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Covid-19 Vaccine Delivery Partnership
RIPOSTE À LA PANDÉMIE DE COVID-19 PAR LA SANTÉ NUMÉRIQUE : DES ENSEIGNEMENTS POUR GUIDER LES INVESTISSEMENTS ACTUELS ET FUTURS DANS LA SANTÉ NUMÉRIQUE
DIGITAL HEALTH RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC: LESSONS TO INFORM ONGOING AND FUTURE DIGITAL HEALTH INVESTMENTS
MoH Rwanda
TIRER PARTI DES INFRASTRUCTURES NUMÉRIQUES EXISTANTES POUR LA RIPOSTE PAR LA VACCINATION CONTRE LA COVID-19
MoH Rwanda
Leveraging the existing digital infrastructure for the COVID-19 vaccination response in Rwanda
JSI, Clinton Heath Access Initiative, VillageReach, ThinkPlace
JSI, VillageReach (VR) and CHAI collaborated across several countries and supply chains to explore the challenges of dissemination, interpretation and use of global technical goods.
Prof. Maarten Voors, Wageningen University
Sierra Leone: A randomized controlled trial of last-mile delivery of vaccines in remote areas
JSI
Ethiopia: Enhanced advocacy and social mobilization and use of mixed service delivery strategies to increase uptake of COVID-19 vaccination in an urban setting
Diana Chang-Blanc, Ryan McWhorter, Ousmane Dia, Graça Matsinhe, Henok Benti, Philippe Jaillard, Jeff Sanderson
1. Global updates: Network design, system optimization and vaccine management best practice 2. Country innovations: Designing for the future and rethinking more fundamental design elements
Kirstin Krudwig, Wendy Prosser
Dado que COVID exige tamaños de sesión más pequeños, es más importante que nunca considerar un tamaño de vial de vacuna más pequeño para adaptarse mejor a los tamaños de las sesiones.Esta...
Kirstin Krudwig, Wendy Prosser
Le COVID exigeant des sessions de plus petite taille, il est plus important que jamais de réduire la taille des flacons de vaccins pour mieux les adapter à la taille des sessions. Cette...
Kirstin Krudwig, Wendy Prosser
With COVID demanding smaller session sizes, it is more important than ever to consider smaller vaccine vial size to better tailor to session sizes.This presentation will share results from an...
PATH.
Frontline immunization workers play a critical role in improving vaccine access and equity. A new initiative aims to leverage their firsthand experience to co-create innovative delivery solutions.
Simone Carter, UNICEF
Results from vaccination surveys during Ebola outbreaks in the DRC and guidance for better use of social sciences analytics and vaccination in humanitarian settings
World Health Organization (WHO), PATH
In 2009, with the support of VillageReach, provincial governments in four of Mozambique's eleven provinces deployed vrMIS to help them manage their immunization program.
World Health Organization (WHO), PATH
Logistimo is a cloud-based logistics management information system that can help immunization health workers keep track of vaccine stock as it is received and dispatched. In May 2012, the Government...
Dose Per Container Partnership
This executive summary details the key findings from the 5-dose MCV research in Zambia: improved coverage, reduced wastage, no cold chain constraints, and healthcare workers were more willing to open...
Dose Per Container Partnership
This case study describes the impact of changing to 5-dose measles containing vaccine in Zambia with improved coverage, lower wastage rate and no cold chain constraints.
JSI
This case study describes the process of integrating vaccines into the Ethiopia Pharmaceuticals Supply Agency and lessons learned through this process.
Elijah Ige Ohimain, Stephen Obekpa Abah
A cross sectional descriptive study was carried out between June and September 2008 at a tertiary health facility (Teaching Hospital) in Nigeria with the aim of assessing the current practices and...
World Health Organization (WHO), United Nations Development Programme, Healthcare Without Harm
This article talks about a specific private public partnership in Ghana where a company named ZoomPak was able to help Ghana in increasing the availability of Waste Management treatment and disposal...
