Using Last Mile Distribution to Increase Access to Health Commodities

For managing distribution of health commodities to ensure the right product is at the right place, at the right time,in the right quality,in the right quantities and at the right cost.

Distribution, Inventory Management, Management, Use

  • Sub-categories
  • Commodities Medicines, Mosquito nets, Reproductive health products, Supplements, Vaccines
  • Latest update Dec-11
  • Version
  • Developed by USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
  • When to use For managing distribution of health commodities to ensure the right product is at the right place, at the right time,in the right quality,in the right quantities and at the right cost.
  • Languages English
  • Level of use Central, District, Facility, Regional
  • Form PDF
  • Amount of training / TA required Minimum knowledge in supply chain management needed.
  • Inputs & outputs
  • Cost Free
  • Advantages Practical tool to support professionalsinvolved in the distribution of health commodities.
  • Limitations None
  • Availability Already PDF
  • Remarks Last Mile delivery presents a unique challenge in making health commodities available in the developing world. This guide, designed for in-country practitioners and decisionmakers, uses a range of real world examples to support selection and design of last mile distribution approaches which respond to specific challenges.
  • Contact jsinfo@jsi.com
  • Submission date 2012-02-22 02:00:00