Hey there, hope the day is treating you well! For those of you who don't know me, My name is Alex Lee, if you've been to any of the last two conference i'm the tech guy running around frantically to trying to figure out why the Live stream isn't working or why the sound isn't working, that's me just helping out on an ideas we had 2 years ...

19 June 2019
Dear Colleagues, Are you feeling part of the community of Immunization Supply Chain (iSC) practitioners and willing to learn, participate to and grow with this great community? If so, you're going to enjoy 2019 on TechNet-21. Here is a taste of the coming weeks... A new Community Manager ​ Starting from January, Technet-21 is supported by yours tru...

31 January 2019
By: Akachi Mbogu, Abiola Ojumu, Dr. Sebastian Ilomuanya, Temidayo Ogunrinu, Dr. Shola Dele-Olowu, and Dr. Owens Wiwa Every day at primary health centers across Nigeria, the Officer In-Charge (OIC) manages the routine immunization (RI) program, which ensures that hundreds of children under the age of one safely receive their required vaccinations at the right time. The OIC’s role is dynamic. In add

01 January 1970

By Andrew Brown on March 19th, 2019 We are pleased to share with you the 2nd ‘IAPHL quarterly supply chain resource review’. In this issue we again consulted a number of SCM information repositories, academic, private sector, and SCM experts to select for you the following resources that we hope will inform you, challenge you and keep you thinking how you can improve your own practice and the prod

01 January 1970

By Iember Mker on March 15th, 2019 It is our pleasure to announce that our next moderated discussion will start on Monday, March 18, 2019. It will be moderated by experts with varying degrees of expertise across different domains of digital solutions and supply chain operations. The moderators have provided a brief description of the moderated discussion and their bios, please see below: Title: Di

01 January 1970

Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is a path filled with promises of good health and equity for all, yet remains one less traveled. This article shows how reliable data, innovation and getting more value for money (smart purchasing) are critical to achieving UHC. Read more on AllAfrica . Promising Pathways to Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Africa Promising Pathways to Universal Health Coverage (U

01 January 1970

Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is a path filled with promises of good health and equity for all, yet remains one less traveled. This article shows how this could change by explaining how reliable data, innovation and getting more value for money (smart purchasing) are critical to achieving UHC. Read more on AllAfrica . Promising Pathways to Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Africa Promising Path

01 January 1970

Pharmaceutical supply chains struggles with the issues of counterfeiting and substandard products. New technologies and approaches help to secure products by standardizing information flow and safeguarding authenticity, thus, preventing illness and death. Read more on Inbound Logistics . Fighting Counterfeit Products Fighting Counterfeit Products Author: Technical area: Document type: Language: Or

01 January 1970

By Drew Arenth, Chief Business Officer, macro-eyes Posted in Uncategorized Photo: macro-eyes. The macro-eyes team poses with Hassan Mtenga of the BID Initiative, and Dr. Dafrossa Lyimo, Program Manager for Immunization and Vaccine Development in Tanzania. Electronic immunization registries (EIRs) offer a comprehensive solution to closing the immunization gap. With more than 1,600 health facilities

01 January 1970

By Henry Mwanyika, Regional Digital Health Director, PATH and Celina Kareiva, Communications Associate, BID Initiative Posted in People , Policies & Practices , Products Photo: PATH/Trevor Snapp. Paulo Urioh, a nurse at Mareu Health Center in Tanzania, uses a tablet to reference immunization records. The following post appeared on path.org .  Aziza Ahmed Seif, a health care provider in Tanga,

01 January 1970

Dr. Francis Dien Mwansa: EPI manager celebrates ‘my system’ – how country partnerships have defined BID’s success By Mali Kambandu, Communications Officer, BID Initiative Posted in Packaging , People , Policies & Practices , Products This blog series launches the BID Story, and recounts our journey to design, develop, and implement data quality and use interventions in Tanzania and Zambia betw

