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GAVI BOARD MEETING
Board Meeting, Stockholm, 11 March 2002
5. Priority Technologies and Operational Strategies to Increase Access to
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access to immunization is fundamental to reaching the GAVI milestones.
process of identifying priority strategies to improve access
highlighted the need to separate potential management solutions from
note of the three technology project areas proposed, and asked that
further development of the plans be presented to the Board at its next
meeting, or at its November meeting. The proposed priority technology
project areas are:
Decreased dependence upon and streamlining of the cold chain
Improved tools to measure immunization services performance.
Reducing infectious wastes and ultimately eliminating the use of sharps
(needles and syringes).
Requested that the Working Group examine ideas that would enhance
efforts and focus on access and equity issues, to present to the Board
as soon as possible.
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