Distribution of bed nets in Madagascar
Villagers Receive bed nets in a rural area in Madagascar. Nov. 2009 Photo Credit: Allison Belemvire, USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
The USAID | DELIVER PROJECT, Task Order (TO) 7, improves and expands the delivery of antimalarial commodities—long-lasting insecticide-treated bed nets (LLINS), RDTs, and ACTs—to country programs. The project also strengthens in-country supply systems and their ability to manage antimalarial commodities, and improves the global supply and availability of antimalarial commodities. Read more
LLINs distribution in Benin
Young men assist the SIMTRAM/USAID | DELIVER PROJECT team with long-lasting insecticide-treated bed nets (LLINs) deliveries to a So-Ava, a village only accessible by boat. Benin. Feb 2014 Photo Credit: Tenly Snow, USAID | DELIVER PROJECT. Read more about our work on defeating malaria
SCMS in Botswana
Woman with QA sticker: In Botswana, ensuring the safety of drugs is a high priority. The drugs are being QA checked at the Central Medical Store in Gabarone, Botswana. Photo credit: Ulf Newmark. SCMS
New Photo from SCMS
Men with box in warehouse: Warehouse staff storing a wide array of products needed to conduct a successful Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision campaign. Peter Stark photo credit. Swaziland.
New Videos from USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
New Videos from the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT Highlight Forecasting and Disposal of Unusable Health Commodities
To help logisticians around the world to build their professional capacities, the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT has developed two new videos on technical topics in supply chain management. “Disposing of Unusable Health Commodities” discusses the importance of following recommended practices when disposing of pharmaceutical waste. “The Art and Science of Forecasting” provides an overview of the complex task of forecasting health commodity needs for a country. To view these videos, visit the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT website here
Men in Hard Hats
Supplier Summit attendees tour the Supply Chain Management Services (SCMS) partner Imperial Health Science (IHS) cutting edge warehouse facility in South Africa. Sep 2013. Photo Credit: Samantha Salcedo, SCMS
World TB Day
Multi-Drug Resistant (MDR -TB) patient Ms. Nagina Shaheen getting treatment at Leprosy Hospital, Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Photo Credit: USAID | DELIVER PROJECT.
In honor of World TB Day JSI’s blog The Pump features an article about how assistance from the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT is helping Pakistan fight tuberculosis (TB). Pakistan ranks fifth in terms of TB burden, at an alarming figure of 620,000 TB patients out of a total population of 177 million people. It is the worlds fourth highest multidrug-resistant tuberculosis burden country in the world. Although TB is a treatable disease, in Pakistan, pharmacies frequently stock out of the required medications. Read more about the success of this critical assistance.
Since 2012, the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT has worked with Pakistan’s National Tuberculosis Control Program to enhance the scope of the country’s web-based Logistics Management Information System and the warehouse management system for TB Drugs.