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Mada, a pharmacist in Madagascar, hands over a box of medicines to a patient. Credit: Lan Andrian for GHSC-PSM (2017)

Chemonics’ Five Technical Priorities to Drive Health Supply Chain Efficiency in 2023

Giuliana Canessa Walker | Julia Klebe
February 23, 2023
4 Minute Read
In planning for our 2023 supply chain learning strategy, we have identified five common technical priorities that are shaping most of our health supply chain work.
Two people in hard hats and reflective vests pushing hand trucks carrying a pallet of boxes.

Ukraine: Collaborating to Successfully Deliver HIV Medication

Cindy Shiner
October 18, 2022
4 Minute Read
After the war broke out in Ukraine, people were not only made vulnerable by the conflict itself, but also by being displaced and losing access to lifesaving medicines.
warehouse worker scanning bar codes

Driving Interoperability Through a Common Language

Samuel Oh
January 3, 2019
3 Minute Read
From barcodes on apples to serial numbers on laptops, standard identifiers help ensure product quality and traceability through the supply chain. The same goes for health commodities — lives depend on it.
A group of people in orange vests outside reviewing a blueprint drawn on a blackboard.

Increasing Resiliency in the Face of Disaster: Four Best Practices

Giuliana Canessa Walker
September 20, 2018
4 Minute Read
How can implementing partners and international NGOs help countries establish a solid foundation to prepare for, respond to, and rebuild after disasters? When it comes to increasing resilience, these four practices are a good place to start.

News: USAID and Chemonics Selected as Government Innovation Awards Winners

September 13, 2018
3 Minute Read
The Government Innovation Awards recognize disruptors and emerging leaders who are using information technology to transform government agencies. This year, USAID and Chemonics are recognized for using technology to overcome challenges in low-resource settings.
A hand holding a small bottle of medicine.

News: Global Health Supply Chain Program Maintains Strong On-Time Delivery Performance

May 21, 2018
< 1 Minute Read
The most recent report on the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program – Procurement and Supply Management Project, covering the second quarter of FY18, shows the project is set to achieve its end-of-year on-time delivery targets.
A shipment of health commodities is delivered.

How Can Countries Pay for Their Health Systems? Supply Chains Might Hold the Answer

Dr. Dah El Hadj Sidi
May 17, 2018
3 Minute Read
Supply chain logistics costs can account for up to 50 percent of a health product’s final price. According to Director Dah El Hadj Sidi, reducing costs throughout the supply chain could free up much-needed funding for other essential health-care programs. Photo credit: Lan Andrian/USAID GHSC-PSM.
A truck laden with imported goods is unloaded in the Global Logistics Warehouses, Lusaka, Zambia

News: Continuing Improvements to Global Health Supply Chains

November 28, 2017
3 Minute Read
The most recent report on the Global Health Supply Chain Program – Procurement and Supply Management Project, covering the fourth quarter of FY17, shows the project is delivering global impact.