News archive from the International Association of Public Health Logisticians, established in 2007 to promote the professionalization of the field of public health logistics through education and information sharing.

Webinar Announcement: Gender Equity and Social Inclusion in Global Health Supply Chains

By Rachel Simon on September 1st, 2022Mainstreaming and integrating gender equity and social inclusion (GESI) issues in health supply chains supports equity and ensures that the supply markets, supply chains and product journeys better meet the needs and preferences of all clients, which ultimately helps improve health outcomes. As work increases t...
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IAPHL 3-Year Strategic and Management Plan

Finalized in July 2022, the IAPHL Secretariat and Advisory Group developed a new 3-Year Strategic and Management Plan. It incorporates findings from two assessments conducted in 2021 and contains the following:The definition of IAPHLThe value propositionCore pillars of IAPHLThe roles of stakeholdersImplementation planPlease click the link below to ...
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Achieving Shorter Procurement Lead Times during Emergencies

By Rachel Simon on July 25th, 2022Moderated by the IAPHL Health Commodity Logistics sub-community and Building Capacity to Improve Health Commodity Management in Humanitarian and Disaster Settings Project, this moderated discussion brought together experts from UNFPA, JSI, and PFSCM.A major consideration when opting for international procurement is...
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Gender and Social Inclusion in Health Supply Chains

By Rachel Simon on June 9th, 2022The discussion began by aligning on key definitions. Gender equity is the process of being fair to people of all genders. Social inclusion is any set of actions or interventions designed to enable each person or community to fully participate in society and enjoy a safe and healthy life despite race, ethnicity, gend...
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Ambassadorship Opportunity: Attend the PtD Global Indaba in Lusaka, Zambia (Application Enclosed)

By Rachel Simon on May 13th, 2022The International Association of Public Health Logisticians (IAPHL) enables people working in public health supply chains, especially in the global south, to connect, learn, and succeed. The association envisions a world where strong, well-run supply chains reach all people with life-saving health products, and supp...
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IAPHL Quarterly Workforce Development Article Review – March 2022

We are pleased to share with you the 6th IAPHL quarterly supply chain resource review. In this issue, we consulted a number of SCM information repositories, academic, private sector, and SCM experts to select for you the following resources that we hope will inform you, challenge you and keep you thinking about how you can improve your practice and...
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Building Resilient Sexual And Reproductive Health Supply Chains During COVID-19 And Beyond: Community Roadmap for Action and Technical Findings

The COVID-19 pandemic has created acute disruptions to public health supply chains, revealing underlying vulnerabilities in the global supply ecosystem and increasing uncertainty in both the supply and demand of life-saving SRH medicines and products. A crisis of this magnitude demands that we understand what worked well, what did not, and how best...
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Use of Human-Centered Design to Adapt Supply Chains and Digital Solutions for Community Health Volunteers in Nomadic Communities of Northern Kenya

JSI and inSupply Health have published an article in Global Health Science and Practice (GHSP) exploring the Use of Human-Centered Design to Adapt Supply Chains and Digital Solutions for Community Health Volunteers in Nomadic Communities of Northern Kenya.Unreliable and nonexistent supply chain procedures and processes are one of the primary barrie...
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Sponsorship Opportunity: Attend the 14th Annual Global Health Supply Chain Virtual Summit (Application Enclosed)

By Rachel Simon on November 11th, 2021The International Association of Public Health Logisticians (IAPHL) enables people working in public health supply chains, especially in the global south, to connect, learn, and succeed. The association envisions a world where strong, well-run supply chains reach all people with life-saving health products, and...
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FAAL et Bee Skilled: « Certificat d’apprentissage collectif n° 1 : chaîne d’approvisionnement pour la santé »

By Rachel Simon on November 2nd, 2021Le Fédération Africaine Des Associations De Logisticiens (FAAL) et Bee Skilled lançent un cours d’apprentissage en ligne sur la chaîne d’approvisionnement pour les jeunes professionnels des pays francophones. Le « Certificat d’apprentissage collectif n° 1 : chaîne d’approvisionnement pour la santé » est proposé ...
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IAPHL Partnership with the Fédération Africaine Des Associations De Logisticiens (FAAL)

By Rachel Simon on November 2nd, 2021IAPHL is excited to announce our official partnership with the Fédération Africaine Des Associations De Logisticiens (FAAL), a network of supply chain and logistics professionals based in Francophone Africa. IAPHL and FAAL are working together to expand the reach and influence of our Country Chapters in Africa. ...
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Welcome IAPHL Congo Chapter!

By Rachel Simon on October 26th, 2021The IAPHL Congo Chapter is officially launching this November!In order to strengthen public health logistics and improve the supply chain of pharmaceuticals in the Republic of Congo, ACoLOG – Association Congolaise pour la Logistique et la Supply Chain, with the support of IAPHL and the FAAL – Fédération Africai...
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Designing supply chains to meet the growing need of vaccines: evidence from four countries

Immunization supply chains (iSCs) move vaccines from manufacturer to point of use with the added complexities of requiring cold chain and an increasing need for agility and efficiency to ensure vaccine quality and availability. Underperforming iSCs have been widely acknowledged as a key constraint to achieving high immunization coverage rates in lo...
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Sponsorship Opportunity: Attend the Association For Supply Chain Management (ASCM) CONNECT Annual Conference – Application Enclosed

By Rachel Simon on October 10th, 2021The International Association of Public Health Logisticians (IAPHL) enables people working in public health supply chains, especially in the global south, to connect, learn, and succeed. The association envisions a world where strong, well-run supply chains reach all people with life-saving health products, and ...
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Évaluation de la conception centrée sur l’humain pour le développement professionnel et le renforcement des capacités de l’IAPHL: Résumé des Résultats de l’Evaluation

The post Évaluation de la conception centrée sur l’humain pour le développement professionnel et le renforcement des capacités de l’IAPHL: Résumé des Résultats de l’Evaluation appeared first on IAPHL.Original linkOriginal author: Rachel Simon
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Evaluación sobre desarrollo profesional y desarrollo de capacidades de IAPHL: Resumen de resultados

The post Evaluación sobre desarrollo profesional y desarrollo de capacidades de IAPHL: Resumen de resultados appeared first on IAPHL.Original linkOriginal author: Rachel Simon
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IAPHL Professional Development and Capacity Building Human Centered Design Assessment: Summary of Findings

Please click the link below to view the Summary of Findings document for the IAPHL Professional Development and Capacity Building Human Centered Design Assessment conducted in 2021. Versions are also available in French and Spanish.IAPHL Professional Development and Capacity Building Human Centered Design Assessment: Summary of FindingsOriginal lin...
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IAPHL Quarterly Workforce Development Article Review – September 2021

We are pleased to share with you the IAPHL quarterly Workforce Development article review. In this review, we focused on a broad spectrum of opportunities and challenges affecting supply chain workforce. These articles include technology, pharmaceuticals, public health, and leadership.In this review, there is a range of topics across the Workforce ...
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IAPHL Quarterly Workforce Development Article Review – June 2021

We are pleased to share with you the 1st ‘IAPHL quarterly Workforce Development article review’. In this review, we focused on a broad spectrum of opportunities and challenges affecting supply chain workforce. These articles include technology, and human resources. In this review, there is a range of topics across the Workforce Development and Supp...
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Listserv Submission Contest!

By Rachel Simon on April 20th, 2021Now through June 1st, you could win an IAPHL “swag bag” for your contributions to the listserv. What will you win? An IAPHL t-shirt, pin, pen, and a notebook. We will have three winners in the following categories:1. Most informative submission on the listserv that discusses what is happening in public health supp...
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