Vaccine supply chains require dedicated data management and reporting systems. In Tanzania, JSI is supporting the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in the development and implementation of an electronic vaccine information system that is integrated with the overarching electronic logistics management information system (eLMIS) while addressing the unique needs of vaccine supply chain management.
Leveraging the power of social capital and technology, Digital Green has pioneered the use of low-cost, community videos as an agriculture extension tool that allows farmers to record and share successful techniques with other farmers in their community.
There is something ceaseless and timelessness in resplendent Arusha, Tanzania, the venue of the second Global Maternal Health Conference. Not so in the hallways of the conference meeting where a sense of urgency to do more for maternal health is evidently palpable. I was struck by three main impressions.
In 2000 I joined a volunteer program and began to work with a local NGO in Tanzania. My prior professional experience had been as a Teach For America corps member/school teacher in Texas and helping to resettle newly arrived refugees in Vermont. So I figured that I’d use one of the two professional interests in my work in Tanzania.
JSI’s Barry Chovitz, Deputy Country Director of the SCMS and USAID | DELIVER PROJECTs, has been working in the field of HIV since July 2002.
Main messages from the CCABA (Coalition on Children Affected by AIDS) – a two day symposium with most of the major players in the OVC sector participating.