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The Next Pandemic: Three Ways to Prepare

Jamey Butcher | Dr. Mariam Reda
July 9, 2020
4 Minute Read
COVID-19 has overwhelmed health systems in countries like the United States, Brazil, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom. We must act now to mitigate the potentially catastrophic impacts on many developing countries where cases are swiftly increasing.

News: Mid-term Review of GHSC-PSM Project Notes Significant Progress


May 12, 2020
2 Minute Read
USAID’s Mid-term Review of its Global Health Supply Chain Program-Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project reaffirmed the project’s progress toward strengthening supply chains and success in providing much-needed access to essential medicines since 2016.

Upcoming Webinar: Emergency Supply Chain Response


April 2, 2020
2 Minute Read
The current COVID-19 pandemic demonstrates a lack of emergency preparedness for supply chains across the world. What can countries do now?
Antimicrobial resistance blog post

To Squash Superbugs, Look to Behavior Change

Oluwatimilehin Adeyemo
January 28, 2020
4 Minute Read
The misuse of antimicrobials is driving the rise of drug resistant pathogens. How can social and behavior change techniques compel individuals to use these life-saving drugs responsibly?

Best of the Blog 2019


December 31, 2019
2 Minute Read
This was a big year for private sector engagement, with nearly half of our most popular posts exploring its importance to the future of development. Check out those posts and other key insights, profiles, and technical approaches from Chemonics in 2019.
Botswana pharmacist and patient

Communities Together —Accelerating Uptake of Promising New HIV/AIDS Medicines

Nagesh Borse
December 6, 2019
< 1 Minute Read
With potential new HIV treatment options on the horizon, how can a successful transition between regimens be secured at a country and local level? Drawing on our USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program-Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project’s recent role in the transition to TLD – the currently preferred first-line ARV – we share some advice.

Flying the Last Mile — Integrating Cargo Drones into Health Supply Chains

Manisha Aryal | Scott Dubin
November 12, 2019
2 Minute Read
Are drones the key to moving life-saving supplies, picking up lab samples for diagnosis, and even testing results on return flights? Manisha Aryal and Scott Dubin share insights.

Ready. Set. Prepared: How the One Health Approach Strengthens National Epidemic Response

Grace Tran
November 4, 2019
4 Minute Read
A unilateral sector approach is insufficient in the face of epidemics that don’t respect borders or species. USAID’s HRH2030 One Health activity facilitates multisectoral coordination and collaboration to increase local capacity to prevent, detect, and rapidly respond to epidemic threats.