USAID goes back to the drawing board for global health supply chains

A procurement and supply manager checks the medicine inventory. Photo by: Lan Andrian / GHSC-PSM

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Agency for International Development is gathering input as it looks ahead to the next version of one of its largest projects, a multibillion-dollar effort to deliver health commodities around the world.

In late May, USAID released two requests for information aimed at informing the design of whatever the agency’s global health bureau decides should replace the Global Health Supply Chain Program-Procurement and Supply Management project, a multibillion effort managed by a consortium led by Chemonics International.

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    Michael Igoe

    Michael Igoe is a Senior Reporter with Devex, based in Washington, D.C. He covers U.S. foreign aid, global health, climate change, and development finance. Prior to joining Devex, Michael researched water management and climate change adaptation in post-Soviet Central Asia, where he also wrote for EurasiaNet. Michael earned his bachelor's degree from Bowdoin College, where he majored in Russian, and his master’s degree from the University of Montana, where he studied international conservation and development.