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[ARCHIVED] Innovating Health Care Delivery

Getting Health Supplies to Facilities: New Supply Chain Costing Tools Can Help

Anne Marie Hvid - Oct. 17, 2013
To strengthen public health supply chains, policymakers, supply chain managers, and development partners need to know the real costs of delivering commodities. Identifying these costs and the sections...
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Supply Chain
Health IT

Job Opening: Technology Manager - Technology Community Manager

Carly Backman - July 11, 2013
Technology Manager - Technology Community Manager Background Information VillageReach improves access to healthcare for the most underserved communities around the world by creating innovation...
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africa business development global health health information system Health information systems health information technology ICT information system information systems Logistics management NGO non-profit ODKScan OpenLMIS product management project management public health public health informatics Rural rural health rural healthcare Supply Chain supply chain management Technology vrMIS
Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

Strong Health Supply Chains—A Foundation for Family Planning

Anne Marie Hvid - May 31, 2013
The importance of family planning is well-known in the global health community, but without contraceptive products (condoms, oral pills, intrauterine devices, etc.) healthy birth spacing and reproduct...
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Health supplies Supply Chain
HIV Treatment & Prevention

Updated Toolkit for Managing the HIV & AIDS and Laboratory Supply Chains Now Available

Anne Marie Hvid - May 21, 2013
As part of Global Health Month, the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT joins USAID in highlighting HIV and AIDS prevention and treatment efforts. The project’s updated CD toolkit, Resources for Managing the HIV ...
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Adherence and Retention laboratories Supply Chain
Malaria Treatment & Prevention

World Malaria Day - Successes and Challenges in Managing the Malaria Supply Chain

Anne Marie Hvid - April 25, 2013
Since the spring of 2007, the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT has procured enough bed nets to wrap around the world five times. But the demand for long-lasting insecticide-treated bed nets (LLINs) continues t...
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Supply Chain
Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

Ensuring the Availability of Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health Commodities in Nigeria

Anne Marie Hvid - April 15, 2013
Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) and partners have worked hard to combat maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) illnesses, but the burden of these conditions in Nigeria remains high. La...
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Health supplies Supply Chain
Health IT

Supply Chain Management Newsletter—Information and Communications Technology Issue

Anne Marie Hvid - Feb. 28, 2013
The Quarter 4, 2012 issue of the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT’s Supply Chain Management (SCM) Newsletter focuses on a number of promising mobile supply chain interventions, which are quickly becoming a pre...
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Conferences & Meetings IT Training Mobile Devices mobile technology Pharmacy Information System Supply Chain supply chain management
Health IT

New Guide on How to Computerize an LMIS

Heather Davis - Jan. 23, 2013
The USAID | DELIVER PROJECT has published a new guide for program managers on computerizing logistics management information systems. Please the following detailed description and link to download the...
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automation LMIS Supply Chain
Health IT

Job Posting - Technology Manager at VillageReach

Carly Backman - Sept. 16, 2011
Information Systems Group Technology Manager VillageReach is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation whose mission is to save lives and improve well being in developing countries by increasing last-mile a...
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available health Health information systems ICT information information system job malawi manager mozambique opening open source position reach software design Supply Chain supply chain management Technology village villagereach
Malaria Treatment & Prevention

Information Note on Selection Criteria for the Procurement of RDTs

Paul Stannard - July 18, 2011
Information Note on Selection Criteria for the Procurement of RDTs Stannard Paul
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Supply Chain
Malaria Treatment & Prevention

Malaria RDT Expert Panel SESSION 3: Assessment, Procurement and Financing

Ailis Tweed-Kent - July 14, 2011
I'd like to introduce our last and final session for the malaria RDT expert panel. Session 3 (July 15 to 20) will focus on policy issues including the assessment, procurement, and financing of RDT...
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diagnostics Supply Chain
Malaria Treatment & Prevention

The Impact of Retail-Sector Delivery of Artemether–Lumefantrine on Malaria Treatment of Children under Five in Kenya: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial

Yue Guan - June 29, 2011
The Impact of Retail-Sector Delivery of Artemether–Lumefantrine on Malaria Treatment of Children under Five in Kenya: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial Guan Yue
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funding policy Supply Chain
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Challenges in Rolling-out the GeneXpert MTB/RIF Diagnostic Test in Resource-Limited Settings - May 9-20

Sophie Beauvais - May 9, 2011
Dear colleagues, Starting today, May 9, and running until May 20, GHDonline is pleased to host an expert panel discussion on the challenges of rolling-out the Xpert MTB/RIF diagnostic test, especi...
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Clinical Assistance diagnostics GeneXpert MTB/RIF Laboratory Program Management Supply Chain TB CARE II technical assistance
[ARCHIVED] Global Surgery & Anesthesia

Skin graft equipment for overseas work

Nadine Semer - May 7, 2011
Anyone know of a manufacturer/supplier within Africa where a hospital can purchase skin graft harvesting equipment- watson knife handle, blades, etc..? I usually purchase equipment in the US and wou...
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Burns equipment Innovations for Resource-Limited Settings skin graft Supply Chain
Health IT

Cold Chain Networking/Marketing Info Request

Veena Katikineni - April 9, 2011
I'm on a student research team at the University of Maryland, and we are designing a prototype for a vaccine carrier with tighter temperature control than existing carriers. As you all may know, vacc...
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IT Training Supply Chain
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Guidelines and specifications for managing TB laboratory equipment and supplies

Shivani Kaul - April 7, 2011
Guidelines and specifications for managing TB laboratory equipment and supplies Kaul Shivani
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Guidelines Laboratory Supply Chain
[ARCHIVED] Global Surgery & Anesthesia

list of necessary equipments, furniture, etc to start surgical services?

Dan Schwarz - April 6, 2011
Hi everyone, We are in the beginning stages of planning for the roll-out of surgical services here at Bayalpata Hospital, in remote western Nepal. We have begun renovating a building for struct...
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Supply Chain
Malaria Treatment & Prevention

Tackling malaria in pregnancy

Sophie Beauvais - March 2, 2011
Following the shake-up of the U.K. international aid programme ( http://www.dfid.gov.uk/Media-Room/Press-releases/2011/Mitchell-redraws-aid-map-to-transform-lives-of-millions/), the Lancet takes a l...
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Diagnostics & Treatment maternal health Supply Chain
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

Expansion of cancer care and control in countries of low and middle income: a call to action

Sophie Beauvais - Feb. 23, 2011
Expansion of cancer care and control in countries of low and middle income: a call to action Beauvais Sophie
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cancer Supply Chain
TB Infection Control

Problems with ultraviolet air disinfection in high burden settings

Edward Nardell, MD - Feb. 10, 2011
The following letter was sent to me and Mr. Richard Vincent recently. It highlights the problems with the practical application of UV germicidal air disinfection - particularly the upper room applica...
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Engineering Controls Supply Chain