Supporting supply chains to boost health outcomes

Everyone in low- and middle-income countries with access
to the health care they require.

Donor

Improving donor coordination to promote financially sustainable supply chains Learn more

Country implementation

Increasing supply chain visibility, traceability, knowledge sharing and coordination Learn more

Policy and advocacy

Boosting supply chain resilience and ensuring access to health commodities Learn more

Knowledge & communications

Sharing evidence, knowledge and tools, to aid coordination and implementation Learn more

Hosted by UNICEF’s Supply Division, we convene member organisations and other stakeholders in global public health to coordinate supply chain efforts.

IN PRACTICE

The problem

While the implementation of  traceability systems has been identified by national regulatory authorities as a useful and efficient tool to combat falsification and the illicit distribution of medical products, only some countries have issued traceability regulations.

The solution

Global data standards such as GS1: these provide a harmonised framework for supply chain visibility to enable traceability and the safe passage of medicines through national supply chains.

The ISG’s role

Encouraging countries and organisations to adopt global standards, like GS1, and providing technical assistance to implement product traceability systems.

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Partner agencies

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Major donors

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Drone deliveries supported