (BeSD) of vaccination. The content and guidance on this page...
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A fully functional cold chain system must be available in country to ensure the uninterrupted availability of quality vaccines to service-delivery levels. Cold chain equipment is therefore of...
Anna-Lea Kahn - 2018
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The controlled temperature chain (CTC) is an innovative approach to vaccine management that allows vaccines to be kept at temperatures outside of the traditional cold chain of +2°C to +8°C for a...
Moderator - 2019
Overview and Scope of the supply chain Analyze readiness and identify supply chain needs  Support effective vaccine deployment Monitor and evaluate supply...
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WHO, UNICEF, Gavi and partners are working together to help prepare countries to be ready to introduce a COVID-19 vaccine. Adaptable guidance, tools, trainings, and advocacy materials are available...
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 Since Covid-19 vaccines have been rolled out at record speed in most countries in the world this year, immunization programmes quickly have had to adapt or develop monitoring systems and tools....
Alex - 2021
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The Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator’s Country Readiness and Delivery (CRD) workstream, Project ECHO, Boost, TechNet-21, and the COVID-19 Vaccine Equity Project are organising a series of...
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Vaccine vial labels and packaging provide important information for healthcare workers, giving them confidence in how to administer a vaccine, and that it is safe and has maintained its potency....
TechNet Admin - 2020
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New vaccine compositions, formulations and combinations have greatly advanced in recent decades. Presently, vaccines are available against 25 diseases, and 12 vaccines are now included in the...
Lisa Menning - 2022
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Increasing and sustaining vaccination uptake is vital for vaccines to achieve their success. Achieving high vaccination coverage requires an understanding of the drivers of immunization uptake,...
This webinar series presents the leading eLMIS software and service options that are currently deployed in the field. It also explores how to prepare for a deployment and the essential steps in...
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The widespread use of multi-dose vaccine containers in low- and middle-income countries’ immunization programs is assumed to offer benefits and efficiencies for health systems, such as reducing...
Dan Brigden - 2020
Effective Vaccine Management (EVM) is a national EPI planning process endorsed and supported by WHO and UNICEF to assess and prioritize improvements in the immunization supply chain. EVM is...
Strengthening laboratory capacity of the GYFLaN Workshops 2019-2020, courtesy of APHL Welcome to the EYE-LABS website! EYE-LABS is a platform where all activities and resources linked to World...
Pat Lennon - 2018
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This page features background information and guidance on freeze prevention in the immunization supply chain, also known as the cold chain, as it relates to passive containers. Section 1 provides a...
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  The global COVID-19 vaccination rollout is the biggest and fastest in history and no public health intervention compares to it. Under extraordinary time constraints and severe...
Angela Hwang - 2021
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The Global Vaccine and Immunization Research Forum (GVIRF) is the central discussion platform of all research and innovation aspects related to the Immunization Agenda 2030 (IA2030)....
Wendy Prosser - 2020
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As the global healthcare system expands, including the increasing success of immunization efforts, this inevitably leads to a growing amount of healthcare waste (HCW). Certain types of HCW can pose...
David Brown - 2017
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A home-based vaccination record is a medical document issued by a health authority on which an individual’s history of vaccinations received from all healthcare providers is recorded. In contrast...
Paul Bloem - 2019
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To support national introduction of HPV vaccine, the immunization partners have developed a toolbox to serve as a reference for all aspects of HPV vaccine introduction (decision-making, Gavi...
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Photo credit: WHO (1), WHO (2), UNICEF (3)  Health systems can only function with health workers.  Health workforce must be prioritized for universal health coverage to be achieved. The Global...
TechNet Admin - 2021
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A working library of case studies/reports on lessons learned and other supporting materials from Vietnam’s journey moving from a paper-based to an entirely digital immunization registry.
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The use of high-quality data is widely understood in the global health community to be a cornerstone of well-functioning health systems. However, despite continuous growth in the amount of health...
Dan Brigden - 2020
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This page provides a list of key immunization supply chain (ISC) planning tools created by the WHO Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI). In addition, a list of core reference material published...
TechNet Admin - 2021
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Gavi Immunization Supply Chain Strategy: strengthening immunization supply chains
Mick Mulders - 2021
Third edition, June 2018   Introduction The primary objective of this manual is to provide a resource for the global network of laboratories that supports the surveillance for cases of measles,...
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A World Health Organization (WHO) initiative, Market Information for Access to Vaccines (MI4A), has been launched to contribute to the achievement of Strategic Development Goal 3.8 (Universal Health...
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As countries conduct mini COVID-19 vaccine Post-Introduction Evaluation (mini-cPIE), also called the COVID-19 Vaccination Intra-Action Review (IAR), to review and adjust their COVID-19 vaccine...
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A missed opportunity for vaccination (MOV) refers to any contact with health services by a child or adult who is eligible for vaccination, which does not result in the person receiving one or more of...
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WHO and partners have worked together to develop a framework to support countries in strategy development. The National Immunization Strategy (NIS) guidelines, published in August 2021...
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This page provides all the latest guidance and support documents for the development of a National Immunization Strategy (NVS) available in English. The page will be updated regularly. Please contact...
Dorothy Leab - 2017
A national logistics working group (NLWG) is a mechanism for coordinating national immunization supply chain and logistics activities, as well as investments made by government agencies and...
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COVID-19 vaccination is one of the world’s fastest and most massively deployed public health interventions in history. To this effect, country readiness is key for smooth deployment of adequate...
TechNet Admin - 2020
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Project Optimize was a unique five-year collaboration between the World Health Organization (WHO) and PATH to identify ways in which supply chains can be optimized to meet the demands of an...
Dan Brigden - 2013
Project Optimize was a unique five-year collaboration between the World Health Organization (WHO) and PATH to identify ways in which supply chains can be optimized to meet the demands of an...
Angela Hwang - 2022
A new mechanism is being established under Immunization Agenda 2030 (IA2030) to identify regional and country priorities for vaccine research and development (R&D). These priorities will inform...
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Cette page fournit tous les derniers documents d'orientation et de support pour le développement d’une Stratégie Nationale de Vaccination (SNV) disponibles en français. La page sera...
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Vaccination is one of the most reliable and affordable interventions with the potential to reduce child deaths. In order to be an efficient solution, one of the main prerequisites is to maintain the...
Moderator - 2021
This webinar series explores the different technologies that are available for active temperature monitoring of your cold chain. Practical experiences from countries using 30-day temperature...
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Routine immunizations and new vaccine introductions are two of the best investments to improving people’s health around the globe. While the world has made incredible progress in providing...
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This page contains a list of publications about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on national immunization programmes and the measures that have been taken to control it. It is divided into the...
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The primary objective of a vaccination coverage survey is to provide a coverage estimate for selected vaccines. This page provides a list of documents related to the design, implementation, analysis,...
jon Pearman - 2020
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VVMs (Vaccine Vial Monitors) are small indicators that adhere to vaccine vials and change color as the vaccine is exposed to cumulative heat, letting health workers know whether the vaccine has...
Carly Nel - 2021
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  Supporting countries to reduce the urgent risk of falsified and diverted health products in national supply chains with a vision toward national traceability of all vaccines, medicines, and...
Moderator - 2021
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The WHO’s Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals (IVB) and WHO Health Emergency programme (WHE) are partnering with Project ECHO of the University of New Mexico (UNM) to host a series...
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This page provides a list of core reference material published by the WHO Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) and has been organised into the following three sections. These documents, as well...
Moderator - 2014
The worst measles outbreak in 20 years continues to grow. Most recently, there was a new case in Ohio, where there are already 377 cases. So far this year, measles has infected 593 people in 21...