Resources relating to COVID-19

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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: 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 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: March 25, 2021

Cultivating a responsive academic sector in a post-Covid-19 pandemic world

In his presentation at the ARC Academic Forum meeting in November 2020, Dr. Temidayo Akenroye of Liverpool John Moores University explored some of the challenges, lessons, and opportunities that have emerged for academia in Africa because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Date posted: September 28, 2020

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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Date posted: September 7, 2020

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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