A Chair at the Top? The Importance of Leadership for Public Health Supply Chains

JSI’s Walter Proper, Director of the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT Public Task Order, explains why developing a strong, committed supply chain workforce and establishing supply chain leadership roles within a health system is essential to ensuring that health commodities get to the people who need them.

Liberia President’s Young Professionals Program—a model for institutional capacity building and post-conflict success.

Launched in 2009 with the support of H.E. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the President’s Young Professionals Program (PYPP) has become one of Liberia’s most competitive and well-received programs for leadership in service. The PYPP innovatively fills an institutional capacity gap that was left as a result of 14 years of civil unrest and infrastructural devastation. The … Continue reading “Liberia President’s Young Professionals Program—a model for institutional capacity building and post-conflict success.”

Health systems strengthening: The dichotomy between HIV and non-HIV services

The recent unprecedented investment in combating the HIV pandemic by United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria have led to the debate on whether HIV programs have strengthened or undermined national health systems in developing countries. The debate was continued by health system strengthening (HSS) … Continue reading “Health systems strengthening: The dichotomy between HIV and non-HIV services”