Resources relating to East Africa

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Date posted: November 21, 2022

Building supply chain sustainability in Africa’s public health systems

In this position paper, ARC proposes five technical initiatives that can contribute to sustainable supply chains in public health delivery. It also makes recommendations for country ownership and governance to create an enabling environment for governments to adopt them, potentially with private sector assistance.
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Date posted: September 29, 2022

PRIVATE SECTOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO PUBLIC WELL-BEING: THE UGANDA DCD MODEL  

This DCD programme demonstrates how the private sector can work with government on a public service initiative that results in securing and improving the health and well-being of recipients of care. It is a demonstrable, measurable contribution that the private sector can make and shows another way it can have a positive social impact besides being a provider of traditional retail services.
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Date posted: September 29, 2022

CRITICAL MEDICATIONS BROUGHT CLOSER TO PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV IN UGANDA

A new programme in Uganda is helping to make chronic medicines available more conveniently while decongesting healthcare centres.
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Date posted: June 30, 2022

SCALING UP MEDICINE DELIVERY SOLUTIONS IN UGANDA

The Ugandan Ministry of Health’s AIDS Control Programme approached the ARC to explore possible alternative drug distribution models suitable for the Ugandan context. ARC is applying learnings and feedback from the pilot phase to refine and extend the reach of the two approaches.
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Date posted: May 16, 2022

DEVELOPING POLICIES FOR THE BLOOD SUPPLY CHAIN IN KENYA

The Kenya National Blood Transfusion Service (KNBTS) was established in 2000 and functions as a department within the Ministry of Health (MoH). Its mandate is to collect, test, process, and distribute blood and blood products to all transfusing hospitals in Kenya.
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Date posted: May 16, 2022

SUPPLY CHAIN RESILIENCE IS MORE THAN JUST PREPARING FOR ANOTHER PANDEMIC

How do you build resilient supply chains, and how do you do so sustainably?
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Featured image for “INCREASING THE ACCESSIBILITY OF ESSENTIAL HEALTHCARE PRODUCTS THROUGH KENYA’S NATIONAL SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGY”

Date posted: March 23, 2022

INCREASING THE ACCESSIBILITY OF ESSENTIAL HEALTHCARE PRODUCTS THROUGH KENYA’S NATIONAL SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGY

ARC supported the health products and technology division to cost the strategy and ensure that supply chain requirements were effectively integrated.
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Date posted: March 3, 2022

BROKERING PRIVATE SECTOR EXPERTISE TO SUPPORT THE HEALTHCARE SUPPLY CHAIN IN KENYA​

Creating a space where government and the private sector could regularly interact to improve communication and understanding to facilitate effective, collaborative public-private partnerships across the public health supply chain.​
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Date posted: September 22, 2021

Supporting Kenya’s antiretroviral regimen transition

ARC performed an independent advisory role to shape the overall TLD transition project and brokered additional expert resources from Novo Nordisk and a local private sector consultant to support the initiative.
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Date posted: July 9, 2021

Leveraging private sector engagement to support medicine availability in Kenya

ARC has been working with the Federation’s supply chain technical working group to engage the ministry of health in a collaborative platform where it can draw on insights and capabilities from the private sector.
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