Monthly Archives: May 2013

Creating Local Solutions for Community Supply Chains – Meet the Rwandan Heroes

If you are working in supply chain, there have been probably been numerous times where you have been tempted to point a finger upwards, outwards, away to anyone else to say they are the problem. The central medical store, the district, the quantification task force anyone else but me is the reason why I always run out of products. Continue reading

Information and Communications Technologies for Development (ICT4D) Conference, Accra Ghana

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) organized a conference in March 2013 in Accra, Ghana, in order to bring together stakeholders from different sectors to share their experiences utilizing mobile technologies to positively impact vulnerable communities. JSI and the work of SC4CCM … Continue reading

Final Learning Session for Quality Collaboratives Intervention

In Rwanda, SC4CCM has established and trained Quality Improvement Teams (QITs) at health centers in three districts to find solutions for operationalizing new resupply procedures at the community health worker (CHW) level. These teams, from health centers in the three … Continue reading

REAL Awards Celebration Honors Ethiopian HEW Tirhas Merbrhatom

Frontline health workers work tirelessly to ensure that the health needs of their communities are being met and usually receive little to no recognition for their commitment to this work. The first annual REAL Awards was an opportunity to honor … Continue reading

SC4CCM Intervention in Malawi Featured on PBS NewsHour

During a ten country tour of Africa focused on health and mobile technology, PBS NewsHour’s Imani Cheers discussed the use of cell phones to combat drug shortages in Malawi with multiple stakeholders. Her visits included an interview with a health surveillance … Continue reading