Promising Pathways to Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Africa

Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is a path filled with promises of good health and equity for all, yet remains one less traveled. This article shows how reliable data, innovation and getting more value for money (smart purchasing) are critical to achieving UHC. Read more on AllAfrica.... Read more

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Promising Pathways to Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Africa

Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is a path filled with promises of good health and equity for all, yet remains one less traveled. This article shows how this could change by explaining how reliable data, innovation and getting more value for money (smart purchasing) are critical to achieving UHC. Read more... Read more

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Fighting Counterfeit Products

Pharmaceutical supply chains struggles with the issues of counterfeiting and substandard products. New technologies and approaches help to secure products by standardizing information flow and safeguarding authenticity, thus, preventing illness and death. Read more on Inbound Logistics.... Read more

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Improving Global Health Supply Chains through Traceability

Health supply chains function poorly in many low-and-middle-income countries (LMICs) due to traceability challenges. Digital technologies that help to “track and trace” the movement of medicines through the supply chain offer multiple advantages. Read more here.... Read more

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Expanding Global Access to Essential Medicines

Access to quality-assured medical products improves health and saves lives. However, one-third of the world’s population lacks timely access to quality-assured medicines. This key paper outlines strategies and recommendations to address the critical challenges that national regulatory authorities face. Read more here.... Read more

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A New Drug Approved for the Treatment of Human African Trypanosomiasis (HPA)

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has approved the use of Fexinidazole for the treatment of Human African Trypanosomiasis (HPA), also known as ‘sleeping sickness’. Fexinidazole is the first all-oral treatment for the sickness. It was developed in the 1980s by Hoechst, a German company and was rediscovered in 2005 by... Read more

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The PtD HR4SCM Theory of Change is Now Available in French

Thanks to Alexis Strader for sending this to the IAPHL Listserv: PtD is excited to share with you the French translation of our Human Resources for Supply Chain Management Theory of Change (HR4SCM ToC)! Visit our website to download all the materials, which includes the narrative, the summary brief and graphics. A... Read more

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Resources on Assessing the Integration of a Supply Chain Health System

Identification of Indicators for Evaluating the Financial and Economic Performance of the Pharmacy: A Systematic Review Measuring Supply Chain Performance: Guide to Key Performance Indicators for Public Health Managers Ethiopia: National Survey of the Integrated Pharmaceutical Logistics System Supply Chain Compass: An Online Diagnostic and Planning Tool for Strengthening Public... Read more

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