ZoomPak
An article on Public Private Partnerships and their service provision in waste management in Ghana
AKHS Kenya
The brief is based on the experience of a pilot project in the Kwale District. It focuses on a number of issues related to the management of health facilities: the rational for decentralisation of...
CHAI, JSI, VillageReach
Synthesis report covering a cross-country analysis of data review teams interventions carried out by CHAI, John Snow, Inc., and VillageReach. Surfaces three principles and eight recommendations for...
VillageReach
VillageReach documents how supply chain design increased access to vaccines in Equateur province, DRC. An independent study conducted by Acasus in July 2018 verified that average monthly consumption...
Alieu Sowe, Olivi Putilala, Klas-Göran Sahlen
Health Management Information System (HMIS) is an important building block of any health system. Robust and efficient Health Management Information Systems that ensure good quality data are...
Klas-Göran Sahlen, Asim Sarker, Moyukh Chowdhury
Considering the shortages of health workers and workload in Uganda, the paper-based system is often burdensome, time-consuming and prone to errors, and thus, to address this, the Shifo Foundation...
Klas-Göran Sahlen, Olivi Putilala, Alieu Sowe
Goal of this assessment is to assess: - Data Quality and Verification Time - Administrative Time Efficiency - Annual operating costs - Users\' experiences and perceptions
Erika Linnander et al.
Persistent gaps in the availability of essential medicines have slowed the achievement of global health targets. Despite the supply chain knowledge and expertise that ministries of health might glean...
Natalya Nepomnyashch
As of May 2017, two medical laboratory scientists employed by the Sokoto State Government, jointly trained by the University of Nebraska Medical Centre and eHA are operating the lab. During the 2017...
Pat Lennon et al.
Vaccine cold chain equipment (CCE) in developing countries is often exposed to harsh environmental conditions, such as extreme temperatures and humidity, and is subject to many additional challenges,...
Elise Guillermet et al.
At the end of 2013, the Government of Benin and Agence de Médecine Préventive (AMP) launched a demonstration project in Comé Health Zone (HZ) to optimize the vaccine supply chain. A key part of...
Muyi Aina et al.
Objective: As part of its vaccine supply chain redesign efforts, Kano state now pushes vaccines directly from 6 state stores to primary health centers equipped with solar refrigerators. Our objective...
PATH
In remote locations, which often have high ambient temperatures and where there is no reliable power, it is a huge challenge to keep lifesaving vaccines at a safe temperature for a sufficient length...
Laura Kerr
5.9 million children under 5 died in 2015, the majority from vaccine preventable diseases. Decades of effort & investment from donor countries have driven significant progress but, in the final year...
VillageReach
At the end of 2015, the provincial government of Tete - with support from VillageReach and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) - contracted with a local third-party logistics provider to test a new...
Teresa Guthrie, Charlotte Zikusooka, Brendan Kwesiga, Christabel Abewe, Stephen Lagony, Carl Schütte, Edmore Marinda, Kerrin Humphreys, Zipozihle Chuma Nombewu, Katlego Motlogelwa, Anthony Kinghorn
In Uganda and other countries, accurate data on the costs of immunization with routine and new vaccines is needed to improve country level planning and financing for immunization, as well as to...
VillageReach
This report from VillageReach offers detailed analysis and lessons learned from over a decade of working with the Mozambique Ministry of Health to implement comprehensive iSC changes leading to a...
PrayGod G et al.
BACKGROUND: Mortality due to severe pneumonia during childhood in resource-constrained settings is high, but data to provide basis for interventions to improve survival are limited. The objective of...
Milagritos D Tapia et al.
Background Despite the heightened risk of serious influenza during infancy, vaccination is not recommended in infants younger than 6 months. We aimed to assess the safety, immunogenicity, and...
Ed Clarke et al.
Background The introduction of the inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) represents a crucial step in the polio eradication endgame. This trial examined the safety and immunogenicity of IPV given...
