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Description: PATH’s Living Labs Initiative used human-centered design methods to gather feedback on proposed labels for COVID-19 vaccine vials and cartons. Healthcare workers in Kenya and...
Brian Pal - 2021
Dear Technet community, I wanted to provide everyone with an update regarding available information resources on the Varo Android app as well as a separate software tool called Pogo LT that works...
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...
Wendy Prosser - 2020
Vx Data Insights Webinar #5: Ad-hoc health facility tools & workarounds: How Kenyan healthcare workers create their own solutions to immunization data challenges August 13, 2020, 9:30 a.m. EST /...
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...
Wendy Prosser - 2020
Vx Data Insights Webinar #4: How WhatsApp is transforming communications within the Kenyan healthcare system July 30, 2020, 9:30 a.m. EST / 3:30 p.m. CEST (Geneva) REGISTER...
Wendy Prosser - 2020
Policy vs Practice: Two modes that reflect decision-making in the Kenyan health system July 16, 2020, 9:30 a.m. EST / 3:30 p.m. CEST (Geneva) REGISTER...
Wendy Prosser - 2020
The Health System Map and Its Actors: Introducing you to the key actors who make up the Kenyan Immunization Program July 2, 2020, 9:30 a.m. EDT / 1:30 p.m. GMT REGISTER...
Wendy Prosser - 2020
You are invited to join an upcoming webinar: Re-framing how we think about decision-making: 3 lessons from healthcare workers and managers in Kenya June 18, 2020, 9:30 a.m. EST / 3:30 p.m....
Andrew Brown - 2020
Dear Colleagues, Please circulate the following opportunity within your networks.IntraHealth is looking for a 'Senior Advisor for health workforce strengthening' to support the conceptualization and...
Jenny Hu - 2019
Dear TechNet community, Poor power conditions are a major challenge to maintaining the vaccine cold chain in many LMICs, necessitating the development of specialized CCE such as ILRs and SDD...
Kibet Sang - 2019
I am a refrigeration technician working in Kenya Bomet county under the ministry of heath. I am dealing with vaccine fridges for immunization. I will be in touch with you in new development of cce.
Innovations in Measles and Rubella Elimination in the African Region Guest Editors: Robert Davis: Measles Delegate, American Red Cross, Nairobi, Kenya James L. Goodson: Senior Measles...
Hemanthi - 2018
A new article is available on converage and timeliness of vaccination and the validity of routine estimates: Insights from a vaccine registry in Kenya BACKGROUND: The benefits of childhood...
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...
David Brown - 2018
As many are aware, homemade home-based records (HBRs) are often used to replace official HBRs during stock-outs or situations where the official HBR was damaged or lost. By their nature,...
The October edition of the People that Deliver Newsflash is now available:  http://conta.cc/2xxizFp In this issue:  PtD elects a new Chairperson Building a strong supply chain workforce in...
PSA is pleased to share the new issue of the “Health & Humanitarian – supply chain review” magazine. For your free access, go to:...
Lora Shimp - 2017
Greetings, colleagues. With increasing importance on user-focused improvements in routine, administrative immunization data quality and use, it is useful to have some experience-sharing from country...
Dear Colleagues, Are you looking for courses to further develop your supply chain management skills? Have you just entered the health supply chain and logistics sector? Or are you an organisation...
IAPHL - 2017
JSI is recruiting for the new position of Executive Director of the IAPHL (International Association of Public Health Logisticians) to be based in Nairobi, Kenya. Do you (or someone you know) have...
Dear All, It gives me great pleasure to announce that Imperial Health Sciences will be hosting the next Warehouse Operations Management (WOM) program in English from the 8th – 19th of May 2017....
Dear Colleagues, After tremendous success in November 2016, PSA is pleased to announce that we are once again bringing our training courses to Nairobi, Kenya in July 2017. This is an opportunity...
Greetings from Strathmore Business School and Imperial Health Sciences. Allow me to introduce to you the PharmCom Program as below: Introduction A 2 week (10 working days) Competency based...
Dan Brigden - 2017
WHO and UNICEF have just published a new evidence brief on solar direct-drive (SDD) vaccine refrigerators and freezers. It includes case studies from Tanzania, Colombia and Kenya, as well as an...
