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Topic: Supply chain and logistics systems

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Heard at the 68th WHA: Closing the Immunization Gap

In this video, immunization experts and political leaders attending the 68th World Health Assembly (WHA) share their thoughts on what must be done to close the immunization gap, reach vulnerable populations, and ensure that all children have access …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2015

How Much Does it Cost to Get a Dose of Vaccine to the Service Delivery Location? Empirical Evidence from Vietnam's Expanded Program on Immunization

The authors of this article, published in Vaccine, present empirical estimates of vaccine supply chain costs for Vietnam's Expanded Program on Immunization for routine vaccines at each level of the supply chain, before and after the introduction of …

Author: Mvundura M, Kien VD, Nga NT, et al.

Publication date: 2013

How to Calculate Vaccine Volumes and Cold Chain Capacity Requirements

This module provides guidance on calculating vaccine volumes; evaluating cold chain storage capacity and requirements; and calculating cold chain storage needs for coolant-packs and the dry-storage capacity required for immunization-related …

Author: World Health Organization, United Nations Children's Fund

Publication date: 2017

How to Develop a Repair and Maintenance System for Cold Chain Equipment

Intended for Expanded Programme on Immunization managers, logisticians, cold chain managers, and decision-makers at national and subnational levels, this training module introduces the recommended components of a national cold chain equipment …

Author: World Health Organization, United Nations Children's Fund

Publication date: 2017

How to Monitor Temperatures in the Vaccine Supply Chain

This training module focuses on temperature monitoring of vaccines and provides updated implementation guidance on vaccine vial monitors and various temperature monitoring tools for cold rooms and fridges, including new devices that monitor and log …

Author: World Health Organization, United Nations Children's Fund

Publication date: 2015

How to Use Passive Containers and Coolant-Packs for Vaccine Transport and Outreach Operations

This training module provides guidance on how to develop a transport strategy for vaccines that minimizes the risk of exposure to freezing through the correct use of passive containers and their associated coolant-packs. It covers vaccine transport …

Author: World Health Organization, United Nations Children's Fund

Publication date: 2015

Immunization in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Landscape Analysis and Policy Recommendations

This report provides an analysis of the policy environment for immunization in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and examines the challenges related to vaccine management, delivery, and delays in domestic immunization financing commitments. It …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2016

Immunization Logistics and Supply Systems: From Vision to Action

This report summarizes workshops held in July 2010 by Project Optimize (a collaboration between PATH and the World Health Organization) in Washington, DC, and Seattle to engage stakeholders from a wide variety of organizations related to …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2010

Immunization Supply Chain and Logistics: A Call-to-Action

This call-to-action by the World Health Organization's Immunization Practices Advisory Committee is in response to a rapidly changing and increasingly complex vaccination landscape where existing immunization supply chain and logistics (ISCL) …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2014

Immunization Supply Chain Policy Environment in Uganda: Landscape Analysis and Advocacy Recommendations

This report provides an overview of the policy environment and immunization supply chain system in Uganda and outlines recommendations for policy and procedural changes that may improve supply chain performance, leading to better immunization and …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2016

The Imperative for Stronger Vaccine Supply and Logistics Systems

This article, published in Vaccine, asserts that over the next decade vaccine supply and logistics systems in nearly all developing countries will require significant investments of time and resources from global and national partners, donors, and …

Author: Zaffran M, Vandelaer J, Kristensen D, et al.

Publication date: 2013

Improving Vaccine Delivery Through Moving Warehouses

This fact sheet details a collaboration between Project Optimize and the Senegalese Ministry of Health to implement and validate a "moving warehouse" that will streamline the vaccine supply chain from the regional to the peripheral level. A moving …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2012

Innovation for a Healthier World: How the Research-Based Vaccine Manufacturers are Contributing to the Decade of Vaccines Global Vaccine Action Plan

This report describes how research-based vaccine manufacturers are innovating beyond the traditional research and development model by working with partners to optimize their production to meet growing demand, improving the supply chain to reach …

Author: International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations

Publication date: 2015

Installing and Testing Battery-Free Solar Refrigerators in Vietnam

This photo set contains pictures of the installation and initial testing of two True Energy BLF 100 DC Sure Chill® battery-free solar powered vaccine refrigerators in Vietnam. The refrigerators were installed in May 2011, one in Thanh Ba district, …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

Integrating the Supply Chains of Vaccines and Other Health Commodities

This evidence brief examines the benefits, challenges, and rationale for integrating vaccine supply chains with the supply chains of other health commodities. It provides agencies, donors, decision-makers, and partners with a brief overview of …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

Integration of Vaccine Supply Chains With Other Health Commodity Supply Chains: A Framework for Decision-Making

This document provides national immunization program managers, their technical support staff, policymakers in ministries of health, and global agencies involved in vaccine and health product supply chains with a better understanding of the benefits …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

Investing in Next-Generation Health Supply Chains Saves Lives

This issue brief provides important background on why policymakers and global health leaders must invest in health supply chains to help close the immunization gap. It highlights five ways to innovate supply chains and provides resources on how to …

Author: PATH; Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance; John Snow, Inc.; et al.

Publication date: 2016

Investing in Stronger Vaccine Supply Chains: Reaching Children With Immunization, Saving Lives

This brochure describes how advances in vaccine supply chain systems can accelerate the delivery of lifesaving immunizations to people who need them. The document offers recommendations for global policymakers to support countries in building more …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2012

Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine Introduction: A 1-Day Training Program

This ten-session lesson plan maps a one-day vaccine introduction training program using existing PATH materials on the SA 14-14-2 Japanese encephalitis (JE) vaccine. Topics include facts about JE, administering the SA 14-14-2 JE vaccine, possible …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2008

Keeping the Cold Chain Cold

This policy paper documents the challenges of the cold chain at the last mile of delivery in the vaccine supply chain. It also provides examples of new innovations and approaches to improve cold chain monitoring and maintenance.

Author: VillageReach

Publication date: 2014

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