Resources relating to South 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: November 30, 2021

What does a patient-centric delivery model look like?

Truly patient-centric healthcare solutions are designed and developed with the patient in mind from the very beginning.
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Date posted: September 22, 2021

Supporting capability building at the NDoH

ARC supported the NDoH by mobilising the funding and resources to deliver a programme that would provide training in demand planning at the provincial and national levels.
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Date posted: September 22, 2021

The role of change management in transforming supply chains in South Africa

ARC developed a comprehensive process to facilitate change management in line with the project plans for the various initiatives underway. ARC formulated an approach to communicate and drive the adoption of a supply chain transformation roadmap at national, provincial and public health facility levels.
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Date posted: September 22, 2021

Supporting chronic medicine regimen transitions in South Africa

ARC supported the NDoH to plan the introduction of TLD, while maintaining full availability of both the old and new regimens.
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Date posted: September 22, 2021

Supporting supply chain visibility in South Africa

ARC partnered with the AMD to develop an operating model that would improve its ability to predict, avoid and respond to stock shortages timeously. This led to the development of a future-state VAN operating model.
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Date posted: July 6, 2021

Strengthening medicine supply planning in South Africa during Covid-19

ARC developed a tool for the NDoH that gives insight into whether provinces had the right quantity of medicines to meet the Covid-19 medicines demand forecast.
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Date posted: June 22, 2021

Prioritising the role of change management in transforming supply chains in South Africa

ARC identified an opportunity to apply its change management methodology to assist healthcare workers to cope with the seismic change that had happened in their work demands and working environments because of Covid-19.
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Date posted: May 11, 2021

What is change management and why is it important in healthcare?

Staff running public health supply chains need to be supported via change management programmes to adapt to the constant environmental and project changes.
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