May 8, 2019
This technical brief traces the implementation of Malawi's OpenLMIS system for tracking and ordering health commodities, including how GHSC-PSM supports the Malawian government to train increasingly more users and improve data visibility and use for better health outcomes.
Landscape Analysis: Aligning Incentives in Supply Chain Management in Low-and Middle-Income Countries
May 3, 2019
This landscape analysis assesses the state of research in several low-and middle-income countries (LMICs) on aligning incentives (AI) in supply chain management (SCM). It describes challenges introduced by misaligned incentives in LMIC supply chains and presents reforms and programs that have been implemented to address these challenges. This analysis was conducted using reviews of peer-reviewed and grey literature, reviews of GHSC-PSM country work plans, key informant interviews, and input from additional experts.
April 9, 2019
This technical brief provides an overview of the 2018 distribution campaign of 13 million long-lasting insecticide-treated nets (LLINs) in Madagascar. The brief addresses challenges, lessons learned from past years, and provides recommendations for future LLIN distributions.
March 13, 2019
In Nigeria, GHSC-PSM worked with in-country partners and stakeholders to implement the user-focused Human Centered Design (HCD) approach. This creative and iterative problem-solving approach allowed Nigeria to rethink its methods for assessing and addressing supply chain challenges related to maternal, newborn and child health. This technical brief explains how and why HCD engaged more than 400 key stakeholders across the three Nigerian pilot states, diving into the process and outcomes, which include actionable solutions via state-specific implementation plans.
March 1, 2019
The 2014 epidemic of Ebola highlighted the need to establish a global mechanism and build capacity to prevent, detect and respond to public health threats. Since 2014, tangible progress has been made to improve the outcomes of a potential outbreak. The Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA), an initiative launched by the United States government in 2014, is now a growing partnership of over 64 nations, international organizations, and non-governmental stakeholders to help build countries’ capacity to make our world safe and secure from such threats. In support of GHSA’s objectives, the USAID’s…
January 28, 2019
From October 10-11, 2018, the first-ever Tanzania Health Supply Chain Summit (HSCS) was held in Dar es Salaam. This technical report explores planning activities associated with the summit, key achievements, and outcomes.