Page Technical bulletins and guidelines Find guidance on how to use and details on kits and products procured by UNICEF. Diagnostics News note 09/10/2019 GAVI announcement: vaccine manufacturer GS1 compliance GS1 barcoding on the secondary packaging will be a requirement by the end of 2021 for vaccine tenders backed by Gavi financing and issued by UNICEF. Emergency alert 06/10/2020 Impact of COVID-19 on vaccine supplies UNICEF is working closely with suppliers, countries and partners on vaccine supply requirements to inform shipment plans and reduce impact on programme deli Emergency alert 08/07/2020 Assessment and outlook on non-specific COVID-19 supplies An overview of the current and anticipated near-term impact of COVID-19 on UNICEF’s supply chains for country programmes. Emergency alert 05/04/2020 COVID-19 impact assessment and outlook on PPE supplies An overview of the effects of COVID-19 on UNICEF access to PPE supplies and the risk mitigations UNICEF has undertaken or plan to action. Article 04/30/2020 A sustainable response to COVID-19: improving oxygen systems UNICEF is supporting countries to provide oxygen therapy and monitoring equipment, while building a sustainable approach for treating respiratory illnesses. Article 06/25/2020 Innovation at the heart of humanitarian response To develop the new High Performance Tent, UNICEF embarked on a co-creation approach to create the very best product that UNICEF and industry can offer. Article 06/25/2020 Scaling up construction in Yemen A large construction portfolio is helping to rebuild social infrastructure in Yemen, the largest humanitarian crisis in the world. Article 06/25/2020 Warehouse app scales up to improve supply chain efficiency The Mobile Warehouse and Inventory Management Solution app transformed warehouse transactions from paper to digital, creating faster delivery of supplies. Article 06/25/2020 From ships to schools with local innovation To build longer-lasting, quality learning centres for refugee children in Bangladesh, UNICEF identified a construction solution steeped in local innovation. Article 06/25/2020 Strategic prepositioning of supplies in South Sudan Through strategic prepositioning in South Sudan during the dry season, an estimated average cost-avoidance of $5 million per year is achieved. Article 06/25/2020 Scaling vaccine procurement Bringing a vaccine to scale across countries requires a tailored, strategic approach to align supply availability with demand. Article 06/25/2020 Responding with supplies to Cyclones Idai and Kenneth For the first time in recorded history, two powerful cyclones struck Mozambique in the same season, causing widespread devastation. Education Document 10/09/2017 School-in-a-Box guidelines for use Explore guidelines about how to use and the content of the School-in-a-Box Kit. Document 02/01/2010 Activity guide for the Early Childhood Development Kit Electronic version of the ECD Activity Guide, ECD kit. This is an easy-to-use guidance containing suggestions on how to use each of the kit’s items. Document 01/02/2013 Guidelines for Training of Trainers - Education Kit Handbook This is an electronic version of the Teachers Guide and covers elements of pedagogy and materials in support of an effective emergency education programme. Document 01/02/2013 Early Childhood Development Kit - Education Kit Handbook Electronic version of the Users’ Guide ECD Kit. It provides guidance on the Early Childhood Development Kit, one of UNICEF educational pre-packaged kits. Document 07/15/2019 Recreation Kit Guidance - Education Kit Handbook Electronic version of the Users’ Guide Recreation Kit, which provides guidance on the Recreation Kit, one of UNICEF educational kits for front-line workers. Document 01/02/2013 School-in-a-Box Kit Guidance - Education Kit Handbook Electronic version of the Users’ Guide School-in-a-Box Kit. It provides guidance the School-in-a-Box Kit, one of UNICEF educational pre-packaged kits. Document 07/15/2019 Mathematics Kit Guidance - Education Kit Handbook Electronic version of the Users’ Guide for UNICEF Mathematics Kit, aiming at front-line workers who may or may not be formally trained teacher. Document 01/02/2013 Science Kit Guidance - Education Kit Handbook This is an electronic version of the Users’ Guide Science Kit, which is one of UNICEF educational pre-packaged kits designed for front-line workers. Document 07/02/2013 Including Children with Disabilities: Education Kit Handbook Three supplements to the UNICEF Education Kit Handbooks provide guidance on how to include children with disabilities in educational activities. Health kits Document Interagency Emergency Health Kits: information note Medicines and medical equipment to meet the initial primary healthcare needs of a population of 10,000 people for three months. Get the document Document Acute watery diarrhoea (AWD) kits information note This note provides information on the new AWD kits that will be available to UNICEF country offices from July 2017. Get the document Document Midwifery Kit technical bulletin Description of the Midwifery Kit, which has been designed to improve maternal and neonatal care in situations of development and emergency. Get the document Document Obstetric, Surgical Kit technical bulletin The kit has been designed to improve maternal and neonatal care in situations of development and emergency. Get the document HIV/Aids Document IEHK post exposure prophylaxis (PEP) technical bulletin The IEHK PEP kit contains medicines for emergency post-exposure prophylaxis of HIV infection. Get the document Document Point-of-care for HIV early infant diagnosis Get information on HIV early infant and viral load point-of-care (POC)/near POC nucleic acid detection technologies available for procurement through UNICEF Get the document Link WHO treatment guidelines UNICEF procurement of antiretroviral medicines (ARVs) is guided by the World Health Organization (WHO) treatment guidelines. Visit the site Link WHO prequalified list of medicines UNICEF procurement of antiretroviral medicines are those listed in the WHO pre-qualified list under its Pre-qualification Programme. Visit the site Health technologies Document 10/19/2020 Non-pneumatic anti-shock garment (NASG) - technical bulletin Technical guidance for governments, UN Agencies, NGOs and other entities that are planning to procure non-pneumatic anti-shock garments. Medicines Document 10/09/2020 Information on COVID-19 pharmaceutical products This bulletin provides information on Dexamethasone products available for procurement by UNICEF. Document 10/25/2019 Insulin products technical bulletin This bulletin provides information about insulin short-acting aqueous solution for injection and insulin intermediate-acting suspension for injection. Nutrition Document Nutrition kits technical bulletin The document describes the nutrition kits that are available for procurement through UNICEF. Get the document Document Therapeutic milk technical bulletin This bulletin describes improvements to F-75 and F-100 therapeutic milk procured by UNICEF. Get the document Document Mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) measuring tapes Get a description of the MUAC tapes available through UNICEF Supply Divisionilable for procurement through UNICEF. Get the document Document Iron, folic acid and combined iron and folic acid tablets Description of antianemia products available for procurement through UNICEF Supply Division Get the document Document Height length measuring boards A description of the measuring boards available for procurement through UNICEF Supply Division. Get the document Video Safe preparation of therapeutic milk F75 and F100 Video guidance for the safe preparation of therapeutic milk in English, French, Arabic and Somali. Watch now Document Multiple micronutrient powders and customised packaging This technical bulletin describes the multiple micronutrient powders (MNPs) products and their packaging that are available through UNICEF Supply Division. Get the document Document Product update for salt test kits This technical bulletin describes new improved salt test kits that are supplied by UNICEF. Get the document Water and sanitarion Report 09/16/2020 Household water treatment filters - product guide Guidance on the selection and procurement of household filters for water treatment.