01 January 1970

Dear Colleagues,   We are pleased to share the latest bulletin of the World Health Organization (WHO)-coordinated Global Rotavirus and Invasive Bacterial Vaccine-Preventable Disease (IB-VPD) Surveillance Networks. This bulletin reports the most up-to-date global surveillance data reported to WHO on pediatric diarrhea, meningitis, and pneumonia from the calendar year of 2017.    In this edition, we

01 January 1970

Matt Berg: The catalytic potential of rapid, iterative software development | Better Immunization Data Initiative By Celina Kareiva, Communications Associate, BID Initiative Posted in Packaging , People , Policies & Practices , Products Photo: PATH/Chimwasu Njapawu. A health worker checks immunization data on a tablet. This blog series launches the BID Story, and recounts our journey to design

01 January 1970

Dear Colleagues, Are you feeling part of the community of Immunization Supply Chain (iSC) practitioners and willing to learn, participate to and grow with this great community? If so, you're going to enjoy 2019 on TechNet-21. Here is a taste of the coming weeks... A new Community Manager ​ Starting from January, Technet-21 is supported by yours truly, Alex Pascutto, as I'm now acting as a Communit...

01 January 1970

We are working with partners to transform the cold chain equipment market to increase access to affordable, optimal technology that is needed to protect about $1 billion worth of vaccines annually from damage due to exposure to freezing temperatures. Read through our case study to learn about how we are helping impact the refrigerator market for low- and middle-income countries. Original author: C

01 January 1970

By Celina Kareiva, Communications Associate, BID Initiative Posted in Packaging , People , Policies & Practices , Products Photo: PATH/Trevor Snapp. Dr. Eddie Mukooyo Sefuluya (center), a BID Learning Network, participates in a study visit to Tanzania. This blog series launches the BID Story, and recounts our journey to design, develop, and implement data quality and use interventions in Tanza

01 January 1970

Uganda’s immunization program officials and civil society representatives share experiences, learn about Tanzania’s electronic immunization system By Brian Atuhaire, Immunization and Advocacy Manager Posted in Packaging , People , Policies & Practices , Products Photo: PATH/Trevor Snapp. Digitalizing immunization records helps health workers make more informed decisions about where there are g

01 January 1970

DRC delegates journey to Tanzania to learn about the benefits of digital innovation for closing the immunization gap By Guy Bokongo Nkumu, Advocacy and Policy Manager, PATH and Lysette Kavira, Senior Program Assistant, PATH Posted in Policies & Practices Photo: PATH/Trevor Snapp. Health workers consult patients at the Usa River Health Center in Tanzania. This is the first blog in a series from

01 January 1970

BID by the numbers: New data reveals time-savings, more empowered decision-making among health workers By Celina Kareiva, Communications Associate, BID Initiative Posted in Monitoring & Evaluation , People , Policies & Practices , Products Photo: PATH/Trevor Snapp. A health worker reviews immunization data in Tanzania. This blog series launches the BID Story, and recounts our journey to de

01 January 1970

By Laurie Werner, Global Director, BID Initiative Posted in News , People , Policies & Practices , Products This blog series launches the BID Story , and recounts our journey to design, develop, and implement data quality and use interventions in Tanzania and Zambia between 2014 and 2018. Five years. Two electronic immunization registries (EIRs). Nineteen design countries who regularly input t

01 January 1970

Project Updates Expanding choice through new product introduction New and improved contraceptive technologies hold tremendous potential to expand family planning options and choice for women and men around the world. JSI has extensive experience introducing new and next generation family planning products into existing markets. We work at the global, country and community levels  to monitor procur

01 January 1970

By Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance Posted in News , People , Policies & Practices , Practices The following post appeared on Gavi’s Got Vaccines? Got Life! blog. In the harsh, dry highland plains of the Ngorongoro region of Tanzania stands a small red tent – a tiny speck of colour in an otherwise dusty, lifeless landscape. It can be seen from several kilometres away, and that is precisely the point

01 January 1970