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21 March 2021

IATA Vaccine Distribution Workshop

IATA is hosting a virtual workshop on vaccine distribution and cargo safety for the Africa and Middle East region on March 31st, 2021 starting 11:00UTC. The workshop is free of charge for participants.

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The workshop targets all stakeholders from the air cargo supply chain. It is of particular importance to airlines, civil aviation authorities, airports, cargo handlers, cargo terminal operators, ground handling agents, freight forwarders, truckers, shippers of vaccine, temperature sensitive pharma products and dangerous goods, and courier companies. 

Key highlights

  • Air cargo economic outlook for the region.
  • Collaboration among supply chain stakeholders for efficient handling of vaccines and pharmaceutical products.
  • Vaccines suppliers and government requirements, expectations and role for an efficient vaccine transportation and distribution.
  • The industry readiness, supply chain challenges and global standards for transportation of temperature sensitive vaccine and life science products .
  • Lessons learned from the initial global vaccine logistics.
  • Regulatory overview and update on the transportation of dangerous goods and lithium battery by air.
  • Emerging cargo safety issues related to vaccine transportation and repurposing of passenger aircrafts for cargo transportation
  • Competency based training and assessment for DGR

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Hope Consortium's World Immunisation and Logistics Summit

We are also pleased to support Hope Consortium and the World Immunization and Logistics Summit on March 29-30. The IATA Cargo Safety and Vaccine Distribution Workshop goes hand in hand with the Summit and we encourage participants to join both events.


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