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Currently, 55% of the total population (744m, UNPD 2022 2021) received at least one dose of the COVID-19 jab. The fully vaccinated population is at 47% while the partially vaccinated at 8%. To...
Empowering Community Voices to Promote Vaccine Confidence through Social Media Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at 8:00 AM EST | 12:00 PM GMT | 3:00 PM EAT | 5:00 AM PDT (Find your local time) On behalf...
Deadline extended  Do you work on health or immunization? Are you passionate about new and innovative approaches to improving vaccination coverage? If ‘yes’, then we’d like to hear from...
Dear All, USAID is partnering with Digital Square to assess how governments and investors can harness existing digital tools and platforms to efficiently support response efforts in the ongoing...
Pakistan is among 2 last countries with Afghanistan that are struggling to eradicate polio from the country. Despite of repeated SIA's (more than 100 rounds) and having good LQAS results showing high...
David Brown - 2019
Recent reports [1] of counterfeit yellow fever vaccination certificates in Zambia follow reports of falsified proof of vaccination documents being used in other countries, including Ethiopia [2],...
Hemanthi - 2018
During the GIM conducted in Rwanda in June 2018, a breakout session entitled “Innovations & Transitions for Immunization Data” was moderated by Jan Grevendonk, WHO HQ, and Hope Johnson, The Gavi...
Hemanthi - 2018
You will find in the TechNet-21 Resource Library the recently released WHO report "Explorations of Inequality: Childhood Immunization"  and its accompanying interactive data...
Dear all  We wish to share the activity held in our college (KVG Medical College & Hospiatal) on 24 October 2017 with the readers.  On 24th October 2017, Rotary - Sullia branch in collaboration...
Dan Brigden - 2017
Dear TechNet community, The 15th TechNet Conference will take place next week in Cascais, Portugal. All plenary sessions will be streamed on the TechNet-21 channel on YouTube, so if you are not...
Patrick Lydon - 2016
Interesting paper from EMHJ describing systemic bottlenecks and proposes potentialsolutions for routine EPI in Pakistan
Patrick Lydon - 2016
Dear TechNet Community, WHO and UNICEF are pleased to announce the release of a new Joint Statement on Achieving immunization targets with the comprehensive effective vaccine management (EVM)...
Holly Deaton - 2015
A well-designed, well-operated supply chain that delivers health supplies to patients and clients who need them is critical to the success of any health system. With an electronic logistics...
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...
The September 2015 Vaccine Information Management System (VIMS)Report on Global Vaccine Introductionfrom IVAC at Johns Hopkins is now availablehere. Recent vaccine introduction updates (since May...
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,...
Chris Wright - 2015
TechNet 2015 Day 3 tackled Managing the System: Human Resources for Supply Chain Management and Data for Management. These two themes are closely linked.People are the sources of data, and people...
Moderator - 2014
This summary has been extracted from the IVAC website. For best viewing, please [url=http://www.jhsph.edu/research/centers-and-institutes/ivac/resources/ISPPD9-SouthAsiaSymposium/index.html]click...
[b]Pakistan Vaccine Logistics Management Information System (vLMIS) Release 2 went Live this week:[/b] vLMIS release 2 is a single web based integrated platform for reporting Routine Immunization,...
Deleted User - 2013
Unknown gunmen on Saturday the 28th of December 2013 opened indiscriminate fire on entering a hospital and fled from the scene. Subsequently, one polio worker, Zahid Gul, was killed on the spot...
Deleted User - 2013
Around 12 million people in Pakistan are suffering from hepatitis B and C, with Balochistan topping the list followed by Punjab, Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Pakistan has the highest therapeutic use...
Deleted User - 2013
Wild Polio virus type 1 (WPV1) stills exists in Quetta as samples collected from the city's sewage system suggested persistence of the virus in the environment. The detection of polio virus has...
Deleted User - 2013
Afzal Malik (Journalist) The prevailing rate of infant and maternal mortality rate in Pakistan continues to be among the highest in the region. A seminar was organized to highlight the importance...
Moderator - 2013
World Polio Day (24 October) was established by Rotary International over a decade ago to commemorate the birth of Jonas Salk, who led the first team to develop a vaccine against poliomyelitis. Use...
Moderator - 2013
[i]Cross-posted from the IAPHL discussion forum with thanks![/i] The USAID | DELIVER project compiles a list of new public health tools and resources each quarter. We are pleased to share this...
Moderator - 2013
[i]Cross-posted from [url=http://www.childsurvival.net/?content=com_frontpage]www.childsurvival.net[/url] with thanks![/i] I wanted to let you know about an exciting new polio initiative...
Optimize.WHO - 2013
by Raja Rao and Joseph Torres, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation In November last year, 17 different proposals on how to optimize immunization systems were each awarded $100,000 by the...
Moderator - 2013
[i]This blog by Judith Kaufmann has been cross-posted from the Health Affairs blog.[/i] Many thanks. The week of December 17 was a grim one for the polio eradication effort in Pakistan. Seven...
Moderator - 2012
[i]Countries raise more local funds in 2012[/i] A total of 13 countries in the WHO’s African Region (AFRO) immunized more than 38 million children against measles in supplementary campaigns in...
