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UPDATE (5 MAY) This working copy of the document Considerations for optimizing deployment of ChAdOx1-S [recombinant] vaccines in a time-limited constrained supply situation...
jon Pearman - 2021
Interested in knowing more on Vaccine Vial Monitors (VVM)? TechNet just released a new dedicated page for you to find all important resources and information on VVM in one...
Lux Phatak - 2021
HLN Consulting has released a hosted solution to support vaccine providers with registration capabilities to comply with the CDC’s COVID-19 vaccination provider agreement requirements HLN...
Dear colleagues, The updated e-course on National Logistics Working Group is now live on UNICEF AGORA!. Access course here:https://agora.unicef.org/course/info.php?id=12571 Several countries...
Liz Kohlway - 2020
The Boost Community invites all immunization professionals to respond to a recent Boost survey around how we can support countries to plan and prepare for the introduction of a COVID-19...
Matt Morio - 2020
Chers tous, Avec le soutien de Gavi, PATH et Village Reach ont récemment publié une nouvelle ressource pour la gestion de l'inventaire des équipements de la chaîne du froid (IECF), désormais en...
Olivia Bessat - 2020
Hi TechNeters, UNICEF just published a new guideline on CCE inventory data management! This new document provides guidance on activities related to cold chaindocument provides guidance on...
Dalia Khattab - 2020
Webinar: New guidance for managing health care waste produced by your immunisation program August 20, 2020, 9:00 a.m. EST / 3:00 p.m. CEST (Geneva) REGISTER...
You are invited! Online Workshop: Building Sustainable and Resilient National Immunization Supply Chains during COVID-19 and BeyondDate: August 13th, 2020 (English session) Time: 14:00 CET...
EPIEPI Atelier en ligne: Vers une chaine nationale d’approvisionnement des vaccins résiliente et pérenne durant la pandémie du COVID-19 et au-delà Date : 06 aout 2020 (version française)...
A business continuity plan (BCP) outlines how a programme or project will continue operating during an unplanned disruption in service. It contains contingencies for processes, assets, human...
Kevin Pilz - 2020
Dear Colleagues,  Digital Square is pleased to invite you to a webinar on Thursday, February 27 at 9AM Eastern U.S. time (see your timezone here: https://tinyurl.com/DSSWebinar ) to discuss...
Umit Kartoglu - 2020
Please join us for a webinar on vaccine vial monitor (VVM)-based vaccine management, on the occasion of publishing of “The Book of VVM: Yesterday-today-and-tomorrow” by Umit Kartoglu. The webinar...
Respected Sir/Madam   Greetings from IIHMR UNIVERSITY, JAIPUR , INDIA I take immense pleasure to share with you that School of Pharmaceutical Management; The IIHMR University is organizing a...
The HR Country Support Package for Immunization SC Managers is available!The success of immunization systems in countries through the past decades can be attributed to a large extent, to the supply...
Teresa Ha - 2018
Dear all, Did you know that there is a dedicated subsite on Immunization Supply Chain (iSC) strengthening on TechNet-21? In 2014, the Gavi Alliance partners developed the Gavi Immunization Supply...
Dear members, You may remember an announcement in May 2018 when ThinkWell launched a set of products on the Immunization Economics platform (immunizationeconomics.org/ICAN) on immunization...
James Cheyne - 2018
Dear Colleagues, You are invited to contribute to a new discussion on 'When should Ministries of Health use refrigerated vehicle to deliver vaccines?'. Discussion co-moderated by James Cheyne and...
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...
ousmane dia - 2018
Dear immunization and health supply chain professionals, The Effective Vaccine Management (EVM) initiative has evolved significantly from being solely associated with an assessment tool. It has been...
Wendy Prosser - 2018
Finding the Perfect Temperature: Protecting Lifesaving Vaccines in Remote Areas Immunization is one of the most successful and cost-effective public health interventions in history, saving 2-3...
Moderator - 2018
Dear TechNet-21 community, You may have heard about National Logistics Working Groups - either because your country has one or wants to have one, or because you came across this concept in your...
Dear Colleagues, The agenda of the ‘International Workshop in Ensuring Product Quality in Procurement and Supply Chain Management’ was to present face-to-face opportunity to the participants...
Paul Dowling - 2018
As a relative newcomer to the EPI supply chain world, but not to healthcare supply chain I have always struggled with some of the terminology. One term in particular bugs me. And not just because I...
ThinkWell is currently accepting submissions of GREY LITERATURE about immunization delivery costs in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Resources need to be published between January 2005 and...
