Author: Supply Chain Management System (SCMS)

Forecasting and Supply Planning: Accurately forecasting the need for life-saving medicines and supplies

This May 2007 technical brief addresses how accurate quantification for HIV/AIDS care and treatment programs—forecasting the quantities needed and planning procurement for appropriate pharmaceuticals and supplies—is essential to ensuring that patients receive a continuous supply of medicines.... Read more

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Zimbabwe’s Logistics Sub Unit enables sustainable scale-up of HIV/AIDS programs

This June 2011 brief tells the story of how, with USAID and SCMS support, Zimbabwe was able to successfully scale up their procurement and distribution of HIV/AIDS commodies and simultaneously make significant improvements to their supply chain management capacity through the establishment of a Logistics Sub Unit (LSU).... Read more

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