Temperature Monitoring: Keeping a Cold Chain Cold

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In this series, we will explore the different technologies that are available for active temperature monitoring of your cold chain. Practical experiences from countries using 30 Day Temperature Recorders (30DTR) and Remote Temperature Monitoring Devices (RTMD) will provide some best practices and lessons learned from using the different devices. You will also hear about the future of temperature monitoring and what is on the horizon. 

Where are we with temperature monitoring of cold chain? 

This first session of webinar focuses on objectives of using temperature monitoring devices and expected outcome from the webinar. The session will discuss the current options of temperature monitoring devices, practices and challenges in temperature monitoring.

Date 
  • Nov 11th at 15:00 CET 
Presenters 
Recording 

Slides

https://www.technet-21.org/media/com_resources/trl/7457/multi_upload/WhereAreWeWithTempMonintoringOfColdChain.pdf

 

Data at your fingertips: how to best use your 30DTR data 

In this session, we will review the technical aspects of 30DTR (FridgeTag). And you will learn how to optimize your 30DTR data through using support tools such as the Varo App and Pogo App, which are simple and free apps which collects the data, forwards it to an inbox of your choice, and aggregates it into easy-to-use reports. 

Date 
  • Nov 18th at 15 :00 CET 
Presenters
  • Jacobus Schoevers, UNICEF
  • Amos Chewya, inSupply Kenya 
  • Wendy Prosser, JSI 
  • Brian Pal, New Horizons 
Recording 

Slides

https://www.technet-21.org/en/library/main/7468-data-at-your-fingertips:-how-to-best-use-your-30dtr-data-

 

RTMDs: How to get the most out of your real-time temperature monitoring data 

With the expansion the vaccine cold chain network and infrastructure, the ability to monitor equipment performance, procure appropriate equipment, maintain this equipment is vital to ensure safety of vaccines and related investments. This can be significantly enhanced through the analysis and use of data that is routinely generated from cold chain equipment (CCE) and remote temperature monitoring devices (RTMDs). This session explores key considerations in procurement and deployment of RTMDs, data ownership and access, interoperability as well as utilization of data for decision making. Rich country experiences will be shared to show case how countries are making the best use of their data outlining some challenges faced along the way.

Date 
  • Nov 25th at 15 :00 CET 
Presenters
  • Jacobus Schoevers, UNICEF
  • Jalia Nanfuka, GAVI  
  • Ranjit Dhiman, UNICEF 
  • Bonaventura Nestory, IVD/Tanzania 
  • Abdul Mateen Husainkhil, National EPI/MoPH Afghanistan 
  • Dr Mohammed Wazir Sadiqi, UNICEF Afghanistan 
  • Nwajide Chidiebele Ifeoma, UNICEF Afghanistan 
Recording 

Slides

https://www.technet-21.org/en/library/main/7476-how-to-get-the-most-out-of-your-real-time-temperature-monitoring-data 

 

Equipment Monitoring Systems (EMS): The future of interactive cold chain performance monitoring

Immunization programs often encounter technical challenges when adopting current cold chain equipment (CCE) performance monitoring tools. WHO PQS is working towards solving these challenges by establishing a new way of monitoring equipment performance. This interactive session presents the future of equipment monitoring systems (EMS) and how they can become a valuable tool for immunization programs. Participants will also have the chance to provide their feedback on the proposed EMS features in real-time through an interactive survey tool.

Date 
  • Dec 2nd at 15 :00 CET 
Presenters 
  • Brian Pal, New Horizons 
  • Isaac Gobina, WHO HQ 
  • Karuna Luthra, GAVI 
  • Omileye Toyobo, CHAI 
Registration link 

 

Connecting the dots: Using CCE temperature monitoring data to improve cold chain systems and maintenance practices 

This concluding sessions presents an overarching vision for using the different temperature monitoring systems to strengthen cold chain monitoring and maintenance practices and looks at making best use of available data. It will discuss actions that can be taken to strengthen cold chain monitoring, and the different levers and mechanisms that can be used to achieve this vision. The session will also explore this goal of strengthening use of data to improve cold chain systems in the context of the Gavi 5.0 strategy and ask participants to weigh in on this vision to help shape its implementation.

Date 

Dec 9th at 15 :00 CET 

Presenters 
  • Karan Sagar, GAVI 
  • Michelle Seidel, UNICEF 
  • Souleyman Kone, WHO HQ 
Registration link