• The IAPHL community continues to expand--now reaching over 3,000 members
    It is indeed a time to celebrate; IAPHL has recently reached over 3,000 members! This means that your online community of supply chain professionals has more than 800 new members this past year, and continues to grow at an impressive rate. IAPHL members can be found in 119 countries around the world, speaking a variety of languages, and performing a variety of supply chain-related jobs. A strong, diverse and active membership base has always been one of the cornerstones of IAPHL’s success, and we are proud to see that tradition continuing. Read more...
  • IAPHL at the Global Health Supply Chain Summit
    This year, IAPHL sponsored 9 participants to attend the 7th Annual Global Health Supply Chain Summit (GHSCS). IAPHL’s sponsored participants included Bolajoko Aina, Ayuba Garba, Masresha Worku, Belay Mekonnen, Tunde Omoluabi, Anthony Njuguna, Muhammad Malik, Abel Livingi, and David Dupoar. The GHSCS took place in Copenhagen, Denmark from November 17-19, 2014. Some of IAPHL’s sponsored participants are featured in the above photo with a cardboard cut-out of United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and IAPHL member Rebecca Alban. Read more...
  • IAPHL at the Global Health Supply Chain Summit
    The 7th annual Global Health Supply Chain Summit will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark on November 17-19, 2014. The summit will focus on transforming global health supply chains, covering in particular incentive alignment, outsourcing partnerships and performance measurement. It will assemble a collection of practitioners and experts in the field to explore these topics: academics, country planners, NGOs, logistics practitioners, pharmaceutical industry and donor representatives. Read more...
  • New IAPHL Group e-Mentoring Program
    We are excited to announce the IAPHL Group E-Mentoring Program as a response to the expressed need of our members. The program will provide members with opportunities to explore a specific supply chain technical area (e.g., Procurement, M&E of supply Chain, Forecasting, etc.). The mentoring will take place over the course of 3 months in a group setting, using internet platforms to connect our global members. Applications for the program closed August 22, but future opportunities to join the program will be available.
  • Free Online Supply Chain Course Now Available!
    We are pleased to provide access to a free online course called Lessons in Logistics Management for Health Commodities. This is a self-directed learning course that you can take at your own pace, and all you need is an internet connection! Once you finish the course, you can print out proof of your completion. The online course features 8 interactive sessions. You can access the course here or on our Resource Library page.
  • HR as a barrier to effective health supply chains
    On April 14th, 2014, IAPHL members discussed human resources (HR) as a barrier to effective health supply chains. This conversation was facilitated by Pamela Steele, director and principal consultant at Pamela Steele Associated (PSA) Ltd, a consultancy specializing in supply chain management in the international development and humanitarian sectors. This discussion served as the first in a series of three on HR as a barrier to supply chain management effectiveness, existing solutions, and potential educational approaches. Read more...
  • Exploring the role of “multiplicity” in public health supply chains
    Throughout September, IAPHL members discussed the role of multiplicity in public health supply chains, and shared experiences that they have had with multiplicity in their own countries. The discussion was facilitated by Alan Bornbusch (USAID) and James Bates (JSI), who recently published a paper about multiplicity in Global Health: Science and Practice.
  • Become a Member
    The IAPHL gives a voice to individuals committed and dedicated to improving the availability of quality health products in developing countries. As a member, you become an advocate of the profession from the pharmacist or nurse who manages a small rural clinic to the manager who runs a central warehouse. Join today