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IPAC position statement on the Controlled Temperature Chain (CTC) and the use of vaccines Out of Cold Chain (OCC)

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Dear all, I would like to share with you a position statement from the Immunization Practices Advisory Committee (IPAC) on the Controlled Temperature Chain (CTC) and the use of vaccines out of cold chain (OCC). This statement has been prepared by the CTC working group, which has been established under the authority of IPAC in July 2016.The mission of this working group is to convene key stakeholders to define a shared vision and strategy for CTC. Members of the group include subject matter experts from IPAC member institutions or from their affiliates (WHO, UNICEF, Gavi, IFPMA, DCVMN, MSF, PATH). Regards Dörte

IPAC Meeting Report : 11-12 June 2014

We are pleased to inform you that the latest IPAC Meeting Report is now available online through the following link: http://www.who.int/immunization/programmes_systems/policies_strategies/ipac/en/ The Immunization Practices Advisory Committee (IPAC) has been supporting and advising the Director of the Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals (IVB) since 2010 with the review and/or formulation of immunization practices, operational standards, tools and technologies to strengthen and improve the delivery of immunization programmes at the country level in order to realize the goals of Global Immunization Vision and Strategies (GIVS) and Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP). The report contains summaries of the following session topics from the 11-12 June 2014 meeting: Session I. Home-based vaccination records Session II. Immunization Management Group (IMG) for IPV Introduction Session III. Global Updates Session IV. Programmatic Suitability of Vaccine Candidates for WHO Prequalification (PSPQ) Session V. Field studies with Uniject Session VI. Immunization Supply Chain and Logistics
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Immunization Practices Advisory Committee (IPAC): Report (2013)

IPAC-2013Aprilreport-FINAL.pdf This report covers the highlights of the meeting held in April 2013 in Geneva. The various sessions covered the following topics: Session I. Framework of the Unvaccinated The presentation covered the components of the Tools for Identifying Root Causes of Children Remaining Unvaccinated (UnVacc Toolkit). Session II. Immunization Session Checklist Three presentations were given during this session in order to provide an overview of experiences in the Patient Safety Programme, its relevance to EPI and the progress to date. Session III. Global Updates A. Update on Immunization in Practice Presentation topics included: A. Update on Immunization in Practice B. Update from the Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety (GACVS) C. Update from IPAC presentation to SAGE Session IV. Immunization Supply Chain and Logistics Presentation topics included: A. Working group update and IPAC discussion points Session V. Controlled Temperature Chain for Meningococcal A vaccine (MenAfrivac®) Presentation topics include: A. Report back to IPAC on results and lessons learned from the CTC MenA pilot in Banikoara, Benin Session VI. Visual cue and the Multi-dose Vial Policy A. Background and overview B. Working group update on the visual cue C. Working group update on multi-dose vial policy D. Questions, Answers and Next Steps on the MDVP The Immunization Practices Advisory Committee (IPAC), established in 2010, supports and advises the Director of the Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals (IVB), with the review and/or formulation of immunization practices, operational standards, tools and technologies to strengthen and improve the delivery of immunization programmes at the country level in order to realize the goals of Global Immunization Vision and Strategies (GIVS) and Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP). IPAC provides advice and recommendations to the Director IVB, on three main interconnected areas: •Innovation and Strategy •Operations •Tools and technologies The next IPAC meeting will be held on 16 and 17 October 2013.
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Immunization Practices Advisory Committee (IPAC) meeting report

The Immunization Practices Advisory Committee (IPAC), established in 2010, supports and advises the Director of the Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals (IVB), with the review and/or formulation of immunization practices, operational standards, tools and technologies to strengthen and improve the delivery of immunization programmes at the country level in order to realize the Global Immunization Vision and Strategies (GIVS) goals. The role of the IPAC is to provide advice and recommendations to the Director IVB, on three main interconnected areas: • Innovation and Strategy • Operations • Tools and technologies IPAC documents: IPAC meeting report, 2-3 October 2012 pdf: 472kb IPAC meeting report 17-18 April 2012 pdf: 283kb IPAC meeting report 28-29 September 2011 pdf: 362kb IPAC meeting report 4-5 November 2010 pdf: 1.63Mb IPAC meeting report, 29-30 June 2010
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