PFSCM manages two major projects that strive to reduce the worldwide impact of HIV/AIDS malaria, and tuberculosis. PFSCM also implements a number of smaller procurement contracts for donors, local governments and global development agencies.
In 2014, SCMS's case story, "Saving Lives Through Stronger Supply Chains", was selected as one of top five winners of the World Bank’s Procurement for Complex Situations Challenge.
WORKING WITH US
PFSCM provides a full range of innovative supply chain services, including:
Procurement of essential medicines and supplies
Management of international shipments from supplier to point of delivery
Warehousing and distribution services that leverage regional distribution centers in Ghana, Kenya and South Africa
Secure delivery to the final delivery point, with complete track and trace capabilities
Quality assurance to ensure safety and efficacy
Collaboration with partners in forecasting, quantification and supply planning
Technical assistance to strengthen existing supply chains
Collaboration with national, regional and global partners to coordinate efforts
In 2014, PFSCM’s quality management system received ISO 9001:2008 certification from UL DQS, one of the leading ISO certification bodies for management systems in the world. Access PFSCM Certificate
SCMS contributes to policy brief on transitioning to new HIV/AIDS pediatric regimens
This Inter-Agency Task Team (IATT) and WHO policy brief advises implementers that it will be increasingly difficult to procure specific ARVs on their own as of the end of 2014. If countries require these specific ARVs it is recommended they go through the Pediatric ARV Procurement Working Group to pool their orders to achieve sufficient order batch sizes. Access the policy brief