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Supplies and Logistics

Nutrition Supply Chain Practitioners Forum 21 - 23 June 2016

UNICEF Supply Division held  the Nutrition Supply Chain Practitioners Forum at Supply Division in Copenhagen, Denmark from 21-23 June 2016.

The Forum convened NSC practitioners from a number of countries to exchange knowledge, practical experiences, challenges, best practices, and outcomes from implementing NSC improvement initiatives whether related to optimization of existing supply chains or integration into mainstream national supply chains. Read the full summary.

Specifically, the objectives of the NSC Practitioners Forum were: 

• To provide an update on the recent Nutrition SCM optimization and integration studies and progress so far in implementing recommendations.
• For countries to share knowledge and experiences around managing the Nutrition supply chain, implementing improvement initiatives and integration; what works well, what is not working and what are the opportunities.
• For countries to have an opportunity to discuss innovative solutions to their specific challenges that will inform the way forward in implementation of recommendations, and how UNICEF can support.
• To explore the nutrition supply chain in the context of the health system strengthening environment vis a vis the emergency environment and moving towards broader more sustainable interventions.

The Forum also included input from the core competencies and technical knowledge in SD as required, such as system design, HR management, forecasting, warehousing and inventory management, supply chain monitoring and performance management.  

Agenda

Concept Note

The Consensus Note

The Forum Report

Participant List

DAY 1:

Programmes and Commodities

Nutrition Supply Chain Integration Study

Kenya Experience

UNICEF Nutrition Presentation

GLC1 HSS UNICEF Round Robin

GLC2 WHO Building Blocks and HSS

INV L2 Round Robin

DAY 2:

Monitoring supplies through the UNICEF Supply Chain

Groups 1,2 and 3

Groups 4, 5 and 6

Product Specifications and Quality Assurance

Nutrition Supply Chain Consensus

DAY 3:

Change Management

Group Photo

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