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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.
A shipment of health commodities is delivered.

How Can Countries Pay for Their Health Systems? Supply Chains Might Hold the Answer

Dr. Dah El Hadj Sidi
May 17, 2018
3 Minute Read
Supply chain logistics costs can account for up to 50 percent of a health product’s final price. According to Director Dah El Hadj Sidi, reducing costs throughout the supply chain could free up much-needed funding for other essential health-care programs. Photo credit: Lan Andrian/USAID GHSC-PSM.
A baby sleeps on his mother's shoulder

Saving Women During Childbirth Starts in a Surprising Place: The Refrigerator

Beth Yeager
March 1, 2018
2 Minute Read
We have medicine to prevent hemorrhage after childbirth, but it is not reaching women in developing countries. Expert Beth Yeager discusses how we can make sure this lifesaving technology is available to those who need it.
Boxes of health commodities being opened in Mozambique

A Vision for a 21st Century Supply Chain

Jamey Butcher
January 30, 2018
1 Minute Read
Executive Vice President James Butcher explains how the Global Health Supply Chain Program – Procurement and Supply Management Project is creating an efficient and cost-effective 21st century supply chain that provides life-saving medicines to millions of people around the globe. Photo credit: Lan Andrian.

3 Questions with Tony Savelli: Saving Lives Through Health Supply Chains

Tony Savelli
July 26, 2016
3 Minute Read
Pharmaceutical supply chain expert Tony Savelli discusses drones, data visibility, and other innovations in supply chain management.

The Quality Journey: Celebrating 5 Years of ISO 9001 Certification

Lauren Behr
November 24, 2015
2 Minute Read
Lauren Behr, head of Chemonics' Global Operations and Improvement Department, reflects on how ISO 9001 certification has impacted the company's work.