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Transforming supply chain performance

man and woman reviewing document To increase local capacity and ensure supply chain sustainability, SCMS shares our skills, tools and knowledge through customized, hands-on technical assistance. We offer support throughout the supply chain, from planning demand to local delivery, for a range of stakeholders including host governments and ministries of health, nongovernmental organizations, faith-based providers and the private sector.
  • Demand Planning

    Develop long-term forecasts to determine what medicines and products are needed, how much, when and who will purchase them.  Access Technical Brief.

  • Procurement

    Conduct effective purchasing through a transparent, competitive and fair process to ensure a reliable supply of quality medicines and health products. Access Technical Brief.

  • Freight Forwarding

    Ship products using the most appropriate method and clear customs without delay.  Access Technical Brief.

  • Warehousing and Inventory Management

    Safely and securely store products according to best practices and facilitate an efficient ordering process from health facilities. Access Technical Brief.

  • Health Care Waste Management

    Implementing sustainable solutions that build technical and operational capacity and infrastructure to support sound management of hazardous waste.Learn more
  • Delivery

    Ensure medicines and supplies reach their destination in good condition so they are available to patients.

    Access Technical Brief.

  • Logistics Management Information Systems

    Improve systems for inventory management, tracking consumption data and reordering products.

  • Quality Assurance

    Strengthen quality assurance systems to ensure a controlled process and high-quality medicines and supplies. Access In Brief



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