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Technical Director, Global Health Division Dr. Dah El Hadj Sidi

Dr. Dah El Hadj Sidi is a specialist in health commodity management with more than 20 years of experience in the management of essential drugs, pharmaceutical systems and policies, and logistics and supply chain management. Currently, Dah serves as a technical director in Chemonics’ Global Health Division. As a previous senior procurement and supply chain management technical manager for the Grant Management Solutions project, he supported both the Global Fund Principal Recipients (PR) and the Countries Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) to ensure timely and appropriate execution of technical assistance in more than 61 countries. Over eight years, he has served as a technical adviser in Mauritania’s Ministry of Health as well as a deputy general director of the country’s Central Medical Stores (CAMEC). Dah holds a medical degree in pharmacy from the Faculty of Pharmacy of Monastir, Tunisia.

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3 Ways to Better Protect Medicine Quality and Safety in Supply Chains

Medicines distributed at health facilities in small towns in Mauritania, large cities in Nigeria, and remote areas in Cambodia take a long journey to get there. It all starts with the manufacturers that produce them — many of which are based as far away as China or India. Once they have been produced by the…

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

One objective under Goal 3 of the Sustainable Development Goals is to “achieve universal health coverage, including financial risk protection, access to quality essential health-care services, and access to safe, effective, quality, and affordable essential medicines and vaccines for all.” To achieve this objective by 2030, countries need an increase in health financing efforts both domestically and…