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As part of the GAVI supply chain strategy PtD has been leading the development of a ‘SCM Leadership Competency Framework’ as part of the GAVI People and Practice Working Group.
Such a framework will be used to help develop SCM job descriptions for leaders, and guide the development of courses.
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Please find attached the "Global Immunization News" newsletter, including the list of Meetings and Key Events Related to Immunization.
The newsletter and previous versions are also available online at the following website:
by Friday 23 January 2015. Kindly note that if your excerpt is not sent on time, it will not be published in the January...
I've just returned from a trip to Togo where fridges in the 8 districts I visited in the “Region du Centre” had a host of temperature sensitive products in the vaccine cold chain including Oxytocin, HIV test kits, bacterial antigens, anti-venoms, insulin…Other informal reports from colleague suggests Oxytocin was seen in the vaccine cold chain of Benin, Mali, Niger, DR Congo, Tanzania, and Vietnam.
Is it that counties are moving faster in this direction than the global community? and this...
Interesting read from this recent paper that nicely summarizes some of the key challenges and opportunities in routine immunization according to 8 core components of
1. Policy, standards, and guidelines
2. Governance, organization, and management
3. Human resources
4. Vaccine, cold chain, and logistics management
5. Service delivery
6. Communication and community partnerships
7. Data generation and use
8. Sustainable financing
Thanks said, were...
Two pager on impact of implementing open vial policy was shared with the superiors and development partners at all levels and with the eminent professors of international reputation of Medical Colleges in Karnataka and Rajeev Gandhi University. On suggestion and demand; for dissemination prepared a PPT, presented in the Academic Society Meeting and submitted to the programme managers; same I wish to share with the TechNet community with projected monetary benefit. Projecting this to the entire...
This content is best viewed here: www.k4health.org/toolkits/family-plannin...nization-integration. Extracted from the website with thanks!
Providing family planning information and services to postpartum women during their infants’ immunization visits provides an opportunity to reach women with unmet need for family planning. While evidence of the effect of integration on immunization services is limited, it is possible that effective integration may result in strengthened health...
"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...."