Resources relating to Supply chain

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Date posted: July 9, 2021

Leveraging private sector engagement to support medicine availability in Kenya

ARC has been working with the Federation’s supply chain technical working group to engage the ministry of health in a collaborative platform where it can draw on insights and capabilities from the private sector.
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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: July 1, 2021

Strengthening visibility across the public health supply chain in Kenya

ARC created a series of dashboards that allow the ministry of health to easily monitor inventory levels of healthcare products down to the facility level.
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Date posted: June 28, 2021

Supporting the development of strategic components of supply chain strategy in Kenya

ARC and J&J collaborated to support the costing and implementation plan activities to inform the annual and multi-year operational budgets for Kenya’s health products and technologies supply chain.
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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 27, 2021

Strengthening public health supply chain systems in Senegal

Based on the assessment and building on its expertise in supply chain, arc is supporting the ministry of health through developing a strategic advisory project to strengthen the public health supply chain and allow yeksi naa to be relaunched.
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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: 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: December 17, 2020

How to achieve successful private sector engagement partnerships

Collaborative public and private sector partnerships that provide flexibility to trial supply chain adaptations and solutions can have a significant impact on medicine availability in Africa. A SAPICS panel discussed some of the keys to successful private sector engagement in healthcare.
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Date posted: November 1, 2020

Developing a toolkit for building robust health supply chains in Africa

A decision-making resource for ministries of health and organisations affiliated to public health who are considering outsourcing as an option to improve supply chain performance.
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