Resources relating to Public health

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Date posted: January 31, 2023

EXPANDING ALTERNATIVE DRUG DISTRIBUTION MODELS IN UGANDA

ARC developed and proposed two differentiated channel delivery models: one for rural and the other for urban recipients of care in Uganda.
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Date posted: January 25, 2023

RETHINKING SUPPLY CHAIN INTERDEPENDENCIES: A LAST MILE DISTRIBUTION CASE STUDY FROM SENEGAL

Providing reliable access to quality and affordable medicines and health products to communities continues to be a challenge for ministries of health in Francophone West Africa. In other instances, donor-funded public health interventions face sustainability challenges due to structural readiness.
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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 5, 2023

STRENGTHENING THE PUBLIC HEALTH SUPPLY CHAIN IN SENEGAL

The Ministry of Health (MoH) worked with its development partners, including ARC, Africa’s Public Health Supply Chain Institution, to create an informed push model to facilitate the effective delivery of medicines to the last mile to increase availability of medicines.
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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 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

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

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: April 20, 2022

Africa Resource Centre appoints new CEO

ARC announces the appointment of a new CEO, effective from 1 May 2022.
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