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Rapid Supply Chain Modeling Tool Demo Analysis

This file features a demonstration modeling analysis (using data from a Province in a country in Southern Africa) exploring four different supply chain scenarios as well as the resulting cost implications.

Rapid Supply Chain Modeling Tool

VillageReach, in collaboration with the William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan (WDI), has worked to develop a highly configurable Excel-based tool that assists governments in low and middle-income countries (LMICs) to conduct low-cost, agile cost modeling exercises. With support from the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, VillageReach and WDI have worked together to develop, test and socialize this rapid and flexible cost modeling instrument.

Improving Last Mile Supply Chains for Women in Nigeria

In order to support the Kano state government in improving maternal and child health supply chains, MSD for Mothers selected VillageReach to provide its expertise in solving last-mile health care delivery challenges. VillageReach, working with Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI), as a primary in-country partner with significant experience in public health service delivery, will help ensure the availability of life-saving maternal and child health commodities in Kano State.

Malawi Overview

VillageReach has worked in Malawi since 2008, partnering with the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), the private sector and other partners to develop and implement high impact solutions. Current programs include Chipatala cha pa Foni (CCPF), the Pharmacy Assistant Training Program, OpenLMIS, and Drones for Health.

Improved Last Mile Healthcare Delivery

A case study was developed in collaboration with Aeris to look at the impacts of the introduction of a Vehicle Tracking System (VTS) in Tete Province and its role in transport optimization.

VillageReach Overview

VillageReach Overview

VillageReach works with governments to solve health care
delivery challenges in low-resource communities. Our
programs increase access to quality health care at the last
mile, or the point at which services are delivered.

2018 Annual Report

2018 Annual Report

VillageReach’s annual report showcases opportunities and achievements made in 2018 to solve health care delivery challenges in low-resource communities.

SampleTaxi Overview

SampleTaxi Overview

VillageReach partnered with the Mozambique Ministry of Health (MISAU), and technology provider Logistimo to develop an innovative ridesharing program for lab samples called SampleTaxi. Like Uber has revolutionized ridesharing for passengers, SampleTaxi is helping increase the efficiency and speed of medical specimen delivery in Sofala province, Mozambique, without adding new vehicles to the system.

Health Center by Phone (CCPF) Overview

Health Center by Phone (CCPF) Overview

The Malawi Ministry of Health and Population and VillageReach developed Health Center by Phone as a community-based hotline in the Balaka district of Malawi. Health Center by Phone extends the reach of the health care system to every community by providing access to certified health and nutrition information and services via a toll-free number.

Last Mile Supply Chain Overview

LMSC Program Overview

In its efforts to provide quality health services to its citizens,
the Government of Mozambique and USAID have partnered
with VillageReach to design and implement a streamlined
and effective last mile supply chain system. This piece is an overview of the Last Mile Supply Chain (LMSC) program.

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