New interesting articles from the folks at MIT/Zaragoza Logistics Centre in press for Operations Research for Health Care.
In the battle for global health, supply chains are often found wanting. Yet most of what is known about in-country pharmaceutical supply chains resides in the experiences of individual stakeholders,...
Feedback: Seeds thrown started germinating! In the XXVI Annual State Conference of Karnataka Association of Community Health held on 10 & 11 Oct 2014 and in the 17th Intercollegiate Academic Postgraduate Programme in Community medicine (IAPP) held on 16 Oct 2014, from the authorized development partners I personally got the feedback that they started addressing the issue in the field....
UNICEF Supply Division hosted a consultation for vaccines manufacturers in Copenhagen, Denmark on the 8th and 9th October 2014. The meeting sought to provide industry with updates on relevant programme and supply issues.
The scope of the meeting was as follows:
- Strategies for supporting healthy vaccine markets and the sustained supply of affordable, quality vaccines
- Updates from...
The budget impact of controlling wastage with smaller vials: A data driven model of session sizes in Bangladesh, India (Uttar Pradesh), Mozambique, and Uganda.
W Yang, M Parisi, B Lahue, J Uddin, D Bishai - Vaccine, 2014
Link to full Article.
* This model was the first of its kind to generate wastage rates as an output...
The UN Commission on Life Saving Commodities is excited to announce "Your South-to-South Network: Resources for Public Health Supply Chains" to be held in Copenhagen, Denmark on November 19-20, 2014 immediately following the Global Health Supply Chain (GHSC) Summit. The workshops will highlight tools and resources to improve public health supply chains created by the UN Commission on Life Saving...
We are pleased to announce that Gavi will be hosting our next moderated discussion starting Thursday, October 9th. During this conversation Daniel Thornton, the Director of Strategic Initiatives at Gavi, will be sharing the new global immunisation supply chain strategy which Gavi has developed in conjunction with WHO, UNICEF and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. He will explore the components...
"Fridge-tag is a very good product. In my opinion main benefits is: - easy to understand how it works and how to control temperature - big and contrast display, with big diggits - easy to control for staff with impaired vision; - cost-effective; - can be localized into..."
"These reviews are based on recent CHAI experience with installing the SunDanzer BFRV 55 DC solar direct drive refrigerator as part of a pilot in southwestern Tanzania. During the experience, a number of points were noted to pass back to the manufacturer to help them improve their designs. These..."
"These reviews are based on recent CHAI experience with installing the Sure Chill BLF 100 DC solar direct drive refrigerator as part of a pilot in southwestern Tanzania. During the experience, a number of points were noted to pass back to the manufacturer to help them improve their designs...."
"Given that I was told that SDD would not have performed well due to the heavy cloudy and rainy seasons by a certain manufacturer, I have opted for the VC 65-2 from Dulas. The packaging of this equipment was excellent as all 7 of them arrived safely to Benin. ..."
"I have purchased couple of these for districts and regional stores while working for AMP in Benin. These equipment, since their installation, have been working correctly. The equipment were well received and the packaging was excellent. Its huge volume is very helpful especially during mass campaigns for not..."
"During my time at AMP and principally at LOGIVAC’s demonstration site, I was looking to purchase a dozen BFRV55 for the various health centers that did not have access to grid electricity and that were using obsolete absorption refrigerators. I contacted the manufacturer and was advised by SELF to provide..."