Making the Case for Inclusion of Co-packaged ORS/Zinc on the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines for Children (EMLc)

The WHO Model List of Essential Medicines For four decades, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has devoted substantial effort to an essential medicines programme that seeks to improve access to the most needed drugs and devices. The meeting of the 21st WHO Expert Committee on the Selection and Use of Essential Medicines will be held […]

Interview at the William Davidson Institute, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

As my two and a half week trip to the USA and Canada draws to a close and my final presentation at C2MTL has been delivered I’m reflecting on the trip and I will be reporting on it over the next week or so. To kick off here is a 2-part video interview filmed during […]

ColaLife wins the top prize at the DuPont Packaging Innovation Awards

Last night (16/5/13) while we slept in Zambia, there were celebrations going in Wilmington, Delaware, USA at the DuPont Packaging Innovation Awards. This morning we learnt that we’d won the top prize (Diamond) and we also won in the ‘Food Security’ category. It was great that our colleague, Rohit Ramchandani, was there and met up […]

Intercontinental collaboration | Mash-up of the month

Picture the scene. People on three continents are lining themselves up for a telephone conference that took a while to set up given the time differences and availability of the various parties. But at last the time comes. It’s 8am at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, USA, it’s 2pm at the UNICEF HQ in Lusaka, […]

Could you put a ColaLife poster in your workplace or community?

A couple of ColaLife Facebook fans have asked where you can buy ColaLife posters. Well, you can’t at the moment BUT you can download a PDF and print them yourself. It would be great if ColaLife supporters could spread the word by placing a mini poster in their workplace and/or community. Please click on the […]

The latest from Tanzania

I’ve just found this fantastic set of photos by tielmann on Flickr with images of Coca-Cola’s ‘Manual Distribution’ from around the world. Meanwhile, here’s the latest note from Adrian Ristow, who’s now working with Coca-Cola in Tanzania, where he’s collecting local opinions and ideas. On the way, he’s been in the USA, talking to experienced […]