Pakistan Publications

Pakistan Goes Global: Linking Pakistan’s Logistics Management Information System to Global Procurements and Resource Opportunities (356 KB)
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Author(s): USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
Date of Publication 2015
The USAID | DELIVER PROJECT, in collaboration with the Government of Pakistan and other partners, developed web-based dashboards that extended data visibility, combining information from the Reproductive Health Interchange with Pakistan’s national family planning logistics indicators and local procurements. This brief illustrates how the new dashboards helped improve contraceptive supply planning and ensured commodity security for family planning products.

Modernizing Public Sector Warehouses in Pakistan (1,135 KB)
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Author(s): USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
Date of Publication 2015
The USAID | DELIVER PROJECT, in collaboration with the Government of Pakistan (GOP), provided support for modernization and rehabilitation of the Central Warehouse and Supplies in Karachi, the Federal EPI Warehouse in Islamabad, and the Medical Supplies Depot in Lahore, turning these into centers of excellence with automated warehousing. This factsheet summarizes these activities.

USAID | DELIVER PROJECT Pakistan Supply Chain Publications (4,494 KB)
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Author(s): USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
Date of Publication 2015
Since 2009, the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT in Pakistan has published manuals, standard operating procedures, and guidelines for logistics management information systems, warehousing, and commodity security. This brochure provides a convenient list of all these publications.

Contraceptive Commodity Security (2010 – 2015) (849 KB)
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Author(s): USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
Date of Publication 2015
This brief illustrates how the project, in collaboration with the Government of Pakistan, strengthened supply and distribution mechanisms for contraceptives.

USAID | DELIVER PROJECT Final Country Report Pakistan (9,857 KB)
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Author(s): USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
Date of Publication 2016
This report summarizes the work conducted by the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT in Pakistan from 2009–2016. The project provided technical assistance in family planning and vaccine product availability by strengthening the health supply chain and improving the environment for commodity security.

We are Here Today to Keep Health at the Center of the Development Conversation (154 KB)
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Author(s): USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
Date of Publication 2016
The first End to End (E2E) Data Visibility conference was held in October 2014. Participants discussed technical issues such as the lack of standardization and the current disconnect between global supply chain systems and various country systems that hinders the achievement of E2E Data Visibility. In October 2015, Electronic Logistics Management Information System (eLMIS) experts from Ethiopia, Pakistan, Zambia, Tanzania, Rwanda, and other stakeholders reconvened. This brief details the objectives of the conference, key messages, lessons learned, and subsequent actions for each participant.

Annual Progress Report, October 2014–September 2015, USAID | MCH Program: Component 4, Health Commodities and Supply Chain (1,448 KB)
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Author(s): USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
Date of Publication 2015
This annual progress report describes the work of the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT (component 4, USAID Maternal and Child Health Program) in Pakistan to help strengthen the health supply chains and policy environment for family planning and vaccine products. Managed by John Snow, Inc., and funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the project provides technical assistance to the Government of Pakistan and also offers procurement assistance for USAID-financed health commodities.

CS Indicator Dashboard, Pakistan (1,626 KB)
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Author(s): USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
Date of Publication 2016
Contraceptive Security Indicator dashboards allow stakeholders to see results of various Contraceptive Security Indicators at a glance. The dashboard shows results over time from all years of data collection.

Contraceptive Security Index Dashboard 2003-2015 (472 KB)
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Author(s): USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
Date of Publication 2015
Originally developed in 2003 by a team of contraceptive security (CS) experts from USAID, DELIVER project, the POLICY Project, and Commercial Market Strategies, the CS Index captures 17 indicators from 5 areas critical to ensuring cs: supply chain, finance, health and social environment, access, and utilization. This dashboard shows data from 2003 to 2015.

eLMIS Selection Guide: Electronically Managing Your Supply Chain Information (1,064 KB)
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Author(s): USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
Date of Publication 2015
Many countries that are managing public health supply chains have adopted an open source eLMIS, which electronically collects, organizes, and presents logistics data that have been gathered across all levels of the system. This guide includes information about what it takes to be eLMIS ready, and presents profiles of three eLMIS applications developed by the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT.


EPI Reforms at the Federal Stores: Optimizing Supply Chain Practices for Better Governance and Accountability (5,519 KB)
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Author(s): USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
Date of Publication 2015
In 2015, the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT supported a number of reforms for the supply chain operations at the federal Expanded Programme on Immunization stores in Pakistan. This report outlines the support activities and recommended actions going forward.

Impact Brief: Pakistan. Saving and Improving Lives through Increased Access to Contraceptives. 2014 Update (465 KB)
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Author(s): USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
Date of Publication 2015
By helping women delay, space, and limit pregnancies, family planning is a cost-effective intervention that saves the lives of mothers and their children and also saves thousands of dollars in healthcare spending every year. This brief examines the impact in Pakistan of USAID investment in contraceptives.

