Author: Supply Division

Job Opportunity: Zika Vaccine Market Consultant

Job Opportunity: Zika Vaccine Market Consultant

Role: Zika Vaccine Market Consultant Work Type: Consultancy Start Date: May 2017 Location: Home based Duration: 100 days over 6 month period Travel: Paid for by UNICEF. Expect ~2 trips to Copenhagen, 1 trip to Washington DC, 1-2 trip to Geneva Reporting to: Senior Advisor, MFSDU, UNICEF Supply Division, New […]

Job Opportunity: ARIDA Study Coordinator

Job Opportunity: ARIDA Study Coordinator

Role: ARIDA Study Coordinator Location: UNICEF Nepal Country Office, Kathmandu Work Type: Consultancy Duration: 6 months, full-time Start Date: May 2017 Reporting to: Project Officer, UNICEF Supply Division, Copenhagen + Health Specialist, UNICEF Nepal BACKGROUND: Pneumonia is the leading infectious cause of death among children under 5 years of age globally. Many pneumonia deaths […]

Colour-coded Labels Improve UNICEF’s Supply Response

Colour-coded Labels Improve UNICEF’s Supply Response

UNICEF has supplied tents, tarpaulins, hygiene kits, medical kits, plastic buckets, school-in-a-box, health kits, and Early Childhood Development kits to affected populations in the 14 districts most affected by the two Nepal Earthquakes which occurred on 25 April and 12 May 2016. UNICEF has distributed over 500 metric tons of […]

Clean water test.
Schoolgirl doing a strip test to check water quality - this requires multiple, complicated steps.

Innovations for water quality monitoring

Everyone has the right to safe and affordable water for personal and domestic use. However, there are still over 1.8 billion people globally who are exposed to unsafe drinking water sources. Drinking contaminated water with faecal bacteria can lead to preventable deaths. In response to this situation, world leaders adopted […]

Volunteer Opportunity: Innovation Research Volunteer, Copenhagen

Volunteer Opportunity: Innovation Research Volunteer, Copenhagen

Download the complete Terms of Reference here UNICEF Supply Division Innovation Unit Duration: 12 months Duty Station:  Copenhagen, Denmark Level: Volunteer (unpaid) UNICEF Supply Division, Copenhagen, Denmark  At UNICEF Supply Division (SD), specialists across the organisation conduct many Product Innovation Projects. The Innovation Unit’s role is to work with the different […]

[NAME CHANGED] Alice,15 years old, holds her a 4-month old baby born with microcephaly in Recife.

Improving Diagnostic Tests for Zika Virus Infection

UNICEF in close collaboration with WHO and PAHO have convened for the creation of the first Target Product Profiles (TPPs) which aim to incentivize industry and research for the development of Rapid Diagnostic Test(s) to diagnose active Zika infection detection as well as evidence of prior Zika infection. The TPPs aim to […]

Can a rural handpump tell you it’s not well?

Can a rural handpump tell you it’s not well?

By Heloise Greeff. Helose is a doctoral researcher at Oxford University’s Computational Health Informatics Lab where they have been working together with UNICEF on an innovative WASH project, Smart Handpumps, which focuses on using low-cost sensor and mobile technology to predict the potential failure of water pumps, ensuring a consistent water […]