Abel Negussie, Wondewosen Kassahun, Sahilu Assegid, Ada K. Hagan
Background: The prevention of child mortality through immunization is one of the most cost-effective and widely applied public health interventions. In Ethiopia, the Expanded Program on Immunization...
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation and the International Centre for Humanitarian Affairs
The effort towards improving the health of the population in Kenya continues to produce results driven by accurate and timely data. Over the past three decades, the country has witnessed impressive...
Lydon, Patrick, Raubenheimer, Ticky, Arnot-Krüger, Michelle, Zaffran, Michel
With few exceptions, immunization supply chains in developing countries continue to face chronic difficulties in providing uninterrupted availability of potent vaccines up to service delivery levels,...
Andrew Etsano , Almai Some, Ogu Enemaku, Al-Umra Umar, Hyelni Mshelia , Richard Banda, Sule Meleh, Anna Chavez, John Vertefeuille, Gatei Wa Nganda, Frank Mahoney , Pascal Mkanda, Eunice Damisa, Melissa Corkum, Michael Galway, Ado Mohammed, Samuel Usman, Gerida Birukila, Faisal M Shuaibu
The use of Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) in routine immunization to replace Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) is crucial in eradicating polio. In June 2014, Nigeria launched an IPV campaign in the...
International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC)
As countries prepare to introduce IPV, there is an opportunity to leverage lessons learned from countries that have already introduced the vaccine. The purpose of this document is to give an in-depth...
World Health Organization (WHO), PATH
Project Optimize, a five-year partnership between the World Health Organization (WHO) and PATH, conducted a small implementation activity in South Sudan. The goal of the activity was to test the...
World Health Organization (WHO), PATH
In March 2011, the government of Senegal began using a \"moving warehouse\" to transport vaccines and vaccine supplies from regional stores directly to district stores and health posts on a monthly...
World Health Organization (WHO), PATH
In November 2012, the first immunization campaign to use a controlled temperature chain (CTC) took place in northern Benin. This photo set by project Optimize contains images taken during the...
IN Onyeka et al.
Routine immunization coverage is low in some States in Nigeria and contributes to the transmission of wild poliovirus. Anambra State has been polio-free since 2004. However, the risk of importation...
Kiberu- Vincent Micheal, Matovu- Joseph K B, Makumbi- Fredrick, Kyozira- Carol, Mukooyo- Eddie & Wanyenze- Rhoda K
BACKGROUND: Untimely- incomplete and inaccurate data are common challenges in planning- monitoring and evaluation of health sector performance- and health service delivery in many sub-Saharan African...
PATH
Project brief on the progress of Project OPTIMIZE in improving LMIS systems in various countries.
Mohammad Ali, et al.
PROBLEM: Field trials require extensive data preparation and complex logistics. The use of personal digital assistants (PDAs) can bypass many of the traditional steps that are necessary in a...
USAID - Deliver Project
This flyer briefly describes the use and benefits of an eLMIS system in Zambia.
Flessa- Steffen & Kouyaté- Bocar
OBJECTIVES: To present first findings of a cost-of-illness (COI) information system implemented in Nouna health district- Burkina Faso. The entire project will include household and provider tangible...
Dimagi
This project brief describes an early warning system in Ghana that utilizes text messages to track stock information of reproductive health commodities in real-time and warn decision-makers at all...
Agence de Médecine Préventive (AMP)
This study is part of a larger project “Analyses of the Costs and Financing of Routine Immunization Programs and New Vaccine Introduction” which is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates...
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
The intention of this case study is to reframe the continuous improvement plan (cIP) as a roadmap of action rather than a follow-up step to an Effective Vaccine Management (EVM) assessment, using...
World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF
How the Effective Vaccine Management (EVM) assessment tool was used to improve immunization supply chains in Indonesia, Kenya, Lebanon, Nepal, Nigeria and Syria
Ayub Manya, Anne Barsigo
This presentation describes the context and piloting of DHIS2 system in Kenya in 2011. The national roll-out process- experiences- and key challenges are discussed.