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Senior Drug Revolving Fund Manager, Nigeria Tukur Ibrahim

Tukur Ibrahim is an expert in Drug Revolving Fund (DRF) design and implementation with 28 years of supply chain experience, including 7 years implementing health programs focused on ensuring the availability of essential drugs in Nigeria. He has expertise in logistics and supply chain management, designing programs that ensure availability of medicines through an effective procurement system, DRF analysis and evaluation, and developing operational guidelines and standard operating procedures for DRF sustainability. He holds a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria, and a master’s degree in health economics from Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria.

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

Drug revolving funds (DRFs) are a financing mechanism used in healthcare to improve access to essential drugs and medicines. The primary goal of a DRF is to ensure a steady supply of quality medications and to prevent stockouts or shortages in public health facilities, such as hospitals and health centers. The fund starts with an…