This guide is written for the DOH Philippines’ LMD. It can be used as support material in the training and development of new and existing staff involved in warehouse and distribution operations at all levels, particularly those who are involved in the process of receiving, putaway and storing, picking and packing, and dispatching of FP, TB, and other health commodities in DOH warehouses.
Department of Health Training Guide on Warehousing and Distribution of Family Planning, TB, and other Health Commodities in the Philippines
Development of Standard Operating Procedures to Strengthen Demand and Supply Planning of DOH Philippines
In line with the objective of the Department of Health (DOH) to strengthen supply chain management for pharmaceuticals and health commodities and ensure access for all Filipinos, this technical assistance aimed to support the DOH in strengthening demand and supply planning for pharmaceuticals. The assistance aimed to facilitate consensus building to harmonize demand and supply planning activities of the DOH, initiate the development of selected SOPs on demand and supply planning at the central level, identify data sets and requirements for performing consumption-based quantification for selected commodities.
The goal of warehouse operations is to satisfy client needs and requirements while effectively utilizing space, equipment, and labor. Warehouse management refers to the monitoring, control, and optimization of warehouse and transportation systems. The objectives of this assessment were to review the existing warehouse management system, including space, equipment, tools, and processes, and identify key requirements and technical specifications for the implementation of WMS technology that is tailored to the Republic of the Philippines’ public health supply system needs.
Implementing QuanTB to Improve Forecasting, Supply Planning, and Early Warning Systems for TB Medicines: Philippines Report
SIAPS conducted an evaluation of its TB technical assistance and the QuanTB implementation in Philippines. Specific objectives were to determine:
- Key achievements or results of SIAPS QuanTB technical assistance in Philippines
- Experiences and perspectives of the beneficiaries from the NTP
- Challenges and lessons learned
This report summarizes key aspects and results of the analysis for Philippines.
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