LAPTOP Scholarships help young professionals from low- and middle-income countries to defray the costs of pursuing training opportunities in supply chain management. To learn more about past scholarship recipients, look below.

Previous Scholarship Recipients

2021 (with support from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation)

Hope Fortunate Achiro


Hope is a senior pharmacist in the National Medical Stores, planning on helping fix supply chain problems so more lives can be saved.

Olatunde Temitope Bedford-Egunjobi


Olatunde hopes to tackle the unchecked entry of substandard and falsified drugs into the national market.

Abass Hamza


Abass has a background in public health and nursing, and founded HACEP-Ghana, a youth-led organization providing SRHR services to young people.

Wesley Kukutu

Solomon Islands

Wesley is a pharmacist who plans to promote and support a resilient and sustainable health commodity supply chain in the Solomon Islands.

Fara Emile Millimouno


Fara witnessed his country’s struggle to distribute healthcare supplies during the Ebola crisis and wants to build up national health systems.

Dr. Nancy Mucogo Njeru


Dr. Mucogo has a background in pharmacy and health economics and is keen on building resilient, efficient and responsive supply chain systems that assure value for money.

Nkoli Lilian Nnamonu


Nkoli is a public health pharmacist contributing to SRH, WASH and supply chain management in the humanitarian sector in Nigeria, especially in the crisis-affected North Eastern regions.

Bikila Deriba


Bikila, a supply chain expert at Ethiopian Public Health Institute, plans to improve and strengthen the national public health supply chains systems.

Comla Senamede


Comla works in humanitarian logistics; his upcoming training will also help him pilot logistics, transport and distribution operations.

Seblework Teklehaymanot


Seblework is a pharmaceutical warehouse & distribution specialist who hopes to help build up a sustainable healthcare supply system in her country.

2014 (with support from Bayer)

Clemence Matsika


This LAPTOP Scholar is today a frontline firefighter in Zimbabwe’s COVID-19 response.

Wadhah Hubaishi


Wadhah’s LAPTOP-supported course of study immediately supported his supply chain work in war-torn Yemen.

Other recipients included:

Numfor Alenwi Munteh


Khyber Khishki


Lebende Francois Minougu

Burkina Faso

Kouassi Abel

Cote d’Ivoire

2012 (with support from PATH)

Kossivi Afanvi


A LAPTOP scholarship helped this general practitioner and pediatrician in his work as Health Director of the Lacs District in Togo, on the Benin border.

Simplice Kamdem


Simplice credits his course of study for the promotion that saw him manage a multi-million dollar project.

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