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Vertical immunization information system or integrated one?
How vertical is the immunization service delivery and supply chain information managment system when they are migrated into electronic paltform? Should it be part of routine HMIS or LMIS system? or a separate one?...
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Posted on Tuesday, July 25 2017, 05:04 PM
  • #Registries
  • #Data Reporting
  • #Integration
How can we measure better immunization data? Practical solution from Shifo
Dear all,  Shifo has released an article on cost-effective and scalable way of measuring data completeness/reliability of Electronic Immunisation Registries. This method will simplify measuring the quality of data of Electronic Immunisation Registries on a systematic and regular basis. This method may even be applicable for measuring better data of Electronic Health Records in other health domains, such as Nutrition, Maternal Health, Integrated Community Case Management and others. When healt...
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Posted on Friday, August 04 2017, 06:53 AM
  • #Dashboard
  • #Data quality
  • #Data Reporting
Immunization data quality and use - learning from the field
Greetings, colleagues. With increasing importance on user-focused improvements in routine, administrative immunization data quality and use, it is useful to have some experience-sharing from country learning and implementation. Linked below are a few recent blog posts and an article on in-country review meetings that may be of interest. These include experiences from Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia, Madagascar and Uganda. 1) Zimbabwe defaulter tracking: http://thepump.jsi.com/community-lea...
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Posted on Thursday, August 03 2017, 04:45 PM
  • #Data quality
  • #Home-based records
  • #JSI
  • #Data Reporting
Registrations Open - ePGD in Procurement & Supply Chain Management - September 2017
Greetings. ​​Empower School of Health launches the next batch of the online ​​Post Graduate Diploma in Global Health Procurement and Supply Chain Management (PSCM), in collaboration with ​​Kent State University (KSU) & UNAIDS. How this programme Empowers you:- Opportunities with leading organizations (UN organisations and MoHs)- On-demand mentorship on PSCM subjects related to Public Health- Holistic understanding of supply chain- Empower Yourself for Global Health Leadership Please know that...
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Posted on Wednesday, August 02 2017, 11:15 AM
  • #Distribution system
  • #Training
New Version of HLN's Open Source Immunization Forecaster Released
A new release of ICE (v1.8.1.0) is now available. (Download ICE v The release includes the following changes: Updates to the Polio Vaccine Group and the Meningococcal ACWY Vaccine Group to better reflect latest guidelines, and addition of Influenza vaccine (CVX 185) to the Influenza Vaccine Group. Combines PCV and PPSV vaccine groups into one, new vaccine group for Pneumococcal. This change was made to better account for shots administered across the patient's lifetime. (To suppor...
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Posted on Tuesday, August 01 2017, 05:02 PM
  • #Polio
  • #Influenza
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Blowkings BK-VC 3.4-CF
"This is my feedback on blow kings vaccine carrier that we used in Central Visayas, Region VII, Philippines health centers namely: Cebu province, Bohol province, Siquijor province, and Negros Oriental province. Please see photos attached on the right. Hoping that this deficiency can be corrected by the manufacturer. ..."
Logtag VaxTag
"I have been using this type a half a year. For sure, this one of most simple and informative."
Berlinger Fridge-tag
"This is an excellent post. Thank you Patrick. Can we have more reports, please on equipment that you think works well and on equipment that does not work well? It would be useful to see more reports on the quality of cold boxes, vaccine carriers, syringes, freezers,..."
Berlinger Fridge-tag
"In conducting a cold room temperature mapping in DR Congo using a different type of temperature loggers, I was one logger short for capturing ambient temperatures. Luckily, the store keeper pulled out a box from behind his desk full of Fridge Tags. I thought my problem was solved until it..."
Dulas Solar VC 65-2
"The Dulas VC-65 device was included in the equipment sampling evaluated by PATH in our recent analysis of refrigerator failures that occurred within 8 years of procurement in Uganda. In total, 11 Dulas VC-65 devices assessed. The causes of device failure included refrigerant leak (5), control unit failure (2), thermostat..."

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