BY: Abubakar Mohammed
Adamawa State Primary Health Care Development Agency in collaboration with UNFPA and Federal Ministry of Health has conducted one day stakeholders meeting on how to integrate and Unified State Supply Chain.
Delivering his goodwill message, the UNFPA state focal person Mr Auwal Abubakar said the essence of the meeting is to work out modalities that will improve the design and implementation of unified supply chain system in the state; according to him, the new system if fully developed will cover the last mile distribution of vaccines as well as improve services such as HIV, TB, Malaria, family planning and general reproductive health systems.
In her welcome address, the state reproductive health coordinator Mrs Amina Mohammed said the expected outcomes of the meeting is to review the current supply chain, integrate system design including preliminary costing, review status of state LMCU formation and progress implementation and fashion out standard timeline for the design and implementation of functional LMCU for the year 2016.
Topics presented during the meeting covers General overview of current supply chain and development partner support from 2008 to date. Program officers of Malaria, HIV/TB, Vaccines/Immunization, ICCM and LMCU State coordinators are in attendance.