Data-Driven Approaches Support Global Health Supply Chains

In an age of quickly evolving digital development, we know that data-driven approaches are critical for optimizing solutions. We support different aspects of digital health to reach global health goals, from creating business intelligence platforms for tracking health commodities across the supply chain to providing change management services and in-country training of stakeholders to build…

Wholesaler Capacity to Provide Quality Assured Maternal, Newborn and Child Commodities

In many low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), national governments procure and distribute the majority of lifesaving MNCH commodities and typically, domestic wholesalers’ source, import and supply these critical products. Unlike products such as antiretrovirals and antimalarials, MNCH commodities have not received the same level of quality assurance scrutiny and several post marketing surveillance studies have…

Activity Based Costing

This document provides an overview of activity-based costing, a model which assigns indirect costs combined with direct costs to assess the true cost of receiving, storing, and transporting products in specific categories. ABC is the foundation to strong KPIs, efficient warehouse management, and understanding an operation’s true cost. Using ABC allows for a distribution center…

USAID Nigeria Strategic HIV/AIDS and TB Response Program Task Orders 1 and 3

As the lead partner on USAID’s Nigeria SHARP Task Order 1 and 3 in northern Nigeria, Chemonics delivers critical technical assistance to improve HIV and TB services in 11 states. Through these projects, our teams provide daily support to front-line health workers in more than 145 health facilities, and engage more than 935 volunteers to…

Data Collection by Phone: The South Sudan Call Center

South Sudan became an independent nation in 2011. However, decades of conflict before and after independence make this country one of the most unstable and challenging environments supported by the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program-Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project. Delivering life-saving health commodities outside of the capital of Juba to ensure people get…

Measuring Temperature throughout Global Health Supply Chains Using Internet of Things (IoT) Data Loggers

Temperature excursions can negatively impact the quality of cold-chain health commodities, sometimes rendering them ineffective or even unsafe. From international shipping down to central and regional warehouses and along in-country transport to the last mile, temperature monitoring of ambient products is limited, or in many cases, nonexistent. Without such data, the likelihood of product degradation…

Our Work in Economic Growth and Trade

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development describes eradicating poverty as “the greatest global challenge and an indispensable requirement for sustainable development.” In the last two decades, extreme poverty has dramatically declined, and incomes have increased, complemented by improvements in health, education, gender equality, security, and human rights. To contribute to poverty reduction, Chemonics facilitates broad-based,…

Strengthening Capacity and Commitment in Health Programming

As the development community continues to reorient its strategies and partnership models to support countries on their paths to self-reliance, there is an opportunity to further hone governments’ and local groups’ technical, financial, and management capacity to independently oversee development programs and achieve locally sustained results. At Chemonics, we facilitate this process by integrating capacity…

Our Vision for Diversity and Inclusion

The company’s five core values — caring, excellence, innovation, integrity, and respect — guide our actions and decision-making, and all five are rooted in culture of diversity and inclusion. As employee owners, Chemonics is the driving force behind this mission, making innovation possible, and enabling the organization to tackle the world’s most critical development challenges.…

Global Approach to Women in Leadership

Chemonics recognizes the key role gender equality in leadership plays in achieving development impact, and understands that for women to achieve leadership roles equally with their male peers, the systemic barriers for women must be addressed, such as supporting workplaces free of harassment and ensuring pay equity. Research suggests that if women played an identical…

Disability-Inclusion at Chemonics International

Chemonics’ systems and practices are designed intentionally to include diverse abilities, which also means representation in decision-making and resource allocation and designing programs so that persons with disabilities can fully participate. There are six principles Chemonics uses to promote inclusion in all their work, which range from partnering with Disabled People’s Organizations to targeted outreach…