Improving Pakistan’s Vaccine Supply Chain for Better Health Outcomes (1,436 KB)
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Author(s): USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
Date Presented: May 12, 2015
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Poster, on improving the vaccine supply chain in Pakistan, as presented at the 2015 TechNet Conference in Bangkok, Thailand.

Pakistan: Supply Chain Management Courses Offered by the Health Services Academy, in Collaboration with the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT: Impact Assessment Report (876 KB)
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Author(s): USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
Date of Publication 2015
A primary goal of the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT in Pakistan is to develop the capacity of the Health Services Academy (HSA) to offer courses in supply chain management (SCM). This report assesses previously conducted courses to determine their impact, possible replication elsewhere in Pakistan, and HSA’s ability to provide technical support to other institutions for SCM courses.

Pakistan: USAID-Donated Boat Ambulances Help Save Lives in Gilgit-Baltistan (326 KB)
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Author(s): USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
Date of Publication 2014
In January 2010, Lake Attabad was formed in a catastrophic landslide that cut off road access to approximately 20,000 people and displaced 6,000 residents of the Hunza-Nagar district of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) in northern Pakistan. Left without timely access to appropriate medical facilities, this led to an increase in the mother and child morbidity and mortality rate. In response, the project recommended acquiring two high-speed boat ambulances. This logistics brief shows how hundreds of families have benefited from the service. At Lake Attabad, Women can now get proper antenatal, natal and postnatal medical care, and people in the community have access to timely evacuation during emergencies.

Task Order 4 Annual Report: October 2012–September 2013 (4,032 KB)
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Author(s): USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
Date of Publication 2014
Task Order 4 works to increase product availability and strengthen commodity security in U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-supported public health supply chains. This is the TO4 annual report for October 2012-September 2013.

Pakistan: Internships Build Capacity in Logistics for Health Supplies (408 KB)
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Author(s): USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
Date of Publication 2013
As the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT steps into its fourth year with the Government of Pakistan to achieve universal access to health commodities by strengthening health supply chains and the policy environment, a number of capacity-building measures have been adopted to help sustain the project’s interventions. This brief describes the successful new internship program that is part of that capacity building effort.

Task Order 4, Technical Assistance for Supply Chain Strengthening and Commodity Security in Public Health: Annual Report, October 2011-September 2012 (5,274 KB)
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Author(s): USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
Date of Publication 2013
Task Order 4 works to increase product availability and strengthen commodity security in U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-supported public health supply chains. This is the TO4 annual report for October 2011-September 2012.

Pakistan: Stock Analysis at Service Delivery Points for USAID-Supported Contraceptives-Final Report (630 KB)
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Author(s): USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
Date of Publication 2013
In November and December 2012, the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT conducted stock availability assessments in selected districts of Pakistan. The assessment’s overall objective was to estimate the contraceptive stock availability at service delivery points throughout Pakistan and to assess the contraceptive flow from the district stores to the facilities. This report presents the findings of the assessment, which includes comparative analysis of contraceptive availability at the facility- and district-level.

What do an ambulance, a neonatal incubator, and zinc tablets have in common? (563 KB)
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Author(s): USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
Date of Publication 2013
Since its launch, Task Order 5 has responded to missions’ needs for an expanded array of essential public health supplies. Thanks to the agility of the systems and processes used by the task order and USAID, the volume of non-standard procurement has grown from less than $1 million in 2009 to almost $16 million in 2012. This infographic illustrates the wide range of supplies the project has procured.


In Pakistan, evidence-based modeling suggests improved maternal and child health through increased access to family planning commodities (1,378 KB)
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Author(s): USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
Date of Publication 2013
Pakistan has long been committed to contraceptive availability. To meet the projected needs of the population, USAID financed in-kind contraceptive commodity donations worth $52 million for 2010, 2011, and 2012. This poster helps demonstrate how increasing product availability through improved supply chain performance has a profound impact on the health of individual women and children, as well as on the social and economic well being of families and communities.

Pre-Service Training: Saving lives by developing local capacity in supply chain management (SCM) (1,377 KB)
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Author(s): USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
Date of Publication 2013
Pre-Service Training: Saving lives by developing local capacity in supply chain management (SCM) is an activity summary that highlights the project’s current work to integrate pre-service training activities in Ethiopia, Tanzania, Rwanda, Pakistan, Zimbabwe, Malawi, and Zambia. Partnering with local academic institutions, the project is empowering students in these countries to manage their local supply chains more effectively.

New Supply Chain Management Course Offers Path to Sustainability (340 KB)
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Author(s): USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
Date of Publication 2013
This Photo & Caption story describes how the recently developed supply chain management course of Pakistan’s Health Services Academy is breaking new ground to improve the health of the population.

