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Recommendations to Accelerate Global Access to Quality, Affordable Health Products

Low and middle income country governments and global health funders spend a lot of money on health products like medicines, diagnostics, and devices to achieve universal health coverage. Governments and health procurement bodies in these countries need to buy these life-saving products efficiently and effectively in order to provide their... Read more

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New PRISM Tools Use Span of Routine Health Data

Poor data or a lack of data ultimately contributes to poor planning, policies, and resource allocation in the health sector. To contribute to improved health, the Performance of Routine Information Systems Management (PRISM) tools have been revised to help countries identify gaps in their routine health information system. This new,... Read more

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White Paper: What should you deliver by unmanned aerial systems?

As more low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) explore opportunities to improve efficiency and performance in their public health supply chains and diagnostics networks, they face myriad choices about how best to use unmanned aerial systems (UASs) to improve public health outcomes and reach the last mile. JSI Research & Training... Read more

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Quantification of Public Health Commodities Toolkit

Quantification is a key logistics function, involving forecasting and supply planning, that helps mobilize and allocate the resources necessary for the procurement of public health commodities. This toolkit aims to build and strengthen the capacity of health service providers, researchers, and program managers, among others, by providing important quantification information and... Read more

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From Training to Practice: Use Supportive Supervision to Ensure Roll Out of Standard Operating Procedures

The USAID | DELIVER PROJECT (the project) and the state health missions (SHMs) of four states in India developed standard operating procedures (SOPs) for essential medicines management. In June 2015, the project started SOP trainings for health-facility staff in two pilot districts in these states. Training alone, however, is not... Read more

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Building a Strong Supply Chain Workforce—The Role of Pre-Service Training

People who conduct supply chain management tasks often have no formal training. Many institutions utilize in-service training activities, which take personnel away from their work, are expensive to implement, and often rely heavily on external technical assistance. In response, the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT has enabled countries on three continents... Read more

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