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Visibility Analytics Network (VAN)

Jul 13, 2016   |   Blog Post

What is a VAN?

If someone asked me “what’s a van?” in the US, I’d probably say a big-ish vehicle meant to efficiently move people and stuff from point A to point B. In Africa, these large people movers are called minibuses, kombis or any of a hundred...

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Background

Under CHAI, VillageReach provided support for the Visibility Analytics Network (VAN) in Nigeria. This work included conducting a landscape study of the electronic tools used in the vaccine supply chain, developing a technology governance framework for evaluating and approving tools, and building stakeholder buy-in for the VAN technology governance framework. At its most basic, VAN encourages adopting relevant private sector supply chain techniques by looking at health through three primary lenses: technology, processes and people.

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