Dan Brigden - 2017
Happy New Year to all TechNet members! I trust that the holiday season was relaxing and peaceful for all. I want to take this opportunity to thank you all for your continued participation in the...
David Brown - 2016
Posting by: David W Brown, Brown Consulting Group International, LLC, North Carolina, USA Marta Gacic-Dobo, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland The WHO and UNICEF recommend that...
Gilles Ries - 2016
At B Medical Systems we have received lately more and more complaints about RCW50EG, absorption type vaccine refrigerator / ice pack freezer, that stopped working or never started working correctly....
Dear All, It gives me great pleasure to announce that Imperial Health Sciences will host the next Warehouse Operations Management (WOM) program in English from the 24th of October – 4th of...
Introduction A 2 week (10 working days) Competencybased training for Procurement Managers delivered by The Institute of Healthcare Management, Strathmore University Business School Course...
Dear Colleagues, PSA is pleased to announce that the new issue ofHealth & Humanitarian - the supply chain reviewmagazine is now available online. This issue has been made possible after close...
Patrick Lydon - 2016
In case this new article published in Applied Energy is of interest http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0306261916302793 AbstractAn intermittent solar adsorption refrigerator can...
Moderator - 2015
It is that time of the year when one takes stock and looks ahead. Looking back at 2015, the two words that come to mind are ‘eventful’ and ‘change’. The TechNet community came together, in...
Dan Brigden - 2015
Drum-roll please! The Top Ten most popular discussions on the TechNet forum in 2015, as defined by total page-views recorded by Google Analytics, are listed below in reverse order. If you missed them...
Moderator - 2015
Choices, choices, choices – they are both the bane and blessing of our times. As immunization managers, we now have a wide array of PQS-prequalified cold chain equipment to choose from, but how do...
James Cheyne - 2015
During the TechNet consultation in Bangkok ten innovation projects that were given special prominence.All the projects are truly impressive in their scope, attention to detail and focused on...
The IVAC VIMS Report on Global Vaccine Introduction - September 2014 is out! Recent updates (since March 2014) include: -South Sudan's introduction of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) vaccine in...
Dear All, I am a project coordinator for Nexleaf Analytics. We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to building low-cost technologies that create positive health, environmental and social impact....
Moderator - 2013
[i]Thank you Dr Robert Steinglass for sharing these presentations and films with the forum.[/i] Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), the Drugs for Neglected Diseases...
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...
Optimize.WHO - 2012
An interview with Lisa Ganley-Leal and Pauline Mwinzi, Epsilon Therapeutics Earlier this year, Lisa Ganley-Leal and Pauline Mwinzi were awarded $100,000 by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation...
Moderator - 2012
[i][b]Leadership for Measles & Rubella Elimination[/b][/i] [i][b]Measles & Rubella Initiative's Annual Partnership Meeting[/b] [/i] There was clear and inspiring leadership for measles and...
Optimize.WHO - 2012
by Dr. Joyce Charo, DVI, Kenya and Dr. Anthony Ngatia, CHAI A web-based stock management tool has just been deployed in five regional stores across Kenya. The goal is to ensure the availability of...
Moderator - 2012
On the occasion of the first Global Summit on Child Survival held in Washington DC on 14th and 15th June 2012 and hosted by governments of USA, Ethiopia and India – with the collaboration of UNICEF...
prabirkc - 2012
Excerpts from a discussion on another forum about adverse events following immunization (AEFI) data collection. [i]Dhruv wrote:[/i] A wise option. Why don't we develop a cellphone-based...
Moderator - 2012
[i]Cross-posted from the February 2012 Global Immunization News issue. Many thanks. [/i] 29/02/2012 from Jhilmil Bahl, WHO HQ As the introductions of Pneumo and Rota vaccines in 2012 are fast...
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
This has been cross-posted from the [url=http://sabin.org/blog/progress-sustainable-immunization-financing-program]SABIN website[/url] with thanks. Since late 2008, the...
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, 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, 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 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...
Moderator - 2010
[i]Written by: S Kibet, WHO Kenya; P Zaninka & T Rweizire, Uganda EPI; R Anderson, UW; and S Newland, PATH[/i] Improving the efficiency and effectiveness of vaccine supply chains is no easy task,...
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...
Optimize.WHO - 2010
Toward a global framework for e-health information systems by David Lubinski and Jan Grevendonk, PATH Improving health outcomes through strengthened platforms and systems has emerged as a guiding...
