Logistics Handbook: A Practical Guide for the Supply Chain Management of Health Commodities

The Logistics Handbook, updated in 2011, offers practical guidance in managing the supply chain, with an emphasis on health commodities. It is intended to help program managers who design, manage, and assess logistics systems for health programs. In addition, policymakers, system stakeholders, and anyone working in logistics will also find it helpful as a system overview and overall approach.

Capacity building, Inventory Management, Monitoring & Evaluation, Procurement, Quantification, Selection, Storage

  • Sub-categories HIV/AIDS, Malaria, Reproductive health, TB
  • Commodities Diagnostics, Indoor Residual Spraying, Medicines, Mosquito nets, Reproductive health products, Vaccines
  • Latest update 2011
  • Version 2011
  • Developed by USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
  • When to use The Logistics Handbook, updated in 2011, offers practical guidance in managing the supply chain, with an emphasis on health commodities. It is intended to help program managers who design, manage, and assess logistics systems for health programs. In addition, policymakers, system stakeholders, and anyone working in logistics will also find it helpful as a system overview and overall approach.
  • Languages English
  • Level of use Central, Regional
  • Form PDF
  • Amount of training / TA required none
  • Inputs & outputs none
  • Cost Free
  • Advantages Written in a very easy to understand tone, explains concepts without too much technical detail.
  • Limitations Most examples use contraceptives.
  • Availability PDF Only
  • Remarks
  • Downloadable files 11
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  • Contact jsinfo@jsi.com
  • Submission date 2013-07-15 02:00:00