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Focus Area: <span>Vaccine procurement methods, policies and procedures</span>

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VPPN Session: Managing Vaccine Supply with Reduced Shelf Life: Impact of COVID -19 on Vaccine Security

04/22/2021

Zoom Webinar

UNICEF’s Vaccine Procurement Practitioners Network (VPPN) are pleased to invite you to a Knowledge Sharing Session on: Managing vaccine supply with reduced shelf life: Impact of COVID -19 on vaccine security The key learning objectives for the session are: To strengthen the understanding of the implications of reduced vaccine shelf life on the whole supply … Continued

Market Intelligence for Action: Preparing for Gavi-Transition Part 3 – Market Intelligence Resources for Product Access and Implementation Strategies

Authors: Jason Zhu (CHAI), Priscilla Rouyer (CHAI), Johanna Fihman (WHO), and Miloud Kaddar (LNCT)

In our previous blog, we discussed where to access resources on product choice and price. In this blog we cover the remaining core area, product access and its role in helping address supply shortages.

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Market Intelligence for Action: Preparing for Gavi-Transition Part 2 – Market Intelligence Resources for Vaccine Product Choice and Price

Authors: Jason Zhu (CHAI), Priscilla Rouyer (CHAI), Johanna Fihman (WHO), and Miloud Kaddar (LNCT)

In our previous blog, we discussed how Gavi transition and the resulting loss of access to Gavi-prices, increased financial burden, and loss of partner support may reduce a country’s ability to effectively procure vaccines. In this blog, we will go into greater detail on how countries can use market intelligence resources,

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Market Intelligence for Action: Preparing for Gavi-Transition Part 1 – Gavi Transition’s Impact on Vaccine Procurement and the Critical Role of Market Intelligence

Authors: Jason Zhu (CHAI), Priscilla Rouyer (CHAI), Johanna Fihman (WHO), and Miloud Kaddar (LNCT)

Gavi-transitioning countries face many challenges in ensuring hard-fought immunization gains are maintained as external financial and technical support is reduced. Vaccine procurement is one area that may be affected by transition – but preparatory strategies do exist. The importance of market intelligence to procurement and Gavi transition may not be obvious because such support is embedded in Gavi and partner technical support and is less visible than co-financing challenges.

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VPPN Knowledge Sharing Session: Learning from Sub-regional Experiences in Cross-country Collaboration in the Procurement of Medicines and Vaccines

10/29/2020

Webinar

The Vaccine Procurement Practitioners Network (VPPN) is pleased to invite you to a Knowledge Sharing Session on: Learning from sub-regional experiences in cross-country collaboration  in the procurement of medicines and vaccines Key learning objectives: Sharing research findings from WHO EURO report on Cross-Country Collaborations to improve access to medicines and vaccines Understanding benefits of cross-country … Continued

Takeaways From the LNCT-VPPN Joint South East Asia Regional Workshop on Vaccine Procurement: Yangon, Myanmar (September 12-13, 2019)

Authors: Grace Chee, Miloud Kaddar, and Elizabeth Ohadi

The Learning Network for Countries in Transition (LNCT) and UNICEF’s Vaccine Procurement Practitioners Network (VPPN), in collaboration with the National Institute of Vaccines (NVI) Thailand, co-hosted its second regional procurement workshop in Yangon, Myanmar on September 12-13. Delegations from Indonesia, Lao PDR, Mongolia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Philippines,

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Georgia’s Introduction of the Hexavalent Vaccine: Lessons on Successful Procurement and Advocacy

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Authors: Eka Paatashvili and Vladimer Getia

As countries transition from Gavi support, sustaining access to affordable and high-quality vaccines is one of many challenges they face. Fully self-financing countries need to maintain their immunization programs while also committing increased funds for new vaccine introductions.

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Practitioner Perspectives: Tbilisi Vaccine Procurement Workshop Interview Series – Dilorom Tursunova (1 of 4)

During our regional vaccine procurement workshop, which took place in Tbilisi, Georgia in April 2019, we sat down with a few participants to hear about their experiences related to topics ranging from vaccine forecasting, vaccine budgeting, and vaccine regulatory issues. This interview (first in a series of 4) is with Dilorom Tursunova, Deputy Chief of the … Continued

Vaccine Procurement in the Middle East and North Africa Region: Challenges and Ways of Improving Program Efficiency and Fiscal Space

Abstract
Improving vaccine procurement performance has been a priority concern of national health authorities in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region for years particularly in terms of its role in accessing new vaccines and assuring a steady supply of quality vaccines at affordable prices. This article reviews the vaccine procurement mechanisms in the MENA region;

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