MTaPS Strengthening Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Systems Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet

Ensuring the uninterrupted availability of quality-assured medicines and health technologies from the manufacturer to end users is the ultimate goal of pharmaceutical supply chain systems. However, strategies to strengthen key supply chain components are inadequate in many low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), and systems cannot effectively manage local and global health program demands. Furthermore, the surge of new epidemics, the introduction of new medicines and technologies, and the need to adapt to new delivery strategies strain already challenged systems.