Webinar: Addressing Data Governance for Locally-Led Health Supply Chains

Led by moderator Simon Cole, GHSC-PSM Distribution Center Logistics Director, the panelists explored data stakeholders in local supply chains as they discussed data ownership, data sharing, and the challenges to obtaining good data in low- and middle-income countries. The session shed light on master data and data harmonization efforts in different country contexts, including efforts…

Climate Monitoring of Ambient Health Commodities Through the Supply Chain

Throughout the health supply chain, pharmaceutical commodities are exposed to many varying climate conditions — such as temperature, humidity, light, pressure, and shock — that could potentially affect their integrity and efficacy. The Climate Monitoring of Ambient Health Commodities through the Supply Chain study aims to provide new data and analysis for supply chain actors…

Leveraging Data for Meaningful Progress Towards Disability Inclusion

To learn more about data collection tools for disability inclusion, check out the Monitoring and Evaluation Strategies for Disability Inclusion in International Development Guide. Contact GESITeam@chemonics.com with questions. In the last 15 years, advocacy for the inclusion of persons with disabilities in international development has been rising. As persons with disabilities compose a sizable portion of the global population, approximately 15…

Modernizing the Family Planning Supply Chain in Pakistan

Noor is a young woman studying to become a nurse in Lahore, Pakistan. She will get married in two months, but she still has a year and a half of school before graduating as a nurse and wants to wait until after that to have a family. Today, she is visiting a health facility to…

Marlene Amedome

Marlene Amedome is a U.S Army Veteran and Supply Chain Director with over 20 years of experience in Supply Chain. Marlene was born in Sierra Leone, West Africa, in the region also known as the Lion Mountains. At the age of 14, she moved to the United States due to the civil war in Sierra…

Leveraging Private Sector Approaches to Enable Patient-Centric Supply Chains

Health commodity supply chains begin and end with patients. Patient-centered supply chains ensure that patients have timely access to quality, affordable medicines when and where they need them. To achieve this, patient-centered supply chains leverage information to understand patient behavior, make informed decisions about inventory needs, and ensure positive outcomes. Understanding disease trends, patient product consumption patterns, and patterns in health…

Ryno Badenhorst

Ryno Badenhorst is a supply chain expert with more than 30 years international experience in operational, procurement and commercial roles at executive and director level.  Mr. Badenhorst has extensive experience in transport and supply chain modeling and has implemented many large software systems and solution specific trainings. He has successfully combined private sector commercially driven methodology…

Judith Heichelheim

Judith Heichelheim is a senior vice president at Chemonics and indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) director for the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program-Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project.

Kevin Biggs

Kevin Biggs is a chemist and country director for the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program-Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project in Myanmar. He specializes in data-driven solutions for the healthcare industry and has held diverse positions through his career, which ultimately led him to the working in the development field.

Timothy Rosché

Tim Rosché has more than 35 years of development‑related experience in Africa, primarily with USAID-funded activities in commodity logistics, HIV/AIDS, malaria, and family planning, as well as some agriculture-related project management.