Developing a Supply Chain Training Road Map for Liberia
Pharmaceutical Systems Africa: Developing a Supply Chain Training Road Map for Liberia: A Sustainable Approach to Manage Essential Medicines and Related Commodities
Award amount: $64,849
This project aims to improve pharmaceutical supply chain training in Liberia through a) mapping SCM training activities in Liberia (both pre- and in-service); b) assessing SCM training curricula in the country (by cadre and by level of training); c) developing an SCM training roadmap for Liberia (based on competency framework, training capacity, and resources available); and d) adapting the SCM Training Road Map into a policy document and marketing the document for possible funding.
Malawi Contraceptive Security Project
EngenderHealth: Malawi Contraceptive Security Project
Award amount: $188,492
The proposed project seeks to improve the system’s ability (facilities/districts) to make contraceptive methods reliably available for use by clients at the facility and community levels so that Malawian citizens’ right to choose from a range of contraceptive options will be expanded. Its specific objectives are to: a) establish a COPE (client-oriented, provider-efficient) for CS training capacity in 10 districts; b) improve contraceptive security at 60 health facilities in 10 districts; and c) share tools, process documentation, and lessons learned to aid current and future COPE for CS scale-up in Malawi and globally.
Using e-learning with faith-based education providers to improve the supply chain for RH in Mozambique
i+solutions: Using e-learning with faith-based education providers to improve the supply chain for RH in Mozambique
Award amount: $84,405
This project seeks to train and familiarize future health system cadres, hospital managers, medical doctors, and pharmacists with SCM principles and how these affect RH supplies availability, so that they can take policy measures and managerial decisions that will positively affect the supply chain of RH commodities and their availability. Specifically, i+solutions will: a) develop an English e-module on SCM and RH based on an existing i+solutions “introduction to SCM” e-module and the training needs assessment carried out in Mozambique and translate it into Portuguese; 2) train two local university-based teaching assistants and impart the e-module “introduction to SCM and RH” to students of four degrees; and 3) finalize the module into an accredited course fully integrated in the curriculum of the four degrees concerned.
Improve RH commodity management at the county level in the North Rift region
IntraHealth: Improve RH commodity management at the county level in the North Rift region through e-training and mentoring for SC managers
Award amount: $200,000
The goal of this project is to improve RH commodity management at the county level in the North Rift region in Kenya through e-training and mentoring for SC managers. Its objectives are to: a) develop an e-learning course for SC managers with a focus on RH commodity management; b) build capacity of SC managers through implementing the e-learning course and follow-up mentoring; and c) build county capacity to budget for commodities and monitor SCM performance.
Increasing Access to RH Supplies and Services through Universal Health Coverage
Management Sciences for Health: Increasing Access to RH Supplies and Services through Universal Health Coverage: A Systematic Review of Lessons Learned
Award amount: $50,000
MSH aims to produce a systematic review on countries’ efforts to introduce UHC reforms, promoting evidence-based advocacy and policies for governments to pursue to expand access to FP commodities. The objectives are: a) design systematic review study (define systematic review protocol and data tools with consultative group); b) conduct systematic review (data synthesis, analysis, and recommendations); and c) disseminate findings (produce manuscript intended for publication and other events).
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