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Pulling and Pushing – Getting products into patients’ hands

There is a lot of misplaced emotion associated with the terms pulling versus pushing of health care commodities. When we envision a health care worker who has pulled commodities we usually think of an empowered spunky health worker who has the right information on his consumption trends and the right tools at hand to calculate his order… Continue reading

Making quantification reviews part of the annual process: a recent success story from Malawi

I recently returned from Malawi where the project participated in a quantification review for the CCM program organized by the MOH. It was organized as a two and a half day workshop where stakeholders reviewed the inputs to the annual quantification… Continue reading

Why Pediatric CCM products?

CCM protocols advise community health workers on how to treat children from two months to five years of age for the most common illnesses. Whereas other programs attempt to increase access to products for an affected population, usually adults or adults and adolescents, this program is focused just on infants and… Continue reading