Governance

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Two Indonesia women discussing governance
Two Indonesia women discussing governance
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Photo Credit: Trias Hesti Utomo
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The USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program-Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project recognizes that without strong leaders, robust systems of governance, and a proper regulatory environment, technological improvements won’t have their intended effect. That’s why our team takes a whole systems approach in promoting the policies, resources, and education needed for improved national supply chain management.

Our country teams work to foster civic participation, improve national policies around pharmaceutical registration and imports, and promote data-driven planning and decision-making at national and local government levels.

News & Highlights

Success Stories
October 19, 2021
In September, GHSC-PSM supported Mozambique’s National Institute of Health (INS) and other partners to launch the Emergency Supply Chain Playbook, a tool that aims to help countries effectively prepare for and respond to pandemic threats and other public health emergencies. Several countries have…
News Article
September 13, 2021
Djélika Doumbia remembers how frightening it was to rush her newborn son, Karim, to the hospital shortly after bringing him home.  He had fallen very ill due to an umbilical cord infection. While waiting anxiously at the hospital, a health worker explained that using shea butter on the cord…
Innovations
August 18, 2021
When COVID-19 limited both international and local travel, GHSC-PSM adapted its technical support activities to this new reality. Adapting to the context of the COVID-19 pandemic required flexibility, creativity and new and old technologies. In this series of articles from GHSC-PSM, we document how…

Success Stories

October 20, 2021
In September, GHSC-PSM supported Mozambique’s National Institute of Health (INS) and other partners to launch the Emergency Supply Chain Playbook, a tool that aims to help countries effectively prepare for and respond to pandemic threats and other public health emergencies. Several countries have…
July 23, 2021
View the original story on the Medicines, Technologies, and Pharmaceutical Services (MTaPS) Program website. Even without the stress of…
August 2, 2021
When a nurse receives a patient with symptoms of malaria, she needs to have the proper test kit and medication to diagnose and treat the patient’s illness. To ensure these supplies are available to health workers, national supply chain managers rely on timely, quality data. Getting this data…