Resources relating to Thought leadership

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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: 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: November 2, 2021

Can a supply chain strategy be effective without governance to support it?

When looking to reform or establish effective supply chains the development of a comprehensive supply chain strategy doesn’t always translate into sustainable implementation. we consider why and what can be done to ensure sustainability in this article.
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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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Date posted: May 4, 2021

Differentiated channel delivery in Africa: opportunities and challenges

The value of Differentiated Channel Delivery (DCD) is becoming increasingly clear for healthcare in Africa.
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Date posted: January 11, 2021

How advocacy can support the implementation of healthcare reform

Advocacy to influence strategies and public policy is an essential part of supporting and advancing healthcare systems in Africa. But with a complex mix of diplomacy, financial capacity and relational capital required to make advocacy effective, how can it be best implemented by those wishing to support governments?
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Date posted: November 10, 2020

Should patients pay for public healthcare?

The understanding that government healthcare should be available free of charge to all who need it sometimes overlooks the real cost that patients have to pay in order to access healthcare services.
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Date posted: November 6, 2020

Putting humanity at the heart of healthcare

Public healthcare systems serve millions of people. Governments require complex systems and extensive management to provide care. To do this effectively, the patients the systems are created to serve have in many cases been reduced to numbers rather than people. What will it take to reimagine healthcare in Africa for patients as people first?
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Date posted: October 6, 2020

Owning or outsourcing: which is best for healthcare delivery?

If governments release part of their supply chain distribution and warehousing, they don’t lose control but actually gain an incredible advantage through better use of funding, supply chain functional agility and access to expertise from service providers.
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Date posted: September 29, 2020

Can governments cultivate patient-centric health supply chains in Africa?

Can governments in Africa really hope to achieve patient-centric supply chains? Yes, they certainly can. However, there are some existing barriers that have slowed down the rate of patient-centric supply chains being developed.
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