Accessibility & Privacy

Thank you for visiting ghsupplychain.org. This is a contractor-operated website funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), and the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) under the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program-Procurement and Supply Management contract.

This website was developed for interactive public use and is in the public domain; it is not an official U.S. government website, and therefore, does not necessarily state or reflect the views or opinions of the U.S. government or USAID.

Any data collected, maintained, or stored within this website is owned and controlled by the contractor, Chemonics International, hereby referred to as Chemonics, and not USAID. Individuals seeking USAID information should visit the agency's official government website at www.usaid.gov.

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The USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program-Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) website is managed by the GHSC-PSM project through the GHSC-PSM contract, implemented by Chemonics International. Every effort is made to ensure accessibility for content generated under the GHSC-PSM contract in line with USAID’s own accessibility policy.

As a community site, the GHSC-PSM implementing partners encourage external contributors to make their content equally accessible for those with disabilities. However, we are unable to guarantee accessibility for content produced by third parties. Please contact the content author or organization if content is not accessible. If you are unable to locate this information, please contact us and we will make every effort to put you in contact with the content author. To learn more about Section 508 Compliance, please click here.

For the sake of timeliness, we may occasionally post resources immediately while we work to create an equivalent accessible version. In most cases, an accessible version will be made available within 10 business days of original posting. Please contact us directly at PSMweb@ghsc-psm.org if you find GHSC-PSM-generated content to be inaccessible and indicate the page URL and problem you found. We will make every effort to resolve the issue within 10 business days.

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PRIVACY NOTICE

This section explains how Chemonics will handle information learned about you from your visit to this website.

Information Automatically Collected:

If you visit the site to browse, read, or download information:

  • Chemonics will collect and store only the following information about you: the name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example, aol.com, if you are connecting from an America Online account, or iowa.edu, if you are connecting from the University of Iowa's domain); the date and time you access the site; the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site; and what information you view while you visit the site.
  • Chemonics will use this information to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of the site, to find out what information is the most viewed, and to help make the website more useful to visitors. This gathering and storing of information is separate from the activity described as monitoring in the Security Notice.
  • The information gathered is used primarily for site management described above, but may be used in the case of suspected unauthorized activity for law enforcement and possible criminal prosecution (see Security Notice below).


Information Voluntarily Provided and Collected:

If you identify yourself by sending a comment or sending an email:

  • You have voluntarily provided Chemonics with potentially personally identifiable information. Chemonics may use that personally identifiable information to respond to your comment, suggestion, or question. Chemonics may forward this information to USAID. If it is determined another U.S. government agency or department is in a better position to respond to your correspondence, Chemonics may forward it to them for response. In aggregate, the information may be used to count the number of people corresponding with us via the website and email contact listings.

If you identify yourself in order to receive information electronically, such as project-related email notifications or other updates offered from this website:

  • You have voluntarily provided Chemonics with potentially personally identifiable information, which will be used to fulfill your request for information. Chemonics will not disclose the information to other parties and will only use the information for the purpose for which it was provided.

If you identify yourself in order to participate as a registered user of the product e-catalog:

  • You have voluntarily provided Chemonics with potentially personally identifiable information. The registration information is collected to associate your entries with your user name and for site management purposes. It will only be shared with persons connected with administration of this site. In the case of suspected unauthorized activity, Chemonics may use this information for law enforcement and possible criminal prosecution.

If you identify yourself in order to participate in a social networking community of practice, discussion forum, or other collaborative space:

  • You have voluntarily provided Chemonics with potentially personally identifiable information. In addition, the potentially personally identifiable information you provide in your profile may be visible to other registered users or participants. Chemonics is not responsible for how other participants use the information provided.


Chemonics will not obtain personally identifiable information about you when you visit the site unless you choose to provide such information to them.

Cookies and Other Information Stored on Your Computer

This site uses temporary or "session" cookies to keep track of activities during each session. These cookies allow the system to identify the responses from users as they use site features and are deleted by the system when the user logs off or closes the browser, thereby ending the session.

This site does NOT use "persistent" cookies.

Some of the links on this site point to third-party sites not affiliated with this site that may place cookies on your computer. You can expect to be notified when you are leaving this site when you select one of these links. You should be aware that third-party sites may still place a cookie on your computer while you are reading the warning message. If you want to avoid such cookies, we encourage you to set your browser to notify you when cookies are being set and allow you to reject them. Your system's help files will explain how to do this.

Security Notice

For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.

If monitoring reveals evidence of possible criminal activity, such evidence may be provided to law enforcement personnel.

General Disclaimer

Information presented on this website is considered public information and may be distributed or copied freely unless identified as being subject to copyright protection. In return, it is requested that the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program-Procurement and Supply Management be cited as the source of any information, photos, and images copied from this site and that any photo credits or bylines be similarly credited to the photographer or author.

This website does not state or reflect the views or opinions of the U.S. government or USAID. If you require official USAID information, please obtain it directly from www.usaid.gov and not through other sources that may change the information in some way to exclude material crucial to the understanding of that information.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

The information posted on this website may contain hypertext links or pointers to information created and maintained by other public and private organizations. These links and pointers are provided for visitors' convenience. Chemonics does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of any linked information. Further, the inclusion of links or pointers to other websites is not intended to assign importance to those sites and the information contained therein, nor is it intended to endorse, recommend, or favor any views expressed, or commercial products or services offered on these outside sites, or the organizations sponsoring the sites, by trade name, trademark, manufacture, or otherwise.

Reference in this website to any specific commercial products, processes, or services, or the use of any trade, firm, or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the site's visitors, and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the U.S. government or USAID.

The views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not state or reflect those of the U.S. government or USAID and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.

Disclaimer of Liability

Every effort is made to provide accurate and complete information. However, with the volume of documents and content available, often uploaded within short deadlines, Chemonics cannot guarantee that there will be no errors. Chemonics makes no claims, promises, or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the content of this website and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the content of this website.

With respect to the content of this site, neither the U.S. government, nor its employees and contractors, make any warranty, expressed or implied or statutory, including but not limited to the warranties of non-infringement of third party rights, title, and the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose with respect to content available from this website or other Internet resources linked from it.

Neither the U.S. government nor USAID assume any legal liability for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, product, or process disclosed herein, nor freedom from computer virus, and do not represent that use of such information, product, or process would not infringe on privately owned rights.

Links to this Website or Its Contents

You may freely link to this website or any of its content. We ask only that you use the full URL and identify that the link is to a public Internet resource.

Links to Other Sites

Our website has links to other U.S. government agencies and to private organizations. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the disclaimers and security and privacy policies of the new site.

Copyright Notice

Unless a copyright is indicated, information on this website is in the public domain and may be reproduced, published, or otherwise used without permission. Chemonics requests only that the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program-Procurement and Supply Management website be cited as the source of the information and that any photo credits or bylines be similarly credited to the photographer or author as appropriate.

If a copyright is indicated on a photo, graphic, or any other material, permission to copy these materials must be obtained from the original source.

This copyright notice does not pertain to information on websites other than this website.

Site Management

Chemonics manages the overall information content, design, and organization of this website.

For More Information

If you have any questions or comments about the information presented here, please contact PSMweb@ghsc-psm.org.