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Please refer the Video developed by NCCRC with support of UNICEF with the objective of making the task of WIC/WIF installation much easier, though demonstration of interconnections between WICs/WIFs...
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...
Ian Lester - 2020
The challenge before us is an enormous one – many lives hang in the balance. But never in the history of the world have we had as many resources available to craft solutions as we do today. When a...
WHO recently published a new guidance document: “A practical handbook for planning, implementing and strengthening vaccination in the second year of life” (2YL Handbook). The 2YL...
People that Deliver Launches a New Resource for Health Supply Chain Practitioners: the Human Resources for Supply Chain Management Theory of Change Like all chains, supply chains are no stronger...
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 colleagues, In 2017, WHO, PATH, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, UNICEF and Gavi launched the Vaccine Innovation Prioritisation Strategy (VIPS), with the aim to drive vaccine product...
Working together to unlock the lifesaving power of data 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of WHO and UNICEF’s Joint Reporting Form (JRF) on Immunization – a single form used by all countries to...
Economic studies have shown that immunization is an excellent investment, yielding one of the highest returns in health. One dollar spent on immunization is estimated to generate a $16 return on...
Dear Colleagues, UNICEF Pacific is seeking Consultancy services for the following projects. The Terms of Reference (TOR) & Vacancy Details is accessible through the following links. International...
Dorothy Leab - 2018
Dear TechNet community members, Warm greetings! The cold chain situation in many countries is sub-optimal and affects the capacity of national immunization programs to deliver potent vaccines to all...
David Brown - 2017
Following the July 2017 release of the WHO and UNICEF estimates of national immunization coverage and the corresponding chorus of concerns about sustained (i.e., a more positive alternative to the...
  National and subnational participants from Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Sudan and Syria gathered at the Dead Sea, Jordan from 25 to 27 September to participate in a MENA...
The Immunization Summary app, which is  great tool initiated by Olivier Beauvais, is now updated and includes data up to 2016. Using the app will  allow you accessing immunization data in a...
Shobhana - 2017
UNICEF supports countries in achieving their national immunization goals. The achievement of these goals depend on having strong Immunization Supply Chains Management (ISCM) systems in place that are...
Port Vila, 14 June 2017: The Vanuatu Government will make history today by launching what may be the first ever trial in the Pacific to test the capacity, efficiency and effectiveness of drones to...
Diane Masket - 2017
Dear TechNet, I hope you can join us during World Immunization Week for a webinar on the challenges of immunizing the urban poor and how the global community can adapt to meet the unique needs of...
Vaccine carrier and Cold box selection tool. Dear Cold Chain colleagues, UNICEF SD has developed a tool which makes the process of selecting Vaccine Carriers or Cold Boxes easier. Please follow...
At countries’ request, WHO has worked with UNICEF and PAHO to enhance transparency of vaccine prices, through the creation and maintenance of the Vaccine Product, Price and Procurement Initiative...
Dear colleagues, The Interagency Supply Chain Group (ISG) comprising 15 global agencies, are actively involved in supporting supply chain efforts across all disease areas.The purpose of this group...
Recentry published in MMWR: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/wr/mm6545a5.htm and WER:http://www.who.int/wer/2016/wer9146/en/ Global routine vaccination coverage, 2015 Abstract In 1974, the World...
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
A case study has been published to share information about some of the change management and motivational strategies deployed by UNICEF and WHO to support high levels of participation in the...
UNICEF is pleased to announce the availability on-line of the “Measles Control in Emergency Settings - (MCES)” course module under the Immunization e-Learning Initiative. This module is an ideal...
Emma Stewart - 2016
A well-functioning supply chain often goes unnoticed. People rarely talk about fully stocked shelves at the store or on-time delivery of a package. It’s the interruptions to the supply chain that...
ahmetafsar - 2016
Dear Colleagues, A new e-learning course from GPEI is online now at UNICEF/AGORA. The course is highly recommended to all polio consultants. It will help to build capacity of program managers in...
Louise henaff - 2016
As WHO and UNICEF are collecting the JRF for the year 2015, results are showing that there were still 11 countries (out of 53) in the WHO EURO Region declaring not to have a National Immunization...
I was recently looking at the “System Sizing tool 3/3” in a 2DI3 “Technical evaluation and Methodology” a unicef publication. The publication originated from a 2DI3 SDD industry meeting. The...
Modibo Dicko - 2016
Dear Supply Chain Managers and Friends, A few days ago, I conducted a supervisory visit to a health post in Senegal to check the implementation of the "Informed Push Model" project (IPM), which I...
The final report of the “Briefing on WHO Tools and Guidance on Immunization Data Quality and Vaccination Coverage Survey” that took place in Istanbul in December 2015 is now available. The...
The new People that Deliver Newsflash is now available!In this issue:- Gavi People and Practices Working Group with PtD introduces: HR Country Support Package- Supply Chain Management in the...
UNICEF has launched an Innovation Fund (first-ever in the UN) to channel the energies of private sector, civil society and academia in support of strategic innovations for children. The initiative...
As some of view may know, Unicef WCARO is undertaking an inventory of LMIS uses for EPI. All levels of the supply chain will be assessed and the inventory will cover all kind of tools: systems,...
The Cold Chain Support Package (CCSP) on the UNICEF internet site is now officially ‘live’. The CCSP is an initiative of the UNICEF Supply Division in Copenhagen. It is meant to support UNICEF...
Moderator - 2014
UNICEF Supply Division hosted a consultation for vaccines manufacturers in Copenhagen, Denmark on the 8th and 9th October 2014. The meeting sought to provide industry with updates on relevant...
David Brown - 2014
Posted by: David Brown UNICEF / Marta Gacic Dobo WHO All too often overlooked, the home-based vaccination record maintains a central role in documenting immunization services received across the...
Moderator - 2014
This IVB document is now online at [url=http://www.who.int/library/databases/en/]WHOLIS[/url] [url=http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/100618/1/WHO_IVB_14.01_eng.pdf] [b]WHO-UNICEF...
Optimize.WHO - 2013
by Sean Blaschke and Lilian Nabunnya, UNICEF On April 26, 2013, health workers at 3,240 health facilities in Uganda were sent the following short-message service (SMS) text message: Does your...
Moderator - 2012
[i]Many thanks to Tasnim Partapuri for directing our attention here![/i] UNICEF developed the Meena Communication Initiative (MCI) as a mass communication project aimed at changing perceptions and...
Optimize.WHO - 2012
by Osman Mansoor and Kate Bai, UNICEF; Andrew Garnett, Consultant; and Solo Kone, WHO In December 2011, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) hosted a workshop in New York for the Cold...
Moderator - 2008
POST 01250E: COLD CHAIN EQUIPMENT MANAGEMENT (CCM) TOOL RELEASED 4 APRIL 2008 ******************************************* Dear Technet21 colleagues, PATH, in partnership with WHO and UNICEF, is...