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Thirty countries have now introduced IPV vaccine as part of objective 2 of the Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategic Plan. In August, the second of the polio endemic countries, Pakistan,...
Optimize.WHO - 2015
[i]by Dan Brigden, WHO[/i] Over the last five years, project Optimize has worked closely with national immunization programs to explore innovative solutions to supply chain challenges. Each...
John Lloyd - 2014
The 'Moving Warehouse' (MW) system of vaccine distribution issues vaccine as needed from a mobile stock to a series of stores situated on a pre-planned delivery circuit. MW has proved to be the best...
John Lloyd - 2014
Icelined refrigerators have become a dominant standard worldwide for the safe storage of vaccine in areas of unreliable electricity supplies. In the 35 years since the start of the Product...
Optimize.WHO - 2013
[i]by Patrick Lydon, WHO, and Prashant Yadav, University of Michigan[/i] Project Optimize has recently published a document that examines the benefits, challenges, and rationale for integrating...
Optimize.WHO - 2013
by Jan Grevendonk, WHO Project Optimize has worked closely with national immunization programs throughout the world to demonstrate innovative solutions to supply chain challenges. Many of these...
Optimize.WHO - 2013
[i]by Michel Zaffran, WHO[/i] In December 2007, a team of talented individuals from PATH and the World Health Organization (WHO) came together to form project Optimize, a five-year collaboration...
Moderator - 2013
The TechNet21 consultation was held in Dakar, Senegal from 5-7 February 2013. Around 200 delegates attended the conference, where presentations were made on a wide range of subjects. We bring you the...
Optimize.WHO - 2012
by Kamel Senouci and Lara Gautier, AMP Many national immunization programs rely on the professional advice of national immunization technical advisory groups (NITAGs) to help them make critical...
The Georgia Institute of Technology has received a $100,000 Grand Challenges Explorations grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The program funds individuals worldwide to explore ideas that...
Optimize.WHO - 2012
[i]by Mojtaba Haghgou, consultant, and Ramzi Ouichi, WHO [/i] A web-based version of the Vaccination Supply Stock Management (VSSM) tool has been successfully deployed in Iran. Now, project...
Moderator - 2012
[i]Cross-posted from the January 2012 [i]Global Immunization News[/i] issue. Many thanks. [/i] 31/01/2012 from UNICEF Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CEECIS)...
Moderator - 2012
Cross-posted from the January 2012 issue of GIN with thanks. 31/01/2012 from Madhav Balakrishnan, WHO HQ The Global Network for Post-marketing Surveillance (PMS) of Vaccines was established by WHO...
Moderator - 2011
There is a fee to register for the live seminar but in agreement with Optimize the webinar will be recorded and [b]can be heard free of charge on TechNet21.org[/b] at the beginning of June. This...
Optimize.WHO - 2011
by Steve McCarney, John Lloyd, and Joanie Robertson, PATH A group of public- and private-sector partners are collaborating with project Optimize to evaluate a range of innovative transportation and...
Optimize.WHO - 2011
[i]by Steve McCarney and Joanie Robertson, PATH[/i] Many health facilities in remote areas operate without grid electricity, have unreliable electricity, or find that using electricity is too...
Moderator - 2011
A meeting was held in WHO headquarters in Geneva on 25 January 2011 to bring together stakeholders to discuss vaccine price and pricing policy information. The objectives of the meeting were...
Moderator - 2011
This message has been cross-posted from HPV Vaccine Global Community of Practice. With many thanks to Robert Steinglass. Dear Lisa, I agree with Sarah Mullins that there is a great opportunity to...
Moderator - 2010
The first global training on effective vaccine management by Hailu Makonnen Kenea, Souleymane Kone, and Modibo Dicko from WHO; and Andrew Garnett, consultant. On July 29, 2010, after ten days of...
Optimize.WHO - 2010
Tunisia to demonstrate innovative supply chain solutions for the future[i]by Patrick Lydon and Ibrahim Abdel Rahim, WHO[/i] A new era of immunization supply systems officially got under way on...
Moderator - 2009
[b]Tunisia Explores New Supply Chain Solutions for Health [/b] [i]by Patrick Lydon, WHO[/i] After several preliminary discussions,...
TechNet Admin - 2009
[justify]Colleagues and partners[/justify] [justify]As some of you know, the 11th AFRICON took place in Hammamet, Tunisia from March 21 to 27. AFRICON stands for [b]Public Service International...
Moderator - 2009
Are Vertical Supply Chains Still Necessary?[i]by Modibo Dicko, Coordinator, Project Optimize, WHO [/i] For the past 30 years, immunization—like many other health programs—has been managed...
Moderator - 2009
POST 01409E: REPORT OF TECHNET21 MEETING IN TUNISIA 29 MARCH 2009 ****************************************** The final report of the TechNet21 meeting in Tunisia is attached. Readers can...
Moderator - 2008
POST 01359E: TECHNET21 2008 MEETING PRESENTATIONS: DAY 2 5 DECEMBER 2008 ****************************************** The day 2 presentations covered future scenarios with regard to vaccine...
Moderator - 2008
POST 01358E: TECHNET21 2008 MEETING PRESENTATIONS: DAY I 4 DECEMBER 2008 ****************************************** Many apologies for the break in communications. The TechNet21 meeting at...
Moderator - 2008
POST 01340E: TECHNET21 2008 CONSULTATION—INFORMATION BULLETIN 23 OCTOBER 2008 ****************************************** The TechNet21 2008 consultation will take place...
Moderator - 2008
POST 01324E: TECHNET21 2008 MEETING DATES FINALISED 16 SEPTEMBER 2008 ******************************************* The dates for the TechNet21 2008 consultation have been confirmed for 2-4...
Moderator - 2008
POST 01301E: TECHNET21 2008 MEETING 8 AUGUST 2008 ******************************************* TechNet Secretariat is pleased to announce officially that the next TechNet meeting will be...
Moderator - 2000
Post00237 WASTE MANAGEMENT + INJECTION SAFETY 30 March 2000 CONTENTS 1. DECREASING THE PUBLIC HEALTH BURDEN OF HEALTHCARE WASTE 2. DRAFT KEY ELEMENTS:A NATIONAL STRATEGY:SAFE HEALTH-CARE WASTE...
Moderator - 2000
Post0221 LOGISTICS, SURVEILLANCE & DISEASE CONTROL 25 January 2000 CONTENTS 1. LOGISTICS MODULE FOR SURVEILLANCE 2. DRAFT MANUAL ON SURVEILLANCE LOGISTICS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD 3. POLIO...