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POST 00530E : ANNUAL TECHNET SURVEY 8 December 2002 _____________________________________________________________ Technet Secretariat is again this year organizing a survey of the Technet Forum, the fifth such exercise. It will serve to evaluate members' satisfaction, identify needs and weaknesses in order to improve the quality of its operations and above all find out if the forum is reaching its objectives. Here is a reminder of Technet functions as discussed and reviewed at the last Technet meeting in New Delhi in 2001. 1. A network to ensure availability of experts in immunization service delivery, through the posting of needs on the TechNet Forum, and through a validated database of experts kept at the secretariat. 2. A mechanism for generation of ideas on how to improve immunization services at the national level, working with GAVI and its partners, and with countries and regional working groups. 3. A reality check on policy and technology options proposed by WHO and other GAVI partner organizations, bringing a field perspective to these proposals. All subscribers are also invited to visit Technet 21 website at http://www.technet21.org/framesWorks.html to have more details on Technet21 functions, especially the working modalities that were defined to reach its objectives. This year, the survey will be analyzed by an independent evaluator, Mr. Celal Kose from Australia, to minimize biases in the interpretation. All you have to do is to copy and paste the following questionnaire, answer the questions and send it directly to : mailto:[log in to unmask] BEFORE 15 JANUARY 2003 Technet21 has now doubled its membership and reaches about 1050 subscribers. This should provide for a wide variety of opinions and comments. We thus encourage all members to devote a little time to answer the survey questionnaire and provide all comments that they think would be useful for improving Technet functioning. Even if you leave some answers blank, all replies will be useful. We thank you very much in advance ________________________________________________________________ SURVEY QUESTIONNAIRE 1. What is your professional affiliation? UN agency ( ) National Immunization Programme ( ) International NGO ( ) Local NGO ( ) University ( ) Donor agency ( ) Industry ( ) others (please specify) ________________________ 2. Since how long have you been a TechNet21 subscriber? Less than a year ( ) 1-3 years ( ) More than 3 years ( ) 3. Did you subscribe yourself or you started to receive postings without your active subscription? I subscribed myself ( ) I did not subscribe ( ) 4. Do you share e-Forum postings with others? Yes ( ) No ( ) 5. Did you tell any of your friends/colleagues to subscribe to TechNet21? Yes ( ) No ( ) 6. Can you rate the usefulness of the TechNet21 e-Forum postings in general? (5 very useful...1 not useful at all) 5( ) 4( ) 3( ) 2( ) 1( ) 7. Can you rate in the same manner the different types of postings ? Discussions 5( ) 4( ) 3( ) 2( ) 1( ) Technical information 5( ) 4( ) 3( ) 2( ) 1( ) News 5( ) 4( ) 3( ) 2( ) 1( ) Job announcements 5( ) 4( ) 3( ) 2( ) 1( ) 8. Did you ever reply to a job announcement posted on Technet? Yes ( ) No ( ) 9. If "yes", what was the response that you received ? Positive ( ) Negative ( ) No response ( ) 10. Did you ever post a job offer on Technet ? Yes ( ) No ( ) 11. If "yes" how many replies did you receive on average ? ____________ 12.. Did you ever contribute to discussions? Yes ( ) No ( ) 13. Do you intend to contribute to discussions in the future? Yes ( ) No ( ) 14. Would you prefer: More discussion : Yes ( ) No ( ) More technical information : Yes ( ) No ( ) More news : Yes ( ) No ( ) 15. Did you visit the TechNet21 web site? 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