Dear viewers We wish to share the attached revised version vaccine storage code in the new model of Ice Lined Refrigerator, supplied recently to the planning units in Karnataka and India. Karnataka...
Dear Colleagues, PSA is pleased to share the new issue of “Health & Humanitarian – the supply chain review” magazine. In this issue, read about: Vaccine Distribution in DRC by...
Reda Sadki - 2017
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...
Jay Rajgopal - 2017
Here is a link to an interesting article that a colleague sent me: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2017/11/28/tens-thousands-dying-from-30b-fake-drugs-trade-who-says.html Basically, it reports on a...
OpenLMIS - 2017
Dear TechNet-21 Members, Please join OpenLMIS on November 30th at 8 AM PST/ 5 PM CET/ 7 PM EAT for a webinar presenting details on the current roadmap and latest developments in the OpenLMIS v3...
Good day...i'm planning to use EVM as one of my tools to acess the vaccine management in my country in few selected primary health care centers in remote areas. Clearly my country is not using this...
Heidi Lasher - 2017
PATH is pleased to present “Building Next Generation Immunization Supply Chains” a special edition of Vaccine journal which brings together evidence from global experts in 31 articles...
Tracy Rehberg - 2016
Attached is anewflyer that lists all the online courses available as part of the Immunization eLearning Initiative. This digital learning program wasdeveloped by WHO and UNICEF expertstoprovide...
Tracy Rehberg - 2016
WHO and UNICEF announce the availability of Immunization eLearning Initiative courses to all consultants, partners, and staff supporting immunization. The course series provides training in areas...
Hello All, In the website for WHO PQ vaccines BCG and Yellow Fever are the two vaccines which have multi dose preparations packaged in ampoules. As soon as we open a mulit-dose ampoule and...
Chris Wright - 2016
Over the last two decades, increased investments in health have yieldedsignificant gains in health outcomesfor tens of millions of people around the world. At the same time, economic growth has...
Tenly Snow - 2016
Greetings TechNet Community, I hope this message finds each of you well and successful in your work. I am the new OpenLMIS Community Manager working with the OpenLMIS Initiativeand Community to...
Dear Colleagues: We are pleased to circulate the 2nd Global Analysis of Effective Vaccine Management (EVM), 2009-2014. To date, 82 countries have conducted EVM assessments between 2009-2014, of...
craig burgess - 2016
Earlier this month, the Dose Per Container Partnership (DPCP) project was launched. This Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation project is implemented by JSI and partners (PATH, Agence de Médecine...
Chris Wright - 2016
Reposted from JSI's The Pump Jeff Sanderson,Senior Technical Advisor African immunization supply chains need to be transformed. Between 2010 and 2020, new vaccine introductions will quadruple the...
Andrew Brown - 2015
Dear Technet Members, In February, Pamela Steele Associates (PSA) and Dr Andrew Brown will be drawing on their extensive experience in the health and humanitarian sector to deliver three popular...
Chris Wright - 2015
Recently, I was sitting with the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) Manager, his senior staff, and technical assistance (TA) partners in an African country, discussing support for better...
Lisa Menning - 2015
The Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on immunization (SAGE) convened by WHO on 20 October 2015 has confirmed that the globally coordinated withdrawal of the type 2 component in the oral poliovirus...
Nurdin K - 2015
WHO recommends 2 temperature ranges for keeping all vaccines at health facilities (+2C +8C) and (-15C -25C) for OPV above district level. The rationale for using first range is explained in...
Paul Dowling - 2015
Dear Colleagues Is there any guidance (ideally offical and/or anecdotal) on transportation of non cold chain items in refrigerated vehicles? Assuming vehicles have space, (are making journeys less...
Chris Wright - 2015
In the last decade, vaccine information management has slowly evolved from paper at every level in the health system, to Excel-based reports at higher levels (districts or above) that are emailed, to...
Olivia Bessat - 2015
Thank you to all the countries who have responded so far to the supply chain manager survey (Benin, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Guinea, Tanzania, Tonga, Zimbabwe and...
Dear All, Please find attached the article recently published on cost projections of DoV. The costing analysis examines the vaccine costs, supply chain costs, and service delivery costs of...
Vaccine vial size – the total number of doses a single vaccine vial contains – can have a significant impact on vaccine distribution, costs, and use, according to a paper recently published in...
John Lloyd - 2015
This posting is one of four, each discussing a different indicator. This post discusses vaccine utilisation efficiency. Another efficiency indicator measures the level of vaccine administered...
[b]Systematic Routine Remote Temperature monitoring: are we ready?[/b] Minutes and documents from the Remote Temperature Monitoring workshop, Zanzibar, 4 – 6 November 2014 Remote Temperature...
