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Newborn and Child Health Commodities Subgroup Meeting - Shared screen with speaker view
John Borrazzo
34:37
I also apologize that I will need to leave after 30 minutes - I need to attend a MCGL SMT meeting.
Patrick Gaparayi
34:49
Patrick Gaparayi, Country Engagement and Policy Unit Lead, Supply Chain Strengthening Centre, UNICEF Supply Division, Copenhagen, DK
ORSZCA (Simon Berry - Secretariat)
35:06
Hello everyone, Simon Berry here. I’ll be presenting on the ORS/Zinc Co-pack Alliance a bit later. I run the ORSZCA Secretariat. https://orszco-pack.org
Patricia Taylor
35:09
Hello everyone! Anaclet NGABONZIMA. MIHR Child Health Lead!
Florin Gheorghe
36:10
Good morning/afternoon. Florin Gheorghe from UNICEF Product Innovation Centre.
Mamadou DIALLO
36:25
Mamadou DIALLO,/Specialist, Supply Chain Strengthening Centre, UNICEF Supply Division, Copenhagen, DK
Sara Liaghati-Mobarhan
37:51
Good morning/afternoon. Sara Liaghati-Mobarhan, Newborn Health Innovation Specialist from UNICEF Product Innovation Centre.
Sita Strother
38:01
Welcome all! Please introduce yourself in the chat box if you have not already.
Bistra Zheleva
38:54
Hello, Bistra Zheleva, Children’s HeartLink. I normally don’t attend this group’s meetings but was interested in hearing what the goals were and if there will be any potential discussions about needs of children with NCDs.
Stephen Wall
39:00
Greetings! Steve Wall, Senior Advisor, Newborn Health, Save the Children
Joseph Monehin
39:29
https://www.childhealthtaskforce.org/subgroups/newborn
Leith Greenslade
40:17
Leith Greenslade, Coordinator, Every Breath Counts Coalition, Adviser, ORSZCA
Alison Greig
41:41
Good morning/afternoon, Alison Greig, Technical Director, Global Technical Services (GTS), Nutrition International (NI) - based in Ottawa Canada. NI supports governments to scale up zinc/ORS to treat childhood diarhhoea, as well as other nutrition commodities delivered through the health system (VAS, MNP etc)
Anne Detjen
41:51
Anne Detjen, UNICEF HQ Child and Community Health unit
Dyness Kasungami
43:21
Thank you for joining again, @ Bistra looking for ideas on addressing commodities for NCDs as countries struggle to meet the basics. Your experience will be relevant to this discussion.
Madu Ezioma (Mrs)
44:11
Madu Ezioma, Health Promotion specialist FMOH Abuja
Keith Mugarura
45:59
Greetings, Keith Mugarura, Senior Medical Adviser, Adam Smith International
Leith Greenslade
46:10
Is there a list of priority child health commodities this group focuses on?
Florin Gheorghe
52:21
Not seeing a poll on my side. Maybe just me though.
Florin Gheorghe
52:50
That’s ok, I can go with the group’s choice 🙂
John Borrazzo
53:33
The question on frequency of meetings is dependent on the nature of collaboration. Is it about sharing of information or influencing each other in substantive ways or integrated work planning? Those are listed in rough order of increasing need for meeting more frequently.
John Borrazzo
57:36
Quarterly is fine, I think.
John Borrazzo
57:51
That's a vote switch for me.
Patrick Gaparayi
58:07
Good. Thank you
Sita Strother
58:25
https://forms.gle/5y23CAMHVNd6TmmA8
John Borrazzo
01:00:08
Apologies, I need to drop off. Thanks so much for convening.
Sita Strother
01:00:19
Here is the link again: https://forms.gle/5y23CAMHVNd6TmmA8
Innocent Makumyaviri
01:01:51
amoxy and genta, nice subject
Sita Strother
01:05:21
*the registration link will be shared soon via email with all subgroup members (not on the website quite yet)
Patrick Gaparayi
01:05:46
The link we provided for your online events will be open for whoever want to present/disseminate/share their work/lessons learnt through our sub-group or Child Health Task Force.
Leith Greenslade
01:07:10
Results for Development are wrapping up an amox study - are you connected to their work?
Leith Greenslade
01:07:29
Great!
Leith Greenslade
01:17:57
ORSZCA targets the 10 LMICs with 70% of child diarrhea deathsNigeriaIndiaPakistanEthiopiaChadNigerDRCCameroonMadagascarSomalia
Chinwoke Isiguzo
01:19:13
Thank you for sharing this. The anomaly in pricing is disruptive. Local programs fail to see the need to buy co-packs which are more expensive than buying ORS and Zinc separately
ORSZCA (Simon Berry - Secretariat)
01:19:36
https://orszco-pack.org
Dyness Kasungami
01:20:34
Lessons learned from the ORSZCA are relevant to ensuring availability of other child health commodities e.g. awareness or lack of awareness among child health stakeholders of the issues hindering access and appropriate use, discrepancy between policy and practice, etc.
Samantha Durdock
01:21:58
Thanks for the great presentations from GHSC and the copack alliance! Can presenters share slides after the call?
Patricia Jodrey
01:22:16
Thanks for organizing the meeting - it was time that this group reconvene given the importance of the topic. Congrats
Sita Strother
01:22:20
Yes, the presentation and recording will be shared on the Task Force website!
Kunle Rotimi
01:22:31
Kunle Rotimi, Health Systems Country Supply Chain Manager, Malaria Consortium
Sita Strother
01:22:41
https://www.childhealthtaskforce.org/subgroups/newborn
ORSZCA (Simon Berry - Secretariat)
01:23:39
On co-pack pricing - all studies we have found and in our own experience, co-packs are cheaper that buying the recommended treatment (ORS+Zinc). The UNICEF catalogue is an anomaly.
Assumpta Muriithi
01:24:30
Assumpta Muriithi - WHO/AFRO. My apology for joining late- was in another meeting. Hope to receive the meeting recording.
Leith Greenslade
01:24:44
Congenital heart anomalies are a major cause of child death - 174,000 per year says GBD - neglected. Need to change this.
ORSZCA (Simon Berry - Secretariat)
01:25:00
It is fantastic that UNICEF are now retendering for ORS and Zinc products
Patrick Gaparayi
01:25:29
Here is the link again: https://forms.gle/5y23CAMHVNd6TmmA8
Patrick Gaparayi
01:25:41
registering any event you may want the group to work on
Leith Greenslade
01:28:13
OK that’s clear - thanks Dyness.
Bistra Zheleva
01:28:15
Thank you, Leith. CHD is very much a problem, especially affecting newborn and infant mortality - 70% of those deaths
Florin Gheorghe
01:28:21
Apologies I need to drop off. Thanks everyone.
Patrick Gaparayi
01:28:26
Our sub-group is looking at all the dimensions of ACCESS, some could be supply chain related, some could be more on programmatic/demand level, but all that can affect ACCESS could be considered in this group. Our sub-group could not be confused with just procurement and supply chains
Leith Greenslade
01:29:22
@Bistra CHD is 70% of newborn and infant deaths?? Source??
Bistra Zheleva
01:30:32
No, 70% of all CHD deaths are in under 1 year of life. Sorry for the confusion :)
Bistra Zheleva
01:31:22
Thank you very much.