Gavi - Innovations in Senegal (Parsyl)
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Monitoring the last mile

Parsy’s data platform is reliable, user-friendly and easy to integrate. Wireless sensors are placed inside cold rooms, refrigerators and cold boxes that store and transport vaccines for newfound visibility in these life-saving cold chains. 


40%

Cutting the time vaccines spend in the cold chain, especially in the last mile, could reduce spoilage by nearly 40%

24%

Identifying and replacing faulty fridges could reduce the number of vaccines spoiled due to freezing temperatures by 24%

*Based on Parsyl data simulations

Why Parsyl

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Maintain Quality

Frontline health workers are empowered with actionable insights about product quality and remaining shelf-life via mobile app.

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Reduce Waste

Supply chain visibility uncovers causes and location of spoilage, pinpointing areas of improvement.

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Improve Outcomes

Strong and transparent supply chains ensures product quality so that everyone, everywhere receives effective vaccines.

"...vaccines can travel thousands of miles across the world to reach remote communities in Africa and Asia, but if they become too hot or too cold during that very last mile all the effort is for naught. That’s why this partnership with Parsyl is so important, ensuring that countries are using the latest technology to keep these vaccines effective"

Dr. Seth Berkley CEO of Gavi

"It used to be that a nurse in a facility in rural Uganda would have to check five fridges, three times a day. Now, all of that information is recorded and sent to the nurse automatically via Bluetooth, meaning he or she has more time to actually do their job."

Shamit Shah CEO of Freight in Time

"Our supply chain has improved thanks to Parsyl. We’ve been able to identify and replace certain cold chain equipment and improve best practices for storing vaccines within their recommended temperature ranges.”

Mor Diama Vaccination Logistician Ministry of Health, Senegal
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Our Solution


Parsyl monitors temperature sensitive health products in storage and transit, including in low-connectivity environments. Our smart sensors are PQS pre-qualified by the WHO and are currently being used to monitor Covid-19 and routine vaccination efforts around the world.

Our Impact


In 2018, Senegal’s Ministry of Health (MoH) engaged Parsyl to improve the country’s extensive vaccine supply chain. Parsyl devices have been placed in national level cold rooms and freezers across Senegal, notifying EPI logistics managers of temperature excursions. The decrease in temperature alarms over time has shown that data visibility has the power to positively impact cold chain management.

Parsyl will soon cover 100% of the country’s cold chain and is already monitoring Covid-19 vaccines in Senegal and several other African countries.

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Impact in Action

Our Trusted Partners

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Parsyl in action

Parsyl leads an alliance of insurance and technology partners who have joined to provide accessible and affordable cargo insurance and risk management services for the distribution of vaccines, medicines and supplies in emerging markets.
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