Earlier this year, the government of the United Kingdom drastically reduced its foreign aid budget and even rescinded funds already committed for the 2021–2022 fiscal year. These cuts affected the International Planned Parenthood Federation, MSI Reproductive Choices, as well as the UNFPA Supplies Partnership (UNFPA) — all three critical suppliers…

Over the last two years, COVID-19 response efforts around the globe evolved from a reactive crisis management phase to periods marked by great adaptation. Unfortunately, finding “new normal” footing has been hindered by supply chain disruptions across industries, economic inflation, and other socioeconomic consequences. …

Sana’a, Yemen (2015) — Almigdad Mojalli/VOA

How do supply chain systems run smoothly across countries are torn apart by instability, like Yemen? In large part, due to committed supply chain professionals like Wadhah Hubaishi, one of the RHSC’s LAPTOP Scholars.

“In a commercial context, the worst impact of an inefficient supply chain is probably financial loss…

By Brian McKenna, Deputy Director, RHSC

The contraceptive procurement space is not in the best of health. In recent months, we witnessed the impact of COVID-19 on virtually all aspects of supply chains. But even before that, for various reasons, demand was far outstripping supply for key contraceptive products. …

Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition (RHSC)

We are the world’s largest network of reproductive health supplies organizations. http://www.rhsupplies.org/

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