Moderator - 2012
[i]Note from the Editors[/i] Welcome to this Special Partners’ Forum Edition of The Dose! In keeping with the theme of the Partners’ Forum-- results, innovation, sustainability and equity...
Moderator - 2012
Welcome to the World Polio Day special. Since this time last year, India has been taken off the list of countries with active wild poliovirus transmission. Polio now stalks children among the...
Moderator - 2012
[b]In the line of duty[/b] Last month in Pakistan, two tragic incidents served as an important reminder of the bravery of those on the polio frontlines and the risks they face to ensure children...
Moderator - 2012
Polio focus at World Health Assembly This week, global health leaders are discussing whether to consider polio eradication a 'programmatic emergency for global public health'. Download the...
Moderator - 2012
The global emergency to end polio was evident this month from frontline to executive floor. UNICEF Executive Director, Anthony Lake, travelled to Chad and Rotary International President, Kalyan...
Moderator - 2012
It’s official, India has been removed from the list of polio-endemic countries. From the 125 countries in the world that were infected with polio when the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI)...
Moderator - 2012
Dear polio eradication supporter, While we wait for the final case count for 2011, we can look back over the year as one of mixed success and setbacks. One success will go into the history books:...
Moderator - 2011
Dear polio eradication supporter, Last month, we flagged that there would be critical changes ahead at the Global Polio Eradication Initiative to increase the speed with which we identify and...
Moderator - 2011
Dear Readers, On behalf of editorial team, welcome to our very first issue of the Civil Society Dose! We hope you will make reading our GAVI CSO publication a routine pleasure. As civil...
Moderator - 2011
Dear colleagues,? Please find attached the Monthly Situation Report as usual and visit [url=http://www.polioeradication.org/]www.polioeradication.org[/url] for regular updates on the Global Polio...
prabirkc - 2011
It was in late 1981 that I met a man with a Lenin-like beard in the “Black Hole”, next to the room where the male interns stayed in Bagayam. He stayed in a room with his wife- also a doctor. He...
Moderator - 2011
Dear Colleagues, Please find attached the Monthly Situation Report as usual and visit [url=http://www.polioeradication.org/]www.polioeradication.org[/url] for regular updates on the Global Polio...
Moderator - 2011
Dear Colleagues, The team at the Global Polio Eradication Initiative is currently reviewing its publications and would like your input. We have put together a small survey which should take no more...
Moderator - 2011
Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to attach the report of the 30 June - 1 July 2011 meeting of the Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) for the Global Polio Eradication Initiative...
Moderator - 2011
Dear Colleagues, Please visit for regular updates on the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. Note that all data in this report refer to 28 June 2011. The French version will be available on 08...
Moderator - 2011
Dear colleagues, Please visit [url=http://www.polioeradication.org/]www.polioeradication.org[/url] for regular updates on the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. Note that all data in this report...
TechNet Admin - 2011
Pentavalent stories: Lucknow deaths subjudice http://hindu.com/2010/08/24/stories/2010082457281300.htm Initially, it was said that three deaths had occurred due to the anti-measles vaccine and...
Moderator - 2011
Dear Colleagues, Please visit www.polioeradication.org for regular updates on the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. Note that all data in this report refers to 04 May 2011. The French version...
Moderator - 2011
Dear colleagues, Please visit www.polioeradication.org for regular updates on the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. Note that all data in this report refers to 30 March 2011. The French version...
Moderator - 2011
Dear Colleagues, Please visit www.polioeradication.org for regular updates on the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. Note that all data in this report refers to 01 March 2011. The French...
Moderator - 2011
Dear colleagues, Please visit www.polioeradication.org for regular updates on the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. Note that all data in this report refers to 01 February 2011. The French...
Moderator - 2011
Dear colleagues,? Please visit www.polioeradication.org for regular updates on the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. Note that all data in this report refers to 14 December 2010. The French...
ghulamtaqi - 2010
[b]VSSM INTRODUCTION AT NATIONAL VACCINE STORE ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN[/b] [b](By Ghulam Taqi)[/b] [b][i] [/i][/b] [b][i]Country Background:[/i][/b] Pakistan is the largest country in WHO Eastern...
Moderator - 2010
Dear colleagues, Please visit [url=http://www.polioeradication.org/]www.polioeradication.org[/url] for regular updates on the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. Note that all data in this report...
Moderator - 2010
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. ...
TechNet Admin - 2010
[b]UPDATE ON MATERNAL NEONATAL TETANUS ELIMINATION AS OF OCTOBER 2010[/b] [b] [/b] [b] [/b]WHO/CHERG estimates for causes of child mortality show that Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus (MNT) was...
Moderator - 2010
I have one suggestion on a different topic for which I need comments from experts.  In Polio Eradication programs, the Non-Polio Entero virus rates in the stool specimens is taken as a proxy...
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...
Moderator - 2010
James Cheyne shares with us the jointly produced (IFRC/GAVI Alliance) advocacy report on immunization, entitled "Unfinished business". The report was pre-released at the UN Palais in Geneva earlier...
