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3 Ways to Better Protect Medicine Quality and Safety in Supply Chains

Dr. Dah El Hadj Sidi
June 6, 2019
4 Minute Read
Wouldn’t you want to know if the milk you were buying was spoiled or your vegetables were rotten on the inside? In global health supply chains, it’s not just about what you deliver or when you deliver it, but it’s also critical to consider “how” we deliver these vital commodities. Ensuring the medicines and other health commodities we provide are safe for use is just as important as availability and delivering on time.

News: Chemonics at the 72nd World Health Assembly


May 16, 2019
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Chemonics will host two side events on global health security and quality assurance in parallel with the 72nd World Health Assembly in Geneva.

5 Reasons We Need Automation to Continually Improve Supply Chains

Gabriela Siem | Carolyn Pryor
April 29, 2019
3 Minute Read
In any global supply chain, continual improvement is vital to respond to changing technologies and mitigate risks. For a supply chain that delivers global health commodities, the stakes are even higher.

News: Innovation, Technology, and Advancing the SDGs at ICT4D 2019


April 26, 2019
4 Minute Read
At the 2019 Information and Communications Technology for Development Conference, experts from more than 70 countries convene to share technological innovation and explore the role of technology in global development.
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News: GHSC-PSM Project Hits 87 Percent On-Time Delivery and Achieves $85 Million in Savings Per Recent Annual Report


February 21, 2019
2 Minute Read
The recently published Fiscal Year 2018 Annual Report of the USAID Global Health and Supply Chain Program – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project shows significant strides in delivering lifesaving health commodities.
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Operating a Global Health Supply Chain in Low-Resource Settings

Dr. Hua Ni
January 15, 2019
2 Minute Read
In addressing the challenges of operating a global health supply chain in low-resource settings, there’s plenty to learn from established commercial supply chains.

Who Says Math Isn’t Cool? Applying Mathematical Optimization in Public Health Supply Chains

Dr. Hua Ni
November 27, 2018
4 Minute Read
Health supply chain managers face limited resources and increasing responsibility to ensure the right medicines are in the right place at the right time for patients. Mathematical optimization allows them to make the best decisions possible with limited resources.

News: Chemonics Responds to House Foreign Affairs Committee Report about the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program-Procurement and Supply Management Project


October 16, 2018
2 Minute Read
An October report from the House Foreign Affairs Committee provided insights into key findings and recommendations for the successful implementation of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program- Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project.

News: GHSC-PSM’s Latest Report Shows Strong and Steady On-time Delivery Rates, Expansion of In-country Presence to 33 Field Offices


September 19, 2018
3 Minute Read
The most recent quarterly report of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program- Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project, implemented by a Chemonics-led consortium, shows the project achieving strong and steady on-time delivery of lifesaving health commodities, expanding its in-country presence to 33 field offices, and meeting global health objectives through its support for a new first-line antiretroviral drug (ARV) regimen.