John Lloyd - 2015
This posting is one of four, each discussing a different indicator. This post discusses the availability of vaccine. Over 40% of countries reporting to the JRF in 2013 reported shortages of one or...
John Lloyd - 2015
This is the first of a series of TechNet postings to assess alternative definitions of field-level indicator(s) matching each of the proposed monitoring objectives. For now and based on this posting,...
Umit Kartoglu - 2015
Dear All, WHO EPELA authentic e-learning courses are accepting applications for 2015 courses. Great opportunity for a lifetime...
Two pager on impact of implementing open vial policy was shared with the superiors and development partners at all levels and with the eminent professors of international reputation of Medical...
Paul Colrain - 2014
The new WHO EVM Assessment Tool (version 1.1.0) is available for download from the EVM restricted access website: https://extranet.who.int/evm The attached release note briefly summarizes the...
Patrick Lydon - 2014
Passing along this link to a recent article from Prashant Yadav published in Vaccine on a framework for supply chain integration. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0264410X14013589 ...
Please find at the link below the revised WHO multi-dose vial policy. Please disseminate widely to all EPI staff. Thank you. Veuillez trouver au lien ci-dessous la nouvelle politique de l'OMS en ce...
Patrick Lydon - 2014
New interesting articles from the folks at MIT/Zaragoza Logistics Centre in press for [b]Operations Research for Health Care[/b]....
Dear experts, I have two questions for you. 1/ On most of blistered and non blistered medicine monograph, there is written that medicines should be kept in a cool and dry place. WHO guidance on...
Anna-Lea Kahn - 2014
We are pleased to inform you that the latest IPAC Meeting Report is now available online through the following...
Patrick Lydon - 2014
In case the TechNet community is interested. [b] [url=http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0264410X14010214]Global vaccine supply. The increasing role of manufacturers from middle...
Patrick Lydon - 2014
Dear TechNet Community   Since the endorsement of the decade-long Global Vaccine Action Plan ([url=http://www.who.int/immunization/global_vaccine_action_plan/en/]GVAP[/url]) by the World Health...
Deleted User - 2014
I am writing to the group in hopes to receive some insight into EVM Assessments. Are countries require to post their results online? Is there are repository of this results somewhere? Thank you...
Moderator - 2014
[i]Cross-posted from the IAPHL forum with thanks![/i] We are pleased to announce that the IAPHL website now provides you with access to a FREE online course, called Lessons in Logistics Management...
Today in the PG Activity, PGs questioned me about 'Thermal assault' for which I could not get adequate references. As of now we need to keep the reconstituting diluent in the cold chain at...
Paul Colrain - 2013
The new WHO EVM Assessment Tool (version 1.0.9) is available for download from the EVM restricted access website: https://extranet.who.int/evm . To install the tool: • Login to the restricted...
Moderator - 2013
[i]This summary is being cross-posted from the IAPHL discussion forum with many thanks![/i] The [url=http://iaphl.org/]International Association of Public Health Logisticians[/url] has recently...
Moderator - 2013
The popular Temperature Stability of Vaccines slides that were originally produced by Dr. Julie Milstien for the TechNet21 2006 consultation have been further updated. The authors have made some...
Moderator - 2013
[url=http://technet-21.org/images/agorapro/attachments/3194/IPAC-2013Aprilreport-FINAL.pdf]IPAC-2013Aprilreport-FINAL.pdf[/url] This report covers the highlights of the meeting held in April...
Moderator - 2012
The Immunization Practices Advisory Committee (IPAC), established in 2010, supports and advises the Director of the Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals (IVB), with the review and/or...
Karan Sagar - 2011
Till now, many countries were using relatively cheap vaccines for their EPI program and therefore the issue of vaccine wastage was not given much importance as the focus was on reaching maximum...
Karan Sagar - 2011
GoI is planning to put in place open vial policy at the facility level. In that context I would like to get comments from the members on a draft opertional guideline. This has been prepared from WHO...
Hi all! Though I've looked around TechNet before and found some very insightful info, this is my first time to post! I'm a student intern at an organization that seeks to better understand the...
Alex Lee - 2010
Does anyone have any idea where I could possibly find information about the number of vaccines wasted due to problems with things like freezing? Thanks.
prabirkc - 2010
In my humble opinion Michel and Robert have asked a useful question. Very often polio or other campaigns displace Measles and Bcg in subdistrict stores. The unwritten convention is to move them to...
Moderator - 2010
As a part of study aimed towards assessing the magnitude and key drivers of vaccine wastage rate, the general understanding is that wastage rates are typically higher for multi-dose vial vaccines in...
