Humanitarian Commodities Logistics Community Education Series

September 28th, 2022 | Event


The Humanitarian Commodities Logistics (HCL) group is hosting an Education Series of technical discussions covering important SCM topics related to the challenges that humanitarian partners face in securing the availability of pharmaceutical products in humanitarian emergencies. If you are unable to participate, you may view the recordings on JSI’s YouTube channelThose who attend four or more live events will receive a certificate of attendance at the end of the year (viewing recordings will not count toward the four events).

The HCL Community Education Series includes the following technical discussions. Links to register for the meetings, as well as links to view the recordings, will be added below. Please check back to register for future events.

September 20, 9 am ET: When to feel confident when procuring pharmaceuticals from suppliers in the local market – View the recording

September 28, 9 am ET: Achieving shorter lead times during emergencies – View the recording

October 12, 9 am ET: Protecting the quality of pharmaceutical products in every phase of the humanitarian response – View the recording

October 25, 9 am ET: Learning from effective inventory management practices to improve the availability of pharmaceutical products – View the recording

November 17, 9 am ET: Risk management plans are crucial to minimizing disruptions in the availability of pharmaceuticals in the last mile – View the recording

December 15, 8 am ET: Examples of how coordination helps improve the delivery of pharmaceuticals and medical supplies for an effective humanitarian response – View the recording

Humanitarian Commodities Logistics (HCL) Community

If you work for a humanitarian response organization, we invite you to join the HCL community, a subgroup of the International Association of Public Health Logisticians (IAPHL). If you are not already an IAPHL member, you can join at Once a member of IAPHL, you can join the HCL community by clicking on the Humanitarian Commodities Logistics link and requesting membership. The HCL community is a place to share information, learnings, and anything else of interest to those working in health supply chains in the humanitarian context. Supply chain experts from JSI, as well as other colleagues, will be available to answer questions and discuss issues related to supply chain management in humanitarian and emergency settings.

This webinar series is hosted by the Building Capacity to Improve Health Commodity Management in Humanitarian and Disaster Settings project, with support from USAID’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA).

The webinar series is made possible by the generous support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The contents are the responsibility of JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI) and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID/BHA or the United States Government.

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