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Topic: Supply chain and logistics systems

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Keys to Storing and Handling Your Vaccine Supply

This 45-minute video was designed to decrease vaccine storage and handling errors and preserve vaccine supply by demonstrating to immunization providers the recommended best practices for storage and handling of vaccines. It highlights the keys to …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Publication date: 2014

Landscape Analysis: Analysis of EVSM Indicators

The Effective Vaccine Stores Management (EVSM) assessment tool was created to help countries and agencies evaluate critical components of the country’s primary vaccine store. To date, 57 countries have completed the EVSM assessment. This …

Author: PATH; World Health Organization

Publication date: 2008

Landscape Analysis of Routine Immunization in Nigeria: Identifying Barriers and Prioritizing Interventions

This white paper provides an analysis of supply-side constraints and demand-side determinants of routine immunization coverage in Nigeria. It emphasizes that tackling the basic barriers to routine immunization in Nigeria—cold chain, transport, and …

Author: International Vaccine Access Center

Publication date: 2012

Lessons Learned From an Operations Research Assessment of New Supply Chain Demonstrations in Four Countries: A Framework for Decision-Making: Albania, Senegal, Tunisia, and Vietnam

In 2012, project Optimize completed an assessment to explore the acceptability and feasibility of the innovative vaccine supply chain interventions the project had demonstrated in four collaborating countries. The goal was to learn about future …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

Lessons Learned in Reaching the Final 20: Building a Next-Generation Immunization Supply Chain in Mozambique

This report provides a detailed analysis and lessons learned from VillageReach’s work with the Mozambique Ministry of Health to implement comprehensive immunization supply chain changes. It highlights new tools, approaches, and evidence for …

Author: VillageReach

Publication date: 2016

A Moving Warehouse Delivers Vaccines and Essential Health Supplies in Senegal

In March 2011, the government of Senegal began using a "moving warehouse" to transport vaccines and vaccine supplies from regional stores directly to district stores and health posts on a monthly basis in the Saint-Louis region. This photo set …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

A Moving Warehouse in Senegal

As part of the project Optimize traveling exhibit, this banner illustrates the concept of integrating vaccines with other health products in streamlined supply chains. It highlights Senegal’s “moving warehouse,” which was …

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

New Decade of Vaccines

In December 2010, global health leaders committed to making the next 10 years the Decade of Vaccines - to ensure discovery, development, and delivery of lifesaving vaccines globally, especially to the poorest countries. This special series of …

Author: Horton R, ed.

Publication date: 2011

Next-Generation Immunization Supply Chains Are Needed to Improve Health Outcomes

This document provides key messages for policy- and decision-makers to explain why next-generation immunization supply chains are needed to fulfill global health goals. They are intended to unite partners and stakeholders in a common language around …

Author: PATH; Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance; Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; John Snow, Inc.; VillageReach

Publication date: 2015

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

Publication date: 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

Publication date: 2013

One Size Does Not Fit All: The Impact of Primary Vaccine Container Size on Vaccine Distribution and Delivery

This article, published in Vaccine, reports that vaccine vial size—the total number of doses a single vaccine vial contains—can have a significant impact on vaccine distribution, costs, and use. The authors used the simulation modeling platform …

Author: Haidari LA, Wahl B, Brown ST, et al.

Publication date: 2015

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

Publication date: 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

Publication date: 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

Publication date: 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

Publication date: 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

Publication date: 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

Publication date: 2009

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