PEPFAR Implementing Partner
About SCMS
For people with HIV/AIDS in developing countries, cost-effective, reliable, secure and sustainable supply chains can save millions of lives. For more than six years, the Supply Chain Management System (SCMS) has been saving lives through stronger supply chains.

SCMS is managed by the Partnership for Supply Chain Management, which also holds the contract for the Global Fund's Pooled Procurement Mechanism (PPM), previously known as Voluntary Pooled Procurement (VPP).

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Working With Us
Opportunities include:
  • Ordering from our e-catalog
  • Supplying medicines and products by responding to RFPs
  • Partnering on improving supply chain efficiencies through technical assistance
  • Vendor support
  • Other collaborative opportunities
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Tools You Can Use!

The National Supply Chain Assessment Toolkit: Use this comprehensive toolkit to assess the capability and performance at all levels of a health supply chain. The results of the assessment help supply chain managers and implementing partners develop their strategic and operational plans and monitor whether activities are achieving their expected outcomes. Access Toolkit.

Health Care Waste Management: Learn how SCMS builds technical and operational capacity and infrastructure to support sound management of hazardous waste. Our helpful resources include Health Care Waste Management Visual Aids and the SCMS Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision Health Care Waste Management Toolkit. More Info

What's New

WHO issues Early Release Guidelines: These guidelines provide recommendations on when to start antiretroviral therapy and pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV.

New low price on viral load tests: Roche launched a major new Global Access Program for HIV viral load testing to expand access to diagnostic testing through affordable pricing to low- and middle-income countries hardest hit by the disease. 

Extended periods for delivery of ritonavir containing ARVsSCMS is experiencing a significant increase in lead time for antiretrovir products containing ritonavir, specifically: Lopinavir/Ritonavir 200/50mg, 100/25mg and  80/20mg/ml, as well as Atazanavir/Ritonavir 300/100mg, tablets, 30 Tabs.

Temporary cessation of procurement of non-HIV rapid and ELISA diagnostics testsRecent quality problems with rapid tests for HCV and syphilis has prompted USAID to review its quality assurance policy for the procurement of non-HIV rapid and other diagnostics. 


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RFP 221-2015 Importation and Incineration of Pharmaceutical and/or Chemical Waste

PFSCM has issued RFP 221-2015 to solicit qualified firms for award of an Indefinite Quantity Contract (IQC) for the importation and incineration of pharmaceutical waste.

The Supply Chain Management System (scms) is implemented by the Partnership for Supply Chain Management, Inc. This website was made possible through the support of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief through the US Agency for International Development (USAID) under the terms of contract no. GPO-I-00-05-00032-00. The views expressed herein do not necessarily reflect those of USAID or the US government.