Moderator - 2010
As regards prophylaxis you can address only specific group. How long are you going to use the prophylaxis? These are the issues to be addressed and I appreciate your concern. Regards, Nagaraj
Moderator - 2010
I need an urgent reply on the following questions regarding H1N1 pandemic from the experts: [list]Pakistan is faced with worst floods in its history. Can we start H1N1 vaccination among the...
Dear Technet Subscribers, I have attached a study conducted in Pakistan on the use of re-designed immunization cards, in an attempt to provide relief from the almost exclusively CC and logistics...
Moderator - 2009
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...
Moderator - 2009
Mojtaba Haghgou and Hailu Kenea write from Islamabad (Pakistan) and share newspaper clippings on the Federal Vaccine Store in Islamabad. The Government of Pakistan is committed to improving the...
Moderator - 2008
POST 01345E: DURING GLOBAL RECESSION USE SCARCE RESOURCES RESPONSIBLY (POLIO ERADICATION) FOLLOW-UP ON POSTS...
Moderator - 2008
POST 01341E: POLIO ERADICATION VS CONTROL—THE REAL COSTS FOLLOW-UP ON...
Moderator - 2008
POST 01339E: POLIO—ERADICATION VS CONTROL FOLLOW-UP ON [url=http://listserv.technet21.org/cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind0810&L=TECHNET21E&T=0&F=&S=&X=3C619C7F064F66F56B&Y=moderator%40technet21.org&P=7104]POST...
Moderator - 2008
POST 01329E: THE STATE OF ASIA PACIFIC’S CHILDREN REPORT 2008 28 SEPTEMBER 2008 ******************************************* For those of you who have not already accessed this report,...
Moderator - 2008
POST 01263E: GLOBAL IMMUNIZATION NEWS 9 MAY 2008 ******************************************* Hemanthi Dassanayake Nicolas...
Moderator - 2007
POST 01090E : NEW REFRIGERATOR EVALUATION Follow-up on Post 01080E 9 May 2007 ____________________________________ Alejo Bejemino (mailto:[email protected]) from the...
Moderator - 2007
POST 01082E : REFRIGERATOR/FREEZERS PURCHASE AND OPERATING COSTS Follow-up on Posts 01063E...
Moderator - 2006
POST 00992E : COLD CHAIN CAPACITY ASSESSMENT Follow-up on Posts 00965E, 00971E, 00974E and 00980E 15 October 2006 ___________________________________________ NOTE : As posted on our...
Moderator - 2006
POST 00987E : MATERIAL OF INTEREST 9 October 2006 ___________________________________________ This posting is sending you various material of interest reproduced from Tech Updates. Thanks to...
Moderator - 2006
POST 00937E : THINKING THE UNTHINKABLE Follow-up on Posts 00917E, 00923E and 00931E 8 June 2006 __________________________________________________________ This posting contains five...
Moderator - 2004
POST 00715E : WASTE MANAGEMENT : AN ARTICLE 17 September 2004 _____________________________________ Philippe JAILLARD (mailto:[email protected]) from Bénin shares an article from the French...
Moderator - 2004
POST 00633E : POLIO ERADICATION 14 January 2004 ________________________________ Tomorrow (already today for many of you) at 13:50pm in WHO, Ministers of Health from Afghanistan, Egypt, India,...
Moderator - 2004
POST 00633E : POLIO ERADICATION 14 January 2004 ________________________________ Tomorrow (already today for many of you) at 13:50pm in WHO, Ministers of Health from Afghanistan, Egypt, India,...
Moderator - 2003
POST 00575E : VACCINE FREEZING Follow-up on POSTS 00571E and 00574E 28 June 2003 ______________________________________________ This posting contains three contributions. The first is from...
Moderator - 2002
POST 00512E : CONTAMINATION STUDY OF NEEDLE REMOVERS Follow-up on Post 00509E and 00510E 20 October 2002 __________________________________________________________ Anthony Battersby...
Moderator - 2002
POST 00446E : USE OF VVMs ON ALL VACCINES 15 April 2002 ______________________________________________________________________________ Dr. Jayaprakash of UNICEF/Micronesia contributes the...
Moderator - 2002
POST 00434E : GAVI UPDATE 5 March 2002 _____________________________________________________________________ Hemanthi Dassanayake is sharing with us the GAVI Update of 1 March 2002. If you have...
Moderator - 2002
POST 00434E : GAVI UPDATE 5 March 2002 _____________________________________________________________________ Hemanthi Dassanayake is sharing with us the GAVI Update of 1 March 2002. If you have...
Moderator - 2002
POST 00434E : GAVI UPDATE 5 March 2002 _____________________________________________________________________ Hemanthi Dassanayake is sharing with us the GAVI Update of 1 March 2002. If you have...
Moderator - 2002
POST 00421E : GAVI UPDATE 2February 2002 ________________________________________________________ Hemanthi Dassanayake is sharing with us GAVI Update of 1st February 2002. Those who have...
Moderator - 2001
POST00398E GAVI UPDATE - 13 December 2001 Hemanthi Dassanayake from WHO kindly shared wi