Ms Rebecca Coyle | Executive Director
American Immunization Registry Association | United States

Ms Rebecca Coyle, Executive Director, American Immunization Registry Association

Rebecca Coyle, is the Executive Director for the American Immunization Registry Association (AIRA) where she oversees the development and promotion of tools and best practices for the implementation of immunization information systems as an important tool in preventing and controlling vaccine preventable diseases.  AIRA is a non-profit organization that facilitates a community forum around IIS. Ms. Coyle has a master’s degree in education with an emphasis in public health. She began her work in the immunization community more than fifteen years ago as a school and childcare coordinator in a state health department. Since that time, she has worked as a Public Health Advisor for CDC and as a state immunization Program Manager before joining AIRA in 2010.

Appearances:



DC Co-conference Day 2 April 4 @ 5:10

Discussion: Linking supply chains to immunization registries at home and abroad

  • In the USA:
    • The U.S. Vaccines for Children program move to centralized distribution and the need to automate the ordering process
    • How IIS are used to monitor vaccine usage, project vaccine needs, budget for future needs and monitor storage environments
  • In LMIC:
    • The need to have systems that provide routine program data as well as supply chain data
    • The integration, interoperability & data sharing of these systems with examples in Tanzania and Zambia
    • How has the linkage of systems allowed the tracking of stock levels and projection of accurate usage rates for more efficient ordering and distribution

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