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How to facilitate communication, knowledge sharing, and collaboration amongst health actors

Xavier Morelle - Nov. 26, 2018
Dear GDHonline Community Members, It’s been a pleasure being a part of the GDH online platform. My team and I have benefited greatly from the wealth of information, collaborations, and sense of co...
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collaboration Global Health Network information & communication technologies knowledge exchange Supply Chain
Global Health Diagnostics

Specimen Referral Toolkit

Madhukar Pai - Aug. 15, 2018
Global Laboratory Initiative (GLI) has launched the GLI Specimen Referral Toolkit, aimed at developing, strengthening and integrating specimen referral networks globally. The Toolkit has been develope...
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sample processing sample referral Supply Chain
Global Health Diagnostics

AIDSFree Annual Report Project Year 3

Skyland Woll - June 5, 2018
https://aidsfree.usaid.gov/resources/aidsfree-annual-report-project-year-3?utm_source=ghdonline&utm_medium=linkedin&utm_campaign=py3ar This annual report presents AIDSFree's programmatic achievemen...
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AIDS Annual Report global health research HIV HIV/AIDS information & communication technologies Supply Chain
Global Health Diagnostics

Webinar: Pharmaceutical Management Considerations for UHC

Margaret Lamiell Aliber - March 14, 2018
Hi all, On Monday, March 19 at 10:00am, the USAID-funded Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services (SIAPS) Program is hosting a webinar and panel discussion to highlight the criti...
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Supply Chain
Global Health Diagnostics

Clinical Bacteriology is essential for non-malarial febrile illness and AMR

Cedric Yansouni - March 11, 2018
Dear colleagues, Classical bacteriology techniques are a frequently neglected area of diagnostics discussion because of their perceived lack of feasibility. The crisis of AMR is particularly acute ...
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AMR surveillance anti-microbial resistance bacteriology diagnostic capacity Essential diagnostics list non-malarial febrile illness Supply Chain
Global Health Diagnostics

Drones Assisted Healthcare Delivery in Madagascar - Online Summit Conference

A national summit on the use of drones for healthcare delivery and disease surveillance will be held on March 13th in Antananarivo, Madagascar. This event initiated by by the Ministry of Health and c...
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drones information & communication technologies public health Supply Chain tuberculosis
Global Health Diagnostics

360 degrees view of infectious disease diagnostics this Summer in Montreal

Dear colleagues, The McGill Summer Institute in Infectious Diseases and Global Health will be holding the fourth edition of its Global Health Diagnostics course. As you know, diagnosis is a critica...
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conference Essential diagnostics list global health training Healthcare Policy Supply Chain
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Help regarding Point of care devices for infectious and non infectious diseases

PURUSHOTTAM BASAVA - Jan. 23, 2018
HI, I am preparing a project on using Artificial Intelligence/Machine learning to predict the onset of diseases (both infectious and non-infectious) and also the progression of diseases in India. I am...
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Essential diagnostics list information & communication technologies Supply Chain
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What should you deliver by drones?

Kameko Nichols - Jan. 23, 2018
I wanted to share with you a paper that I have been working on with a team from JSI and Llamasoft on what should be delivered by unmanned aerial systems (drones). The discussion spans various public h...
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drones Specimen referrals specimen transport Supply Chain
Global Health Diagnostics

Job openings: Last Mile Supply Chain Project in Mozambique, including specimen transport logistics

Kameko Nichols - Dec. 4, 2017
VillageReach is hiring for three key positions for a new Last Mile Supply Chain Project that will cover 4- 5 provinces in Mozambique, starting in Zambezia province. The project goal is to improve the ...
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Logistics mozambique specimen transport Supply Chain
Global Health Diagnostics

Improving the Accessibility and Efficiency of POC Dx in LMICs: Lean and Agile Supply Chain Management

Madhukar Pai - Nov. 30, 2017
This is a useful new article focusing on characteristics of the supply chain management for POC diagnostics services. URL: http://www.mdpi.com/2075-4418/7/4/58 Best Madhu Improving the Acces...
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Supply Chain
Global Health Diagnostics

Job Opening: (MSF_Mini-lab project) Laboratory equipment & IT system development coordinator

Jean-baptiste Ronat - Oct. 23, 2017
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is currently looking for an experienced science and technology engineer with background in Laboratory equipment and IT developement or maintenanc...
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anti-microbial resistance information & communication technologies Supply Chain
Global Health Diagnostics

Tuberculosis National Laboratory

Abdulwahab Binjomah - Sept. 20, 2017
Dear all, I was looking for a very well established national tb lab scope of service including epidemiological, diagnostic & research tests. However, I couldn`t find clear image of what Im looking ...
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anti-microbial resistance Essential diagnostics list information & communication technologies Supply Chain
Global Health Diagnostics

Integration and harmonization opportunities in Hep C

Francesco Marinucci - July 28, 2017
As we mark World Hepatitis Day today, it is important to note that the availability of oral direct acting antiviral (DAA) regimens has created momentum around the elimination of Hepatitis C. Several c...
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Essential diagnostics list information & communication technologies Supply Chain
Global Health Diagnostics

BSL2 & 3 tuberculosis laboratoies

Abdulwahab Binjomah - Feb. 23, 2017
Dear all, We are planning to develop tuberculosis diagnostic laboratories to reach the stndarised level in terms of infrastructure, tools (diagnostic tests), scope of services, policies, manpower a...
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Essential diagnostics list Supply Chain
Global Health Diagnostics

Product innovation is great! but what next?

Emily MacLean - Jan. 31, 2017
Hi everyone! I'm Emily, a grad student in Madhu's group at McGill. We recently penned an editorial about the challenges of implementing new molecular diagnostics into healthcare systems. Something ...
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Essential diagnostics list Healthcare value chain Molecular diagnostics Supply Chain
Health IT

Job Opening - Regional Director, Research and Advocacy

Carly Backman - May 26, 2016
VillageReach is looking for experienced research and advocacy professional with extensive experience in sub-Saharan Africa to lead our immunization supply chain research and advocacy portfolio. Villag...
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Advocacy Coalition Building Data Analysis Immunization Networking Public Policy Research sub-saharan africa Supply Chain
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Just released: ACCISS Study in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology

Eric Obscherning - Feb. 11, 2016
On February 9, Health Action InternationaI (HAI) published a report entitled 'Access to insulin: current challenges and constraints' and The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology published a companion revie...
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acccess to insulin cost effectiveness Diabetes Essential Medicines insulin access pharmaceuticals pricing private sector Supply Chain taxation
Health IT

New Guide for Selecting an Electronic Logistics Management Information System

Holly Deaton - Nov. 6, 2015
A well-designed, well-operated supply chain that delivers health supplies to patients and clients who need them is critical to the success of any health system. With an electronic logistics management...
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delivery chain eLMIS Supply Chain USAID
Health IT

Improving Health Outcomes in Zambia and Tanzania through Technology Innovation

Anne Marie Hvid - March 11, 2014
On February 20, 2014, Zambia officially launched its new electronic Logistics Management Information System (eLMIS), a revolutionary and cost-effective system that ensures greater commodity security ...
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logistics management information system Software Supply Chain