Resources relating to Southern Africa

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Date posted: January 17, 2023

SUPPORTING ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY ACCESSIBILITY IN SOUTH AFRICA

The National Department of Health began transitioning antiretroviral therapy recipients to TLD-based regimens and exploring alternative delivery channel solutions to decongest healthcare facilities.
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Date posted: January 13, 2023

PROVIDING EXPERTISE FOR CONTINUED STRATEGIC EFFECTIVENESS IN MOZAMBIQUE

The Mozambiquan Ministry of Health (MISAU) and its partners developed a Strategic Plan for Pharmaceutical Logistics (PELF) to address supply chain challenges
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Date posted: December 8, 2022

5 technical initiatives that can contribute to sustainable public health supply chains

ARC developed this position paper on supply chain sustainability to contribute to knowledge and thought leadership. This paper describes five technical innovations ARC believes can sustain the availability of health products. ARC also makes recommendations for country ownership and governance.
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Date posted: November 30, 2022

Why pharmacist assistants matter in last mile medicine delivery

A new study into the role that pharmacist assistants play in the healthcare supply chain in South Africa shows that these mid-level healthcare workers can have a meaningful impact towards improved medicine availability at the last mile and help free up nurses’ capacity to care for patients.
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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: 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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Date posted: December 13, 2021

Reimagining medicine delivery models in mozambique

Exploring the private sector’s willingness and ability to deliver last-mile transport services to cmam.
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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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