Logistics' Contributions to Better Health in Developing Countries : Programmes That Deliver

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2003-12-01
  • Publisher: Ashgate Pub Co

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This volume comprises of the best practices learned and promoted by the Family Planning Logistics Management (FPLM) project, set up in 1986. Using a range of international case studies, the book highlights the importance of logistics and transportation in health and family planning programmes, and focuses on the approaches and tools that are most effective for their settings.

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables
Glossary vii
The Family Planning Logistics Management xiii
Acknowledgments xiv
Abstract xvi
Executive Summary xvii
Supply Chain Improvement: How it Benefits Family Planning Programmes
Policy Environment: Winning and Maintaining Policy Support for Supply Chain Improvements
The Customer: Ultimate Beneficiary of Supply Chain Management
People and Organizations: Improving Performance for a Stronger Supply Chain
Logistics Management Information System: Tracking the Flow of Products to Customers
Forecasting and Procurement: Ensuring Timely Availability of Products
Distribution: Delivering Products to Customers
Transforming Your Supply Chain: From As-is to Could-be
Global Trends Affecting Public Sector Supply Chain Management
Bibliography 160(10)
Index 170

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