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Topic: Supply chain and logistics systems

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Now is the Time

Recent advances in vaccine science have enabled more countries to provide newer, lifesaving vaccines to more people. However, the impact of these vaccines is often constrained by delays and vaccine waste due to stressed and aging vaccine supply and …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2013

Ocean Shipment of Vaccines

In consideration of the volatile global economy, the growing costs of airfreight, and the risk associated with diminished air cargo capacity, project Optimize evaluated ocean freight as a potentially secure and economic alternative method to …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2013

OpenLMIS

OpenLMIS is a collaboration of domain experts in logistics and supply chains, eHealth information systems, software development for low-resource settings, and process improvement. This website is for sharing information about logistics management …

Author: JSI, PATH, Rockefeller Foundation, VillageReach

Op.ti.mize

The Op.ti.mize e-newsletter is a quarterly publication that highlights advances and innovations in health care logistics, technologies, and policy. Developed by Project Optimize, a collaboration between the World Health Organization and PATH, this …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Optimize: Albania Report

This report presents the results of demonstration projects and other activities undertaken in Albania as part of a partnership between project Optimize (a collaboration between the World Health Organization and PATH) and the Albanian Institute of …

Author: Albanian Institute of Public Health, PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2013

Optimize: Immunization Systems and Technologies for Tomorrow

Optimize, a collaboration between the World Health Organization and PATH, has been given a unique mandate to think far into the future: to put technological and scientific advances to work, helping define the ideal characteristics and …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2009

Optimize Phase I Summary Report: Evaluating the Vaccine Supply Chain in Preparation for Demonstrating Future Options in Vietnam

Project Optimize and the Vietnamese National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology collaborated on a series of activities designed to assess the opportunities and needs for strengthening the immunization system in Vietnam. This document reports the …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2010

Optimize: Senegal Report

This report presents the results of demonstration projects and other activities undertaken in Senegal from 2009 to 2012 as part of a partnership between project Optimize and the Senegalese Ministry of Health. The activities aimed to demonstrate …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2013

Optimize: Tunisia Report

This report presents the results and findings of three demonstration projects undertaken in Tunisia as part of a partnership between project Optimize and the Tunisian Ministry of Health. Between 2009 and 2012, the partnership aimed to demonstrate …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2013

Optimizing Vaccine Supply Chains

This document describes the urgent need for vaccine supply chain reform, new ideas, and innovative technologies. It also demonstrates the increasing consequences of supply-chain failure in today's environment as the number …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2009

Outsourcing the Vaccine Supply Chain and Logistics System to the Private Sector: The Western Cape Experience in South Africa

More and more countries are engaging the private sector in vaccine supply chain and logistic functions. As a part of this review, a case study was conducted in the Western Cape of South Africa whereby the Biovac Institute (a third-party, …

Author: World Health Organization, PATH

Published: 2011

Outsourcing Vaccine Supply Chain and Logistics to the Private Sector

This evidence brief provides supply chain managers in low- and middle-income countries with an overview of the potential benefits of outsourcing components of their vaccine logistics systems to the private sector. It also provides practical …

Author: World Health Organization, PATH

Published: 2012

Point-of-Service Data to Drive Vaccine Supply Chains

This fact sheet outlines the different approaches that Project Optimize is testing to demonstrate that a consumption‐based system that uses service-delivery-level data can have a beneficial impact on inventory management, stock levels, and vaccine …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2012

Pragmatic Management of Programmatic Vaccination Errors—Lessons Learnt from Incidents in London

Correct storage, handling, and administration of vaccines are vital components of a successful immunization program. However, with the large number of different healthcare professionals now involved in delivering vaccine programs on a daily …

Author: Craig L, Elliman D, Heathcock R, Turbitt D, Walsh B, Crowcroft N

Published: 2010

Project Optimize's Flickr Photostream

Using new technologies and scientific advances, project Optimize intends to help transform the vaccine supply chain, enabling it to meet the demands of an increasingly large and costly portfolio of vaccines. This project Optimize flickr photostream …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Protocol for Evaluating Freezing in the Vaccine Cold Chain

This protocol is designed to document the level of freezing in the cold chain and identify specific problem areas where corrective actions are warranted. It can be tailored to an individual program’s resources: a simple, low-cost study can be done …

Author: PATH

Published: 2003

Reducing the Need for Parallel Supply Chains

Project Optimize aims to provide national immunization programs with recommendations to build integrated health supply systems, including strategic linkages with the parastatal and private sector. This fact sheet describes the benefits of and …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2012

A Review of the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Vaccine Management Business Improvement Project

This report details the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Vaccine Management Business Improvement Project, which was an end-to-end reengineering of the US public-sector vaccine supply chain—from vaccine budgeting through …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2010

The Right Shot: Extending the Reach of Affordable and Adapted Vaccines

Lack of information on both the price and the different product characteristics of vaccines limits countries’ ability to operate affordable and effective immunization programs. This report aims to remedy some of the existing knowledge gaps by …

Author: Médecins Sans Frontières

Published: 2012

Senegal: Integrating and Streamlining Health Supply Chains

This document describes how project Optimize is collaborating with the Senegalese Ministry of Health to demonstrate innovations in the supply chain that can help to increase efficiency and improve performance, preparing the country for the …

Author: PATH; World Health Organization

Published: 2012

SnapShots Archive

SnapShots was an electronic publication of the IMMUNIZATIONbasics project (which ran from 2004 to 2009) and was designed to provide busy public health professionals with references and periodic updates from the immunization world. Although the …

Author: IMMUNIZATIONbasics

Solar Direct Drive: A Better Choice for Last-Mile Cooling

For health facilities lacking reliable access to electricity, solar direct-drive refrigerators are the most cost-effective option currently available when comparing similarly sized units. This handout provides information about using solar …

Author: Optimize (PATH, World Health Organization)

Published: 2013

Solar Direct-Drive: A Better Option for Last-Mile Cooling

For health facilities lacking reliable access to electricity, solar direct-drive refrigerators are the most cost-effective option currently available for vaccine storage when comparing similarly sized units. This banner provides information about …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2013

Some Vaccine Costs Are Hidden Below the Surface

This banner serves as the backdrop for a vaccine presentation game in the project Optimize traveling exhibit—an exhibit featuring supply chain innovations being developed and tested in different countries around the world. The banner …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2013

Stabilization of Vaccines: Lessons Learned

This editorial, published in Human Vaccines, explores the key logistical, regulatory, procurement, and policy issues associated with the development and use of temperature-stabilized vaccines. The authors reflect on nearly 8 years of work to …

Author: Kristensen D, Chen D

Published: 2010

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