Process Guide and Toolkit for Public Health SC Strengthening Through Capacity Development

A framework for public health SC strengthening that takes the user through a step by step approach for developing, implementing and monitoring a comprehensive supply chain strategy and implementation plan. This guidance includes links to numerous resources that support each step, highlighted by country case studies. HR is cross-cutting need in strategic planning and this approach takes a holistic view and considers all factors which are essential to achieve sustainable improvement.
This tool can be used in the following scenarios:
 Development of a multi-year supply chain strategy and annual work planning.
 Inputs and follow-up actions for supply chain assessments.
 Suggestions for country improvement plans within public health supply chains.
 Stakeholder engagement for supply chain strengthening initiatives.
 Implementation of supply chain capacity development interventions using a structured and sustainable approach.
 Resource for supply chain trainings, workshops, conferences and SC/logistics technical working groups.
 Development and implementation of supply chain strengthening interventions in the context of HSS.

Capacity building, Management, Planning & Budgeting, Policy

  • Sub-categories Assessments and Research, HIV/AIDS, Human Resource, Immunization, Malaria, Noncommunicable diseases (NCD), Reproductive health, TB
  • Commodities Diagnostics, Medicines, Mosquito nets, Reproductive health products, Technologies, Vaccines
  • Latest update 2016-01-01 00:00:00
  • Version Latest version
  • Developed by UNICEF Supply Division in collaboration with partners funded by UPS Foundation
  • When to use A framework for public health SC strengthening that takes the user through a step by step approach for developing, implementing and monitoring a comprehensive supply chain strategy and implementation plan. This guidance includes links to numerous resources that support each step, highlighted by country case studies. HR is cross-cutting need in strategic planning and this approach takes a holistic view and considers all factors which are essential to achieve sustainable improvement. This tool can be used in the following scenarios:  Development of a multi-year supply chain strategy and annual work planning.  Inputs and follow-up actions for supply chain assessments.  Suggestions for country improvement plans within public health supply chains.  Stakeholder engagement for supply chain strengthening initiatives.  Implementation of supply chain capacity development interventions using a structured and sustainable approach.  Resource for supply chain trainings, workshops, conferences and SC/logistics technical working groups.  Development and implementation of supply chain strengthening interventions in the context of HSS.
  • Languages English, French
  • Level of use Central, District, Facility, Regional
  • Form http://supplychainsforchildren.org/en/news/guide-and-toolkit-for-strengthening-public-health-supply-chains-through-capacity-development
  • Amount of training / TA required Nil
  • Inputs & outputs Nil
  • Cost Free
  • Advantages  This resource covers supply chain strengthening and capacity development in practice.  It enumerates the different phases for a comprehensive supply chain system strengthening intervention for the public health sector  It takes the user through a step by step approach for developing, implementing and monitoring a supply chain strategy and implementation plan  It provides practical guidance on how to implement each phase of capacity development using a systemic approach based on practical experiences and lesson learned in different contexts.  It includes case studies and links to numerous resources that support each phase.
  • Limitations NA
  • Availability NA
  • Remarks
  • Contact Musonda Kasonde, Capacity Development Manager | UNICEF Supply Division | mkasonde@unicef.org
  • Submission date 2017-01-25 02:00:00