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Warehouse employee Amos Mwangi packs medicine into a carton that will be delivered to a health facility.

The Upsides and Downsides of Increasing Regional Manufacturing

Julia Klebe | Tom Brown | Wayne Lifshitz | Marlene Amedome | Matthew Rando
January 29, 2024
4 Minute Read
The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted inequalities in access to supply chains, which has led to heightened focus on the capacity of African nations to increase regional manufacturing.
Four workers look at malaria medication in a warehouse.

Context and Adaptation: The Secret Ingredients of Supply Chain Innovation

Tom Brown
November 3, 2023
4 Minute Read
In an innovation-friendly environment, situation-specific innovations are locally developed, producing a strong sense of ownership and accountability and, by extension, a higher chance of success.
A patient receives medication in a small packet and from a bottle.

Nigeria’s Drug Revolving Fund: A Conversation with Tukur Ibrahim

Tukur Ibrahim
September 22, 2023
5 Minute Read
The fund helps provide more reliable access to quality medicines and healthcare services at affordable prices, equity in accessing healthcare services, increased patient turnout, and improved patient confidence.
A warehouse worker in Nigeria holds boxes of TLD to the camera.

3 Questions with Dr. Theo Faruna on Ensuring Access to HIV Commodities in Nigeria

Theophilus Faruna
July 6, 2023
4 Minute Read
The Chemonics-led GHSC-PSM Director of Laboratory & Logistics in Nigeria discusses progress on ensuring access to HIV commodities and sustaining these improvements in the future.

3 Questions with Anne Ogoza Ugye on Implementing Malaria Work in Nigeria

Anne Ogoza Ugye
June 22, 2023
2 Minute Read
The Chemonics-led GHSC-PSM Nigeria Malaria Program Director discusses her experience and efforts to attain zero malaria.
A woman inspects products at the Siem Reap warehouse facility in Cambodia

3 Questions with Tom Brown on Championing Innovation in Health Supply Chains

Tom Brown
June 20, 2023
3 Minute Read
Chemonics’ principal advisor for supply chain management talks about health supply chain innovation, the opportunities it creates, and its role in building resiliency.

Using Prudent Multiplicity as an Approach to Increase Supply Chain Resiliency

Neha Bhandari
June 12, 2023
4 Minute Read
To build resilient health supply chains, Chemonics constantly manages risk by balancing the increased efficiencies of integration and the costs of diversification.