Optimize.WHO - 2010
[i]by Janos Maté, SolarChill Project, and Steve McCarney, PATH[/i] On March 18, 2010, the [url=http://www.who.int/en/]World Health Organization (WHO)[/url] prequalified its first solar direct-drive...
ousmane dia - 2009
Since 1994, with USAID funding, JSI has conducted international courses on supply chain management of health commodities. These training activities have been a pivotal part of the supply chain...
Moderator - 2009
Dear Moderator, I'd be grateful to know if any of your readers have experience with use of cell phones for transmission of cold chain stock position data from the district level upwards. Kenya has...
Optimize.WHO - 2009
Managing cold chain equipment is getting easier[i]by Sophie Newland, David Lubinski, and John Lloyd, PATH [/i] Introducing newer, bulkier vaccines into a national immunization schedule can be a...
Moderator - 2009
POST 01408E: NEW PACK-ANIMAL TRANSPORTABLE SOLAR-POWERED REFRIGERATOR 28 MARCH 2009 ****************************************** Many thanks to Joanie Robertson...
Moderator - 2008
POST 01259E: REPAIR/NON-REPAIR OF COLD CHAIN EQUIPMENT 29 APRIL 2008 Follow up on posts: [url=http://listserv.technet21.org/cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind0804&L=TECHNET21E&T=0&O=D&F=&S=&P=9396]POST...
Moderator - 2007
POST 01132E : Hib VACCINE STUDIES 1 August 2007 ____________________________________ Those of you who read the last issue of GIN probably saw the news on Hib Vaccine cost-effectiveness in...
Moderator - 2007
POST 01076E : BCG EFFICACY QUESTIONED Follow-up on Post 01070E...
Moderator - 2006
Post 01012E : HIB AND ROTAVIRUS VACCINATION 17 November 2006 ____________________________________ In Post 00987E the resume of an article discussed the effectiveness of Hib vaccine...
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 00923E : THINKING THE UNTHINKABLE Follow-up on Post 00917E 11 May 2006 ________________________________________________________________ This posting contains two contributions in...
Moderator - 2005
POST 00817E : THIMEROSAL AND AUTISM Follow-up on Posts 00809E and 00812E 31 July 2005 _____________________________________ Julie Milstien (mailto:[email protected]) or...
Moderator - 2005
POST 00808E : INJECTION SAFETY 5 July 2005 _____________________________________ The Ministry of Health of Kenya, with support from John Snow International, has published a reference manual for...
Moderator - 2005
POST 00806E : MEASLES CAMPAIGN AND ITN DISTRIBUTION Follow-up on Posts 00763E, 00765E, 00767E, 00768E, 00771E, 00774E, 00778E, 00781E, 00784E, 00789E, 00789E, 00792E and 00796E 29 June...
Moderator - 2004
POST 00675E : WASTE MANAGEMENT EVALUATION Follow-up on Post 00665E 18 May 2004 _______________________________ Samuel Kamau (mailto:[email protected]) from Kenya comments and...
Moderator - 2003
POST 00619E : COMBATING RUMOURS 13 December 2003 _______________________________________ UNICEF Regional Office for East and Southern Africa (ESARO) has produced a report two years ago with the...
Moderator - 2003
POST 00593E : SHAKE TEST Follow-up on POSTS 00571E, 00574E, 00575E, 00579E and 00590E 17 August 2003 ________________________________________ This posting contains 3 contributions. The...
Moderator - 2003
POST 00587E : SUGGESTIONS FOR THE MEETING AGENDA Follow-up on Posts 00574E and 00584E 27 July 2003 _________________________________________ We continue to post suggestions for the agenda...
Moderator - 2003
POST 00553E : REQUESTS FOR COMMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS 28 February 2003 ___________________________________________________ First, we would like to inform members that links to some CDC sites...
Moderator - 2002
POST 00501E : CHILLED WATER PACKS STUDY Follow-up on Posts 00485E 15 September 2002 ________________________________________________________ Sam Kamau (mailto:[log in to unmask]) from...
Moderator - 2002
POST 00441E : IMPACT OF VACCINE VIAL MONITORS (VVM) ON THE USE and DELIVERY OF MEASLES VACCINE Follow-up on Post 00433E 31 March...
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...