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Dan Brigden - 2020
Recent developments in refrigerator technology offer healthcare workers the ability to store vaccines in portable active (powered) refrigeration devices, rather than in traditional passive vaccine...
I wonder about this pandemic, will there be a vaccine soon? When will it be available? What will its presentation be? Will there be availability for poor countries? Cost? Are equipment manufacturers...
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...
Pat Lennon - 2019
Supply Chain Strategic Focus Area Advance the Market Availability of Solar Energy Harvest Control-Equipped Cold Chain Equipment Date of notice: April 1, 2019   Summary: Manufacturers of...
Paul Mallins - 2018
Dear colleagues,On behalf of the WHO Performance, Quality and Safety (PQS) Secretariat, we are delighted to invite your response to our survey on the use of refrigerated vehicles in 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...
James Cheyne - 2018
Good morning, If your immunization programme uses a refrigerated vehicle WHO needs your insights and experience to help guide and improve the standards of these vehicles. Take this opportunity to...
Denise - 2018
WHO PQS is conducting a survey to learn from users of Remote Temperature Monitoring Devices (RTMDs) and inform the future of vaccine cold chain monitoring. Have you ever… Received a text, email...
Denise - 2018
Le Secrétariat de l’OMS, par le biais de ses services chargés des normes de Performance, Qualité et Sécurité (PQS), mène une enquête pour recueillir des informations sur les systèmes DCTD...
Paul Mallins - 2018
Dear colleagues, On behalf of the WHO Performance, Quality and Safety (PQS) Secretariat, we are delighted to invite your response to our survey on the use of refrigerated vehicles in immunization...
Denise - 2018
Dear TechNet Community, On Tuesday 10th July 2018, the WHO Performance, Quality and Safety (PQS) Working Group conducted its first face-to-face technical consultation with manufacturers of PQS...
Moderator - 2018
... and all you have to do is follow the TechNet-21 Twitter account (or copy paste: https://twitter.com/TechNet21Mod in your internet browser) So far Denise's tweets have gained 779 impressions...
Denise - 2018
Dear TechNet-21 Colleagues, WHO PQS will be engaging with a selected group of PQS product manufacturers on Tuesday, July 10th to discuss and agree on a path forward for some significant proposed...
One of the beneficial features of SDD refrigerators is its relative simplicity. Electrically two wires from the solar array are directly connected to the compressor. This simplicity minimizes...
John Lloyd - 2017
Three years after the freeze-free concept was reported at the September 2014 meeting of the WHO PQS Committee, the current expectation of availability remains ‘sometime next year’ and it appears...
Dear Technet members, I would like to share my thoughts on the temperature monitoring devices and thermostal for vaccine refrigeration system. In the early days of EPI, temperature of the...
Isaac Gobina - 2017
Dear Technet21 Members, We are pleased to invite you to take part in our new survey about the WHO Performance, Quality and Safety (PQS) website. We want to make sure the website is functioning...
Dan Brigden - 2017
I’ve been reading with great interest the most recent issue of Vaccine, which is dedicated to “Building Next-Generation Immunization Supply...
Dear friends, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance is very pleased to present the Cold Chain Equipment ‘Technology Guide’, to support the appropriate selection of modern, efficient and reliable...
Matt Morio - 2016
Outil de calcul du Coût Total de Possession d’équipements de la chaîne du froid L’outil de calcul du Coût Total de Possession (CTP) d’équipements de la chaîne du froid a été...
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...
John Lloyd - 2015
The percent difference between the gross refrigerator (ILRs and SDDs) volumes quoted in the PQS Catalogue and the net vaccine storage volume varies from 29.6% to 88.6 %. This is a wide variation for...
Dan Brigden - 2015
Newly-prequalified cold chain equipment is regularly added to the PQS Catalogue. To keep up-to-date with changes to the PQS Catalogue, you can now follow the PQS updates feed on Twitter: ...
Dan Brigden - 2014
Next month, TechNet launches a new area for members to review cold chain equipment. The 'Reviews' area will list all PQS-prequalified devices and equipment, arranged into the following PQS...
The data given for solar-powered refrigerators in the PQS sheets is not given consistently enough so that comparisons of various models can be made. The data needed for a fair comparison most...
Denis - 2011
Dear all, The PQS team is glad to announce that you now have access to the new PQS webpage generated by our database...
PQS Data I was recently trying to compare PQS data for direct drive refrigerators. Data for two parameters of prime importance are not always given: - Solar radiation reference period - Power...