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Seizing the Moment: Providing faster access to quality medical products during COVID-19 and beyond

The need for strong pharmaceutical systems and supply chains has never been so clear, nor so urgent. MSH, in partnership with Deloitte, hosted the webinar ‘Seizing the moment: Providing faster access to quality medical products during COVID-19 and beyond.’ Experts in health supply chain management, pharmaceutical services, and health technologies discussed novel approaches emerging from [more…]

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Grant Management Solutions Procurement and Supply Management Tools and Templates

GMS Procurement and Supply Management tools and templates support Principal Recipients (PRs) in their management of medications and health supplies. The tools assist PRs to ensure proper forecasting, procurement, stock management, and distribution within Global Fund grants.

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Regulation of COVID-19 Medical Products Infographic

COVID-19 has triggered an urgent need for new medical products, including vaccines, medicines, diagnostics, personal protective equipment (PPE), and other medical devices such as those that deliver oxygen. As researchers rush to develop these products and clinicians plan for their delivery and safe use, national regulatory authorities play an essential public health role in ensuring [more…]

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Building blocks of progress: Case studies in pharmaceutical systems strengthening

It takes a resilient pharmaceutical system working within and in support of a functioning health system to ensure access to products and services for the people who need them. Pharmaceutical system strengthening requires a coordinated response from policy makers to the dispenser at the local drug shop. It also requires systems strengthening work in governance, [more…]

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Challenges to Ensuring Adequate and Timely Funding for MNCH Commodities

As countries pursue the maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) targets established under Sustainable Development Goal 3, they will need to ensure the continuous availability of essential health commodities to prevent and treat the conditions that cause morbidity and mortality in those groups. A major issue yet to be adequately addressed is financing for MNCH [more…]

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RxSolution Integrated Pharmaceutical Management Software eLearning Courses

RxSolution is an integrated pharmaceutical management software used to manage inventory, purchase orders, stock issues to health facilities, and medication dispensing. The RxSolution eLearning Courses were developed to equip users with the skills to use the RxSolution software. They are intended for trained pharmaceutical management practitioners who would like a refresher training or for a [more…]

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Technical Approaches to TB: Challenge TB, SIAPS & TRACK TB
Technical Approaches to TB: Challenge TB, SIAPS & Track TB

Using a people-centered approach, MSH works with local partners to develop health systems solutions that meet the needs of communities affected by TB. Strengthening national, regional, district, and local health managers and their institutions to provide quality health services is a core strategy to support health systems resilience and sustainability. MSH has developed materials highlighting [more…]

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Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services (SIAPS) Program Inventory of Key Technical Resources

The main purpose of this inventory is to serve as a reference to help stakeholders working in the pharmaceutical sector easily access and use already available SIAPS resources, including tools, experiences, and results. The document is also intended to serve as a technical legacy for SIAPS to support knowledge exchange and sustainability of related work. [more…]

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Pharmaceutical Management Considerations for Expanded Coverage of Essential Health Services and Financial Protection Programs

The UN adoption of the SDGs in 2015 signaled a strong commitment of member countries to the expanded access to essential health service agenda and definitively recognized the critical role of medicines in achieving UHC. The SDGs call for countries to “achieve universal health coverage, including financial risk protection, access to quality essential health care [more…]

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MDS-3: Managing Access to Medicines and Health Technologies

Managing Drug Supply (MDS) is the leading reference on how to manage essential medicines in developing countries. MDS was originally published in 1982. It was revised in 1997 with over 10,000 copies distributed in over 60 countries worldwide. The third edition, MDS-3: Managing Access to Medicines and other Health Technologies reflects the dramatic changes in [more…]

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