Optimize.WHO - 2010
Modeling tools under development[i]by Tessa Tan-Torres, WHO; Linda Allain, USAID | DELIVER PROJECT; Bruce Lee, University of Pittsburgh; and Carol Levin, PATH[/i] If developing countries are to meet...
Umit Kartoglu - 2010
The World Health Organization (WHO) today released its final draft of [i][url=http://www.who.int/immunization_standards/public_review/en/index.html]Model requirements for the storage and transport...
Deleted User - 2010
[b]Vaccine Wastage Assessment, India[/b] [i]By Ranjit Dhiman / Satish Kumar Gupta- UNICEF India[/i] In collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Government of India, UNICEF with WHO and partners...
Information gathered from the Health Ministry through the RTI Act confirms the overall shortage of 17 crore doses for diphtheria, measles, tetanus and oral polio vaccine.The shortage for diphtheria...
Alex Lee - 2009
[b]Temperature Monitoring Study To Commence in Vietnam and Uganda[/b] [i]by Joanie Robertson, Huong Vu and James Cheyne, PATH [/i]While some vaccines will lose their potency if they are stored at...
Moderator - 2007
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...
Moderator - 2006
POST 00936E : WASTAGE RATES Follow-up on Posts 00906E and 00910E 6 June 2006 ______________________________________________________________ This discussion is derived from another...
Moderator - 2006
POST 00915E : VACCINE WASTAGE Follow-up on Posts 00889E, 00894E, 00899E, 00906E and 00910E 22 April 2006 ________________________________________________________________ This posting...
Moderator - 2006
POST 00910E : VACCINE WASTAGE Follow-up on Posts 00889E, 00894E, 00899E and 00906E 11 April 2006 __________________________________ This posting contains a contribution from Sridharan...
Moderator - 2006
POST 00909E : VACCINE FREEZING / A REQUEST 8 April 2006 ______________________________ Dear TechNet members; As part of our efforts to build a global understanding of the risks...
Moderator - 2006
POST 00906E : WASTAGE RATES Follow-up on Posts 00889E, 00894E and 00899E 2 April 2006 _________________________________ This posting is a continuation of the discussion started by...
Moderator - 2004
POST 00695E : APPROACHES TO ELIMINATING FREEZING : HEALTH WORKERS' VIEWS Follow-up on Post 00684E and 00693E 9 July 2004 _______________________________ Robert Davis...
Moderator - 2004
POST 00693E : APPROACHES TO ELIMINATING FREEZING : A STUDY REPORT Follow-up on Post 00684E 3 July 2004 _______________________________ Alejo Bejemino (mailto:[email protected]) shares...
Moderator - 2004
POST 00684E : APPROACHES TO ELIMINATING FREEZING : A STUDY REPORT 9 June 2004 _______________________________ Carib Nelson (mailto:[email protected]) informs us of a study done at PATH. The full...
Moderator - 2004
POST 00683E : VACCINE FORECAST Follow-up on Posts 00649E, 00662E, 00671E and 00672E 7 June 2004 ____________________________________________________________ Michel Zaffran...
Moderator - 2004
POST 00681E : VACCINE WASTAGE Follow-up on Post 00620E and all postings on Vaccine Forecast 28 May 2004 ________________________________ Ãœmit Kartoglu (mailto:[email protected]) from WHO...
Moderator - 2004
POST 00672E : VACCINE FORECAST Follow-up on Posts 00649E, 00662E and 00671E 11 May 2004 ________________________________ To pursue this discussion on vaccine forecast, follows an exchange...
Moderator - 2004
POST 00671E : VACCINE FORECAST Follow-up on Posts 00649E and 00662E 8 May 2004 ________________________________ This posting contains two contributions. The first comes from Julie Milstien...
Moderator - 2004
POST 00662E : VACCINE FORECAST Follow-up on Post 00649E 13 April 2004 ________________________________ This posting starts with a contribution from Alejo Bejemino...
Moderator - 2004
POST 00649E : VACCINE FORECAST 12 March 2004 _______________________________________ Alasdair Wylie (mailto:[log in to unmask]) comments on new policies regarding the vaccine forecast formula as...
Moderator - 2003
POST 00620E : VACCINE WASTAGE 17 December 2003 ________________________________ It is a pleasure to inform you that the document "Monitoring Vaccine Wastage at Country Level", written by our...
Moderator - 2003
POST 00607E : VACCINE WASTAGE 27 September 2003 _____________________________________ Arantxa Colchero Aragones (mailto:[log in to unmask]) is asking a question about wastage rates and Ãœmit...