03/06/2022

‘One UN’ for health supply chains

Strong and resilient public health supply chains save lives. They are the cornerstones of efficient healthcare systems as well as a driving force in improving equity, quality and access to essential services and products. In Madagascar, not everyone has access to critical medicines and health products, with nearly one out of every three children…, Inclusive review process, Recognizing these challenges, UNICEF leveraged its convening power to launch a ‘UN Delivering as One’ initiative, which included a comprehensive performance assessment from 30 May - 2 June 2022. The initiative identified Madagascar’s health supply chains development needs across four programmes: essential medicines, reproductive health, vaccines…, A shared vision, The findings of the evaluation identified potential for more supply chain integration and opportunities for synergies across health programmes. They highlighted the importance of streamlining resources, sharing knowledge and expertise, capitalizing on achievements and leveraging partnerships to replicate and institutionalize best supply chain…, Pooling assets and competencies, “These systems strengthening investments are critical to advance our humanitarian-development continuum efforts, as well as to better prepare for health disasters, absorbing shocks and fostering a faster return to normalcy. By pooling our assets and competencies, we can strengthen our coordination and achieve better results,” said Issa Sanogo, UN…