This toolkit is a collection of adaptable resources for supply chain staff and supervisors that enables them to practice performance management processes and identify approaches for addressing performance management issues in their organisations. The purpose of this toolkit is, therefore, to help HSCM organisations to set out an approach to managing the performance of supply chain staff if they plan to develop a new performance management system.
In 2019 GHSC-PSM, in collaboration with PtD, SAPICS and USAID, published a SCM Professionalisation Framework white paper outlining how a SCM professionalisation framework could be used by: › Governments to define the professional standards of the profession › Employers to articulate SCM competency requirements and career pathways in their organisations › Learning institutions of to define clear learning and teaching courses › SCM employees to map out a professional career in SCM In 2020, the same consortium worked together to complete the necessary elements of the ‘SCM Professionalisation Framework’.
This article describes how NMSF, as a semi-autonomous pharmaceuticals supply agency, has been successful in partnering with UNICEF and the People that Deliver (PtD) Initiative in developing a comprehensive strategy for the development and retention of its workforce.
Gavi Alliance, alongside the People and Practices Priority Working Group (P&P PWG) of the Gavi Supply Chain Strategy, aims to explore the personnel profiles behind supply chain management (SCM) in the private and public sector.
Many health programmes rely heavily on rational management of essential medicines and medical supplies. Over the years, the range and volume of medicines and medical supplies supported has increased, particularly in the scale-up of HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria treatments.
The Commission would like to thank the groups and individuals that contributed to this report, including: the Expert Group for their work in developing the Expert Group report that informed the work of the Commission; the authors of the 17 policy briefs; the authors of the 149 submissions to the Commission; participants in the public consultations facilitated by the Commission.
We all know that whenever supply chain challenges are discussed or assessed, inevitably human resources or lack of capacity comes up as one of the key bottlenecks. Nearly always the response is to include more training in whatever improvement plan is being developed.
Health logistics continues to be an obstacle to successful global health interventions. In the World Health Organization 2005 report ‘Health and the Millennium Development Goals,’ the problem of logistics for health is highlighted: “Much of the burden of disease can be prevented or cured with known and affordable technologies.