Improving Lives through Family Planning: What Can Pakistan Do with Enough Contraceptives to Serve 11 Million People? (998 KB)
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Author(s): USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
Date of Publication 2013
This infographic describes how in 2010 and 2011, USAID-funded contraceptives served the needs of around 11 million Pakistani couples, potentially preventing millions of unintended pregnancies and thousands of maternal and child deaths.

Pakistan: New Logistics Management Information System Incorporates Sustainability and Cost Savings (328 KB)
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Author(s): USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
Date of Publication 2013
This brief describes how the project worked with the government of Pakistan to restructure the supply chain reporting system, which included a web-based logistics management information system (LMIS). The new LMIS is already showing that insourcing can build country ownership and long-term sustainability, while realizing cost savings.

Pakistan: Provincial and District Supply Chain Management Situation Assessment (1,370 KB)
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Author(s): USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
Date of Publication 2012
The provincial and districts supply chain management assessment is the first formal assessment of health supply chains in Pakistan. The situational assessment uses both quantitative and qualitative assessment tools to survey 24 selected districts and their 72 facilities.

In Pakistan, Focus on Supply Chains Brings Much Needed Access to Health Supplies (487 KB)
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Author(s): USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
Date of Publication 2012
Since 2009, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has provided funding to improve access to health supplies for people in Pakistan through its USAID | DELIVER PROJECT. This brief looks at how the project provides financial support for commodities and strengthens the logistics and supply chain management systems sustainably by building the institutional capacity of the Government of Pakistan, including the federal, provincial, and regional departments of health and population.

Barcoding: Modernizing Warehouses to Lighten the Workload (186 KB)
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Author(s): USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
Date of Publication 2012
Until recently, Pakistan’s Central Warehouse, which provides contraceptive supplies to the entire country, followed labor-intensive manual processes for all its transactions. This case study looks at how a new automated warehouse management system is changing this and eliminating many of the problems that can arise from tracking commodities by hand.

Using Inventory Turnover to Assess Supply Chain Performance (388 KB)
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Author(s): USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
Date of Publication 2012
In Pakistan, a new web-based logistics management information system (LMIS) is improving visibility into the country’s public health supply chain. To measure the performance of the new system, the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT compared inventory turnover ratios—an industry measure of supply chain efficiency—in districts that use a web-based LMIS with ratios in districts that use the traditional paper-based system.

Contraceptive Security Indicators 2010 (2,521 KB)
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Author(s): USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
Date of Publication 2011
This data spreadsheet highlights a comprehensive set of indicators that can be used to monitor contraceptive security (CS) for programmatic and advocacy purposes. The CS Indicators were developed to reflect key aspects of contraceptive security to help in-country stakeholders monitor and evaluate their country’s CS status. This dataset presents CS indicators for 35 countries and builds upon the Strategic Pathway to Reproductive Health Commodity Security (SPARHCS) framework. The data was collected in 2010 through the second annual round of CS Indicator data collection. Indicator questions cover the following topics:finance and procurement, commodities, policies, coordination and leadership,and supply chain.


Task Order 2, Avian Influenza Semi-Annual Report: October 2009‒March 2010 (933 KB)
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Author(s): USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
Date of Publication 2011
This report documents the activities of Task Order 2, Avian Influenza during the 2009–2010 fiscal year, from October 2009 to March 2010. Key sections include project management changes, global distribution mechanisms, and technical assistance appraisal.

Developing a Contraceptive Procurement Table in Pakistan (355 KB)
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Author(s): USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
Date of Publication 2010
This report describes efforts by the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT to assist the government of Pakistan in preparing a national contraceptive forecast by calculating the 2010–2012 commodity needs for contraceptives.

Report on Development of a Draft National Contraceptive Procurement Manual in Pakistan (730 KB)
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Author(s): USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
Date of Publication 2010
The draft National Health Policy 2009 includes policy action as one of a number of policy objectives and actions linked to ensuring access to contraceptives and other health products.

Contraceptive Security Indicators 2009 (2,350 KB)
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Author(s): USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
Date of Publication 2010
This activity highlights a comprehensive set of indicators that can be used to monitor contraceptive security (CS) for programmatic and advocacy purposes. The CS Indicators were developed to reflect key aspects of contraceptive security to help in-country stakeholders monitor and evaluate their country’s CS status. This data set presents CS indicators for 36 countries and builds upon the Strategic Pathway to Reproductive Health Commodity Security (SPARHCS) framework.

Pakistan Workshop Report: Contraceptive Procurement, Quality Assurance, Contracting, Monitoring and Evaluation (364 KB)
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Author(s): USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
Date of Publication 2009
Report on procurement workshop conducted by the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT for procurement officers from Pakistan's MOPW, MOH, National LHW, MNCH and AIDS programs between 28-30 September.