Introduction to WHO equipment inventory and gap analysis tool


n December 2021, WHO launched the new web and mobile-based equipment inventory and gap analysis too (IGA). The tool is customizable and is designed to make the management of equipment inventory efficient, practical, and cost-saving, and the inventory database is promptly updated to guide decisions and actions. This webinar will explain how the IGA tool is useful for maintaining an inventory of cold chain units, including any other equipment used in the national health programmes and service delivery. Objective: To introduce the new WHO equipment inventory and gap analysis tool (IGA), including functionalities, and usefulness in improving SC performance, to the EPI managers and logisticians in AFRO, and discuss the way forward based on countries’ interest in using the IGA tool. Target audience: EPI managers and logisticians