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Realizations on the Road to Reforming Immunization Supply Chains

A trip to Mozambique sheds light on the potential impact of new immunization supply chain models and the challenges that must be addressed to achieve supply chain system transformation.

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Malaria? There's an App for That in Mozambique

Halima Ndala uses an app on her smartphone to spread the word about malaria prevention in Mozambique.

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Repair or Replace: Knowing When It's Time for an Upgrade

Just like cars, system designs for the vaccine supply chain need to be changed to meet changing demands.

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The Illusive “Other Duties as Required”

This second paper in the series focuses on the role of human resources and the specific challenges facing individuals within the health system to adequately address the needs of vaccine supply chains, particularly in low resource communities.

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A Time for Change for Vaccine Distribution

It was not easy to convince policy makers in Gaza to change from a system that had been followed for more than 30 years to a new and innovative approach. I admit that initially there was some resistance, but, with time came a readiness for higher quality of care to the community, particularly in rural areas at the last mile of service delivery. We changed our minds in Gaza and changed our distribution system. And our children are healthier for it.

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