Updates from IAPHL Advisory Group Meeting

Last week, IAPHL Advisory Group (AG)  held its bi-annual meeting with over a dozen members of our 21-person strong Advisory Group participating in the meeting. AG members called in from Africa, the US and Europe. You can read the updates presented to the group and follow-on activities agreed to by... Read more

What is the Future of Digital Development in 2028?

What is the future of digital development ten (10) years from now? At the USAID Digital Development Forum, keynote speaker Jonathan Donner presented an interesting piece on ICT for development. The presentation took us on a digital journey to the past, 2008 to be precise, the present and gave an... Read more

Strong Supply Chains Save Lives

JSI shares the second issue of Strong Supply Chains Save Lives, a semi-annual newsletter featuring the latest projects and ideas from JSI’s Center for Health Logistics. This issue focuses on adapting private sector innovations for public health including: cutting-edge analysis of the use of unmanned aerial vehicles for health lessons on... Read more

Advocating for iSC in SE Asia

Over the last week of October, more than 10 IAPHL  members attended a meeting in Kathmandu . The meeting was co-hosted by WHO’s Southeast Asia Regional Office and UNICEF’s Regional Office for South Asia, focusing on immunization supply chain (iSC) strengthening. At the opening session, IAPHL representative Chris Wright talked... Read more

Highlights from TechNet

Seventy-three IAPHL members attended the 15th TechNet Conference in Cascais, Portugal, October 16-20. Themes included: Continuous everything. Continuous improvement is a mainstay of immunization programs and supply chain management. But the conversations during the week highlighted the need for continuous everything—working together to improve immunization supply chains (iSC), building capacity to manage... Read more

2017 IAPHL Advisory Group Meeting

IAPHL held its annual advisory group meeting on September 25th. The group, which comprises representatives from donor and partner organizations, reviewed and finalized IAPHL’s multi-year strategy. The operations team presented the association’s activities over the past year and the draft workplan for the coming year. Beginning in 2018, the IAPHL... Read more

IAPHL Welcomes Elizabeth Igharo

Elizabeth Igharo became IAPHL’s executive director in July of 2017. Elizabeth is an accomplished public health development leader who has more than 15 years of experience in supply chain management of medicines and medical supplies in immunization campaigns, reproductive health, tuberculosis, and malaria as well as maternal and newborn health programs.... Read more

IAPHL at 10 (#IAMIAPHL)

Over the 10 years since its inception, IAPHL has evolved in ways that have exceeded the expectations of its founders. By 2014, IAPHL had attracted 1,661 members. By 2017, the association had added 2,333 members, for a total of 4,285 members today. Its reach has broadened to include supply chain... Read more