This collection of manuals is designed to provide information and assistance to anyone involved or interested in infection prevention and control. It consists of a manual on supply chain management of an infection prevention and control logistics system and handbooks on healthcare waste management as an infection prevention and control measure for waste handlers and health workers.
Applying the HRH Action Framework to Develop Sustainable Excellence in the Health Supply Chain Workforce
To ensure that medicines and other health commodities reach the people who need them and contribute to improved health, people in the supply chain management (SCM) field must understand and apply effective approaches for developing and managing supply chain workforces. At the same time, those in the human resources for health (HRH) arena must recognize the crucial role of SCM in health service delivery and ensure that HRH policies, strategies, and plans systematically incorporate the supply chain workforce.
This document, produced by the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT, highlights the major supply chain considerations to ensure availability of emergency contraceptive pills in family planning and reproductive health programs. We hope the information provided offers valuable insight as you consider your EC needs.
Established as part of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) in 2005 and administered by USAID, SCMS provides a reliable, cost-effective and secure supply of products for HIV/AIDS programs in PEPFAR-supported countries. Under the umbrella of the Partnership for Supply Chain Management, SCMS mobilized a team of 13 private sector, nongovernmental and faith-based organizations that are among the most trusted names in supply chain management and international public health and development.
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