6.6 million children die before their 5th birthday from conditions that could be prevented or cured at very little cost. Community health workers can be life savers but need the right medicine, in the right doses, at the right time. Investing in proven supply chain solutions is vitally important so community health workers can access medicines to save children’s lives.Learn about SC4CCM’s experience testing simple and affordable innovations to overcome supply chain bottlenecks at the community level. View this video
Routine quantification is a critical first step in ensuring that CHWs have the products they need to provide life-saving services. View this video to learn more about special considerations for quantifying for CCM.
Amos Misomali, SC4CCM Resident Logistics Advisor, was interviewed by PSI for a USAID-funded video on mHealth initiatives in Malawi. He described how SC4CCM is using cStock to improve access to vital medications to treat common childhood illness. View this video and read more about cStock.
Health extension workers (HEWs) in Ethiopia received training on the The Integrated Pharmaceutical Logistics System (IPLS). View this video to hear Amarech & Yekeja, Harche Health Post HEWs, explain how this has helped them to manage medicines for children in the community.
The SC4CCM project is using a Theory of Change to find simple, affordable, and sustainable supply chain solutions to address the unique challenges facing community health workers. View this video
Tirhas Mebrehatian is an inspirational health extension worker from Tigray Ethiopia. View this video about her accomplishments in improving the supply of products at her health post. Tirhas has been nominated for the REAL Award by the Frontline Health Workers Coalition. Congratulations, Tirhas!
Transport is often a challenge in hard to reach areas. View this video to see what it is like to travel in the rainy season in Ethiopia to a rural health post.“The children do not get extremely sick in the village because the CHW has the medicines close to the patient”. View this video to hear the story of Ndugutse Charles, CHW supervisor, Katabtwa Health Center, Rwanda.