VAN Consensus Planning Group - 2023 in Review

Publication date: 2024

$17.4M mobilized and/or allocated by procurers as per VAN Analysts' recommendations for 76 new orders for 22 countries, mitigating critical supply shortages. 12 orders expedited for 10 countries Supplier Collaboration increased for one product where demand exceeded supply. This coordinated approach aimed to ensure equitable and transparent prioritization of shipments in order to minimize severe shortages and stockouts, while also reducing risk of overstocks. $722K Reallocated worth of product by canceling/reducing 5 orders and supporting 3 product transfers; 1 between countries and 2 between programs in the same country. 5.6M CYPs New orders represented CONSENSUS PLANNING GROUP 2023 REVIEW $147M funding gap identi�edthrough March 2024 VAN PROCUREMENT FUNDING GAP ANALYSIS FOR 32 COUNTRIES1 CONTINUOUS MONITORING OF SUPPLY CHAIN DATA FOR 36 COUNTRIES2 were reviewed in 2023/early 2024 46 countries 57 programs Review helped to reduce duplicate orders, flag urgent needs for prioritization, and recommend higher or lower order quantities to reduce risk of stockout or risk of expiry from overstock. REVIEWED 2024 PROCUREMENT FUNDING REQUESTS TO UNFPA TO SUPPORT EFFECTIVE USE OF FUNDING RESOURCES3 CPG members include representatives of UNFPA’s Supply Chain Management Unit, USAID, the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI), JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI), the Global Health Supply Chain - Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project, the Global Health Supply Chain - Technical Assistance Francophone Task Order project, the West African Health Organization (WAHO), and the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition (RHSC). CYPs = Couple-years of protection | FP = Family Planning * GLOBAL FAMILY PLANNING VISIBILITY AND ANALYTICS NETWORK GLOBAL FAMILY PLANNING VISIBILITY AND ANALYTICS NETWORK In 2020, the Coordinated Supply Planning (CSP) Group and the Coordinated Assistance for Reproductive Health Supplies (CARhs) Group merged to become the Consensus Planning Group (CPG). Bringing together the functions of the former groups, CPG members collaborate at the global level to address family planning commodity stock imbalances, while also planning ahead to prevent those imbalances from occurring at all. Housed under the Global Family Planning Visibility & Analytics Network (VAN), the CPG uses data shared within the VAN to improve coordinated supply planning and react swi�ly to urgent supply needs. The VAN Procurement Funding Gap analysis was a critical input to inform the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's decision to commit up to $100M over the next �ve years towards FP commodity procurement. $21.8M mobilized and/or allocated by UNFPA to address urgent gaps identi�ed as part of this analysis This funding represents 7.8M Overall estimated CYPs 2.2M Estimated pregnancies averted

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