Archive Niger

Deployment of the HIV and AIDS Commodity Management Tool OSPSIDA in Six Focus Countries in West and Central Africa: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Guinea, Niger, and Togo

The availability and quality of HIV commodity, including antiretrovirals and HIV test kits, increases the demand for HIV care services and enables the scale-up of antiretroviral therapy. In West Africa and Central Africa, stock-outs often occurred because of poor coordination and information sharing among partners and lack of a reliable early warning system. With funding … Read more

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Transition of the HIV and AIDS Commodity Management Tool (OSPSIDA) to the West African Health Organization and Cameroon: Lessons Learned and Recommendations

USAID’s West African office asked SIAPS to provide support to six countries in the West and Central African region—Burkina Faso, Benin, Cameroon, Guinea, Niger, and Togo—to establish a web-based regional dashboard ( that will create an early