Archive | SIAPS News

RSS feed for this section

Bangladesh Health and Family Welfare Minister Officially Launches SDP Dashboard Module

The Service Delivery Point (SDP) Dashboard Module of the Directorate General of Family Planning’s (DGFP) electronic Logistics Management Information System (eLMIS; https://scmpbd.org/index.php/lmis-dashboard) was formally launched on November 30, 2016, at the Hotel Pan Pacific Sonargaon, Dhaka (the system was rolled out and has been used since June 2015). The Honorable Minister Mohammad Nasim, Member of […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Technical Program Update: Combating Antimicrobial Resistance with Stronger Health Systems

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the world’s most pressing and urgent global health threats— one that could erode the current progress against tuberculosis (TB), malaria, HIV/AIDS, and many other infectious diseases. In conjunction with World Antibiotic Awareness Week (14-20 November), the SIAPS Program has published a technical program update on Combating Antimicrobial Resistance with Stronger Health […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

SIAPS at the 47th Union World Conference on Lung Health: Oct. 26-29, 2016

SIAPS has an exciting lineup of workshops, panels and poster presentations at this year’s Union Conference that showcase the program’s work towards improving the management of integrated TB services, from prevention and accurate diagnosis to treatment and case management.  Below is a complete list of all SIAPS presentations during the conference. Follow us on Twitter […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

From Data to Action: Data-Informed Decision Making in Strengthening Pharmaceutical Systems (Webinar)

On Thursday, October 13, 2016, the Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services (SIAPS) Program hosted a special webinar and live Q&A session on how access to and use of data helps to build resilient and responsive pharmaceutical systems. Access to and use of quality data and information management tools enables governments, healthcare providers, and […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

SIAPS Cameroon Holds Closing Ceremony Event

SIAPS Cameroon’s Closing Ceremony Event took place on the 25th of August 2016 in Yaoundé. It was chaired by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health, Profesor Koulla-Shiro, and accompanied by the General Inspector of the Ministry of Health, Professeur Biwole Sida, the US Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission, Mr. David Brownstein, the Permanent Secretary […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

SIAPS and K4Health Update and Publish Free e-Learning Courses on Antimicrobial Resistance

By Aubrey Clark, Technical Advisor for Pharmaceutical Services, and Mohan P. Joshi, Principal Technical Advisor and Cluster Lead for Pharmaceutical Services On September 21st, global leaders attending this year’s United Nations General Assembly will discuss one of the most pressing global public health threats of our time: antimicrobial resistance (AMR). This AMR meeting is only the […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

SIAPS presents at the 76th FIP World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Through a sustainable pharmaceutical systems strengthening approach, the SIAPS program shared experiences from Namibia, Ukraine, Vietnam, and South Africa through the following presentations, which aimed to illustrate multi-pronged interventions to address the global burden of disease. SIAPS staff actively participated and presented at the 76th FIP World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Buenos Aires, Argentina. […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Diagnostic and Treatment Guideline and the Pharmaceutical Formulary for Primary Health Facilities

On August 25, 2016, The National Health Service presented the Diagnostic and Treatment Guideline and the Pharmaceutical Formulary for Primary Health Facilities, aiming to improve the early diagnosis and timely treatment of the most important health problems affecting the Dominicans, including -among others- the opportunistic infections in HIV/AIDS patients. SIAPS supported the development of these documents by updating […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

SIAPS Launches Innovative Digital Health Tool in Georgia to Monitor Adverse Drug Reactions

In April 2015, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and Janssen Therapeutics officially launched the bedaquiline donation initiative. As part of this initiative, Janssen committed to providing bedaquiline at no cost to 30,000 patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) over a four-year period. Bedaquiline is the first anti-TB medicine to be approved by the U.S. Food […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Join SIAPS at the International AIDS Conference 2016 held in Durban

The SIAPS Program is committed to contributing to and achieving an AIDS-free generation by improving access to HIV diagnosis, care and treatment. At #AIDS2016, we will present seven poster presentations that showcase our support to national treatment programs using a pharmaceutical systems strengthening approach. Can’t attend AIDS 2016 in person? Follow us on Twitter at […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }