By NattyStelle Kokolo on June 1st, 2024

Dear IAPHL Community,

We are almost at the midpoint in the year 2024. It’s a great time to reflect on our progress and look forward to exciting opportunities ahead. 

Last month, our community engaged in vibrant discussions on several crucial topics, including warehouse assessment, SOPs for warehouse management, inventory management, research topics and publication and health product regulation. Your insights and shared resources are invaluable.

Below is a recap of some resources shared. Feel free to reach out if you have any questions or need further information about the resources, training opportunities or the upcoming webinars.

Best regards and happy month of June. 


IAPHL Community Manager

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Warehouse Assessment and Management

Inventory Management


Quantification of Commodities

Health Supply Chain Regulation 


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The RHSC announces the next round of LAPTOP Scholarships!

The Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition is pleased to announce the launch of a new round of LAPTOP Scholarships offering up to US$3,000 per individual to help defray the costs of a course of study in supply chain management (SCM). These scholarships seek to motivate young professionals from low- and middle-income countries to join the field of health SCM.

Consider applying for a LAPTOP scholarship by 15 June 2024. 

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


Post Graduate Diploma in Digital Health

Embark on a transformative 12-month journey, exploring the future of healthcare in this online, self-paced program. Crafted in collaboration with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), this course promises to broaden your horizons in the dynamic field of Digital Health.

Special Limited-Time Offer: Avail a 20% scholarship on your tuition fees.

Save your spot now 

Should you have any questions or require further information, feel free to reach out to 

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WEBINAR / June 5th, 2024 / ONLINE

Supply Chain Governance in Health Systems.

The International Association of Public Health Logisticians (IAPHL), in collaboration with MSH, ARC, the Government of Nigeria, and Bee Skilled, is excited to present this webinar – Supply Chain Governance in Health Commodities. This is open to IAPHL members and non-members, please invite all.

Date: June 5th, 2024

Time: 1:00 PM WAT

This webinar aims to initiate a global dialogue among professionals to emphasize this important issue.

Guest speakers:

  • DR BONFACE FUNDAFUNDA: Co-CEO at Africa Resource Centre (ARC)
  • Pharm (Mrs) Henrietta Bakura-Onyeneke: Director and National Coordinator at the National Product Supply Chain Management Program (NPSCMP), Federal Ministry of Health, Nigeria.
  • Dr. Andrew Brown: Senior Principal Technical Advisor at Management Sciences for Health (MSH)


  • Sanjay Saha: Founder & CEO, Bee Skilled

Register now

CONFERENCE  / August 20-22, 2024 / Radisson Blu Hotel, Lusaka, Zambia

PharmaConnect Africa Conference 2024

“Market access in Africa: What are the catalysts for change?”

This conference is a gathering point for influential figures in the pharmaceutical industry, convening key stakeholders across various sectors. Participants will include leaders in pharmaceutical manufacturing, medicine access, private sector engagement, regulatory sciences, quality assurance, pharmacy governance, policy, pharmacovigilance, medicine safety, and supply chain management. We also ensure strong representation from government officials, industry leaders, academia, and implementing partners with a regional presence.

Registration is open and Early bird offer available until June 30th. Secure your spot early to join thought leaders and innovators from across the continent.

Visit the website for more details.  

CONFERENCE  /November 12-15, 2024/ LAGOS, NIGERIA, Lagos Marriott Hotel Ikeja 

Global Health Supply Chain SUMMIT


GHSCS 2024 will assemble experts from government, academia, NGOs and civil society, industry, donor agencies, and multilateral organizations to explore this theme. The organizing committee is particularly interested in capturing voices from the field to learn and share experiences related to the conference theme. 

Participants are encouraged to submit abstracts for presentations and posters on value chain innovations or the supply chain’s role in UHC by July 1, 2024.

Visit the website for more details

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Secretariat Office Hours – scheduled every Thursday!

This is an informal forum designed for you to ask questions, seek information, provide feedback, or simply connect with the IAPHL secretariat team. Connect with us every Thursday at 12 PM GMT / 1 PM WAT/ 8 AM EST for one hour.

We look forward to chatting with you.

June 2024 Community Highlights: We are almost at midyear already!