Connecting Space to Village
Science, satellites, and information technology are transforming how countries manage critical development challenges such as climate resilience and environmental management.
Cutting-edge Technologies in Global Health Supply Chains
To improve access to high-quality health products worldwide, the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program-Procurement and Supply Management project employs cutting-edge technologies and industry best practices to make global health supply chains more efficient and reach more people.
Improving Climate Change Development Programs
Development programs worldwide are designed to protect vulnerable people, places, and livelihoods from climate change, but with smarter methods, these programs could be even more effective.
The Cost of Not Adapting
A recent assessment of the economic impact of climate change in Indonesia highlighted the major environmental, economic, and health challenges that the country will face from now to 2050.
News: GHSC-PSM Project Hits 87 Percent On-Time Delivery and Achieves $85 Million in Savings Per Recent Annual Report
As reported in the recently published Fiscal Year 2018 Annual Report, covering the period of October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018, the USAID Global Health and Supply Chain Program – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project made big strides in delivering lifesaving commodities on time and building efficient, reliable, and cost-effective health supply chains…
Innovation: It’s Not a Mystery
One of the most common areas of confusion when talking about innovation, especially in the development world, is the difference between being innovative, facilitating (or fostering) innovation, and creating a culture (or an ecosystem) of innovation. For practitioners who already face significant time and resource constraints, it can be hard to differentiate between these buzzword-y…
Operating a Global Health Supply Chain in Low-Resource Settings
This post originally appeared on the APICS blog. Companies work tirelessly to optimize supply chain management and enhance end-to-end performance. From agribusiness to information technology, we all strive for better data, stronger foresight and breakthrough innovations. And, of course, we want that all-important metric — on-time delivery. But the global health sector confronts a unique…