Humanitarian logistics conference

Registration for this year’s edition is now open

 

This month the 13th annual Health and Humanitarian Logistics (HHL) conference will take place, supported by People that Deliver and co-hosted by the Humanitarian Logistics Association (HLA) and Georgia Tech Center for Health and Humanitarian Systems.

Held online from 20 to 22 September, this year’s conference will centre on the theme ‘building efficient supply chain connections’ and focus on identifying locally sustainable and globally enabled supply chain management approaches that are adaptable to complex and challenging environments.

Registration is now open and less than a month away, HLA is seeking strategic sponsors and collaborators to support this year’s conference as well as the cycle of thought leadership events that will follow throughout the year.

During the conference three influential speakers will deliver keynote addresses on their respective regions: PtD coalition member Pamela Steele of Pamela Steele Associates, a management consultancy firm specialising in supply chain transformation and workforce capacity development in the health sector, will centre on the Africa, and Dorothy Leab, CEO of GaneshAID, a women-owned and -led public health consulting company will speak on the Asia region. Dr. Analia Porras, unit chief of medicines and health technologies at the Pan American Health Organization, meanwhile, will focus on the Americas.

Each of the three days, in fact will focus on one or more of four regions: Africa, the Middle East, the Americas and Asia.

Topics including last mile delivery, health supply chain capacity strengthening and sustainable local procurement will be the focus of panel discussions. And the presentations, workshops and discussion groups will provide a platform to showcase innovations to shape health supply chains, while

The event will bring together supply chain management representatives, front-line practitioners and healthcare professionals from governments, non-governmental organisations NGOs, the UN, the private sector and academia to discuss challenges, strategies and good practices.

For more information or to register for the conference, visit the website.

 

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