9780754635161

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

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  • ISBN13:

    9780754635161

  • ISBN10:

    0754635163

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

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Summary

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
vi
Glossary vii
The Family Planning Logistics Management xiii
Acknowledgments xiv
Abstract xvi
Executive Summary xvii
Supply Chain Improvement: How it Benefits Family Planning Programmes
1(12)
Policy Environment: Winning and Maintaining Policy Support for Supply Chain Improvements
13(18)
The Customer: Ultimate Beneficiary of Supply Chain Management
31(14)
People and Organizations: Improving Performance for a Stronger Supply Chain
45(24)
Logistics Management Information System: Tracking the Flow of Products to Customers
69(24)
Forecasting and Procurement: Ensuring Timely Availability of Products
93(12)
Distribution: Delivering Products to Customers
105(20)
Transforming Your Supply Chain: From As-is to Could-be
125(12)
Global Trends Affecting Public Sector Supply Chain Management
137(23)
Bibliography 160(10)
Index 170

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