International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP2022)

ICFP2022 brought together more than 3,500 participants from at least 125 countries for the world’s largest scientific conference focused on family planning and sexual and reproductive health and rights from November 14-17, 2022, in Pattaya, Thailand. Twenty Chemonics staff participated at the conference, representing work Chemonics conducted in Angola, Bangladesh, Niger, Rwanda, the West African…

Innovations in Contraceptive Packaging to Drive Supply Chain Efficiencies and Commodity Security

Product packaging is important for contraceptive security. It is relevant at every level of the supply chain and contributes to the “6 rights” of logistics. As a result, USAID, UNFPA, and the Chemonics-led USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program-Procurement and Supply Management Project (GHSC-PSM) began a multi-year, coordinated effort to consider improvements how products are…

Rwanda Digital Health and Traceability Implementation

Rwanda has made many gains in information communications technology infrastructure over the past few years. While these health information systems have improved in efficiency, there are still gaps to close in the supply chain that impact interoperability, data analytics, end-to-end data visibility, product verification, and traceability.

The Drugs out of Range (DOOR) System: Closing the Last-Mile Data Visibility Gap for Family Planning and Reproductive Health Commodities

Service delivery points in lower- and middle-income countries have frequent stockouts of medicines and contraceptives. One driver of this is a lack of real-time visibility into stock levels of health commodities at facilities. The Drugs Out of Range system provides a user-friendly method of real-time alerting of stock status to those overseeing facility order fulfillment.

Chemonics at the American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (ASTMH) Annual Meeting

The American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (ASTMH) annual meeting is the premier international forum for exchanging scientific advances in tropical medicine, hygiene, and global health. It draws health professionals from the development community, government, private sector, academia, and others from around the globe.  This year, our team of Chemonics professionals joined in the first ASTMH…

Improving Lives through Access to High-Quality Family Planning

Access to high-quality voluntary family planning enables individuals, couples, and families to improve their sexual and reproductive health, transforming their lives while contributing to their communities’ economic growth and resilience. Yet more than 200 million women who want to avoid pregnancy lack access to modern contraceptive methods. This limits their ability to decide whether to…

Chemonics at the People that Deliver Global Indaba

On October 12 – 13, 2022, Chemonics staff joined over 250 supply chain professionals from more than 40 countries to discuss the challenges and share experiences in human resources for supply chain management at the inaugural People that Deliver (PtD) Global Indaba in Lusaka, Zambia. The theme for the conference was “Human Resources for Supply Chain…