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Manufacturer and product inventory available in LAC countries

11th August 2020

The LAC Forum has created an inventory of 60 LAC pharmaceutical manufacturers and 200 locally produced RH supplies to help regional health authorities source products locally in the face of COVID-19 related supply bottlenecks. The...

Categories: COVID-19, ForoLAC

LAC Forum tool provides metrics for pandemic impact report

6th August 2020

A recent joint report of UNFPA and the LAC Forum on the Impact of COVID-19 on Access to Contraceptives in the LAC Region forecasts a decline of between 900,000 and 2.6 M CYP between 2019 and 2020, with nearly 75% of the drop...

Categories: COVID-19

Country briefs model method shifts during COVID-19

5th August 2020

In May, the Coalition, in partnership with Avenir Health and the Global Financing Facility, unveiled MICRO Modeling to help healthcare planners estimate changing contraceptive needs in response to COVID-19. Now, one- and two-page...

Categories: COVID-19

LAC Forum sidesteps pandemic, completes successful Encuentros

3rd August 2020

Unfazed by the blows COVID-19 is dealing global event planning, the LAC Forum has successfully completed 12 of 13 virtual Encuentros for health ministry officials and UNPFA staff from nine countries. Participants from Bolivia,...

Categories: COVID-19, ForoLAC

RHSC and JSI launch new effort to build roadmap for action

28th July 2020

Supply chain resilience and survival are at the heart of many ongoing debates within the SRH supplies community. Will the new normal ever be like the old? Should we shore up the global systems that have served us well? Or do we...

Categories: COVID-19

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