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The role of private sector engagement in post-pandemic health system strengthening

AS AFRICA GRAPPLES NOT ONLY WITH THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON THE HEALTH SECTOR BUT WITH HISTORICAL CHALLENGES, WHAT ROLE WILL PRIVATE SECTOR ENGAGEMENT PLAY IN HEALTH SYSTEM STRENGTHENING?

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ARC HELPS ACCELERATE THE AVAILABILITY OF MEDICINES IN MOZAMBIQUE

ARC WAS INVITED TO CONTRIBUTE TO REIMAGINING ASPECTS OF THE HEALTHCARE SUPPLY CHAIN IN MOZAMBIQUE TO SUPPORT THE MOZAMBIQUAN GOVERNMENT IN ITS WORK TO IMPROVE THE AVAILABILITY OF MEDICINES.

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WHY IS PRIVATE SECTOR ENGAGEMENT IN THE PUBLIC HEALTH SUPPLY CHAIN IMPORTANT?

GOVERNMENTS DO NOT NEED TO START FROM SCRATCH TO WORK OUT HOW TO GET MEDICINES TO PATIENTS. THE PRIVATE SECTOR HAS IMMENSE EXISTING KNOWLEDGE AND TRIED AND TESTED APPROACHES THAT CAN BE LEVERAGED IN THE PUBLIC HEALTH SPACE.

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HOW PATIENTS’ VOICES CAN DRIVE HEALTHCARE CHANGES

CREATING PATIENT-CENTRED HEALTHCARE REQUIRES THAT THE PATIENT’S VOICE BE CENTRAL TO DECISION-MAKING. THIS BEGS THE QUESTION AS TO WHAT EXTENT PATIENTS’ VOICES CAN EFFECT CHANGE IN THE HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS THAT SERVE THEM?

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ARC ENGAGEMENT STORIES: EASING THE TRANSITIONING TO A NEW HIV THERAPY

IN KENYA AND SOUTH AFRICA, THE AFRICA RESOURCE CENTRE RECRUITED COMMERCIAL SUPPLY CHAIN EXPERTS TO SUPPORT THE PRODUCT LAUNCH OF A NEW FIRST-LINE ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY REGIMEN AND A TRANSITION PLAN FOR REPLACING THE EXISTING REGIMEN.

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ARC ENGAGEMENT STORIES: INTRODUCTION

THE STORIES IN THIS BLOG SERIES ILLUSTRATE THE DIFFERENT WAYS ARC IS HELPING COUNTRIES ENGAGE PRIVATE SECTOR EXPERTISE TO STRENGTHEN THEIR HEALTH SUPPLY CHAINS AND DESIGN INNOVATIVE NEW APPROACHES THAT ENSURE MEDICINES ARE AVAILABLE TO THE PEOPLE WHO NEED THEM.

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