ISG Joint Donor Global Trade Item Number (GTIN) and Global Location Number (GLN) Submission Form, V2.0
January 17, 2019
Use this form to input data that is required to map your GTINs and GLNs to the items and entities/locations in the Interagency Supply Chain Group's master data solutions and to prepare for master data synchronization via the GS1 Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN).
January 14, 2019
This position paper, written and published by the Interagency Supply Chain Group (ISG), provides an overview of ISG's current activities related to the implementation of Global Standards, the reasoning behind their adoption, and other background information.
January 3, 2019
In Ethiopia, the absence of an agreed upon procurement list was identified as one of the causes for the interrupted supply of pharmaceuticals to public health facilities. GHSC-PSM developed the first edition of the list in collaboration with the Pharmaceutical Fund and Supply Agency (PFSA). This will improve PFSA’s performance and result in better availability of these selected pharmaceuticals and reduce wastage. Health facilities will be clear on what can be supplied by PFSA and look for options to avail products that are not supplied by PFSA. The list will be updated every two years in line…
December 10, 2018
GHSC-PSM is improving laboratory networks across the globe with procurement and supply management best practices. Through training and close collaboration, countries that are taking the Laboratory Network Approach are experiencing a more efficient and effective procurement and supply chain management cycle, and ultimately improving health outcomes. This quick reference guide describes how the Approach has led to cost-savings and increased testing and treatment for more patients, among many other benefits for the implementing countries. It takes readers through the four main elements of the…
December 10, 2018
In Ethiopia, GHSC-PSM worked with the National Malaria Control Board, the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative, UNICEF, and local partners to distribute 4.2 million long-lasting insecticide-treated nets to protect 7.56 million people from malaria. This technical brief describes the careful planning, multi-level structures and processes, and distribution channels used to mobilize and coordinate 10,000 people to support the Ethiopian government’s aim to provide universal coverage of one free LLIN for every two people in high-risk areas.
November 29, 2018
The Ethiopian Hospital Services Transformation Guidelines is owned by the Ethiopian Ministry of Health and is designed to help hospital chief executive officers (CEOs), managers, clinicians and pharmacists ensure the consistent implementation of transformation systems and processes in Ethiopian hospitals. This document represents the recently updated Medical Equipment Management chapter of those guidelines. It is designed to enable hospitals to appropriately manage their medical equipment, improve the quality of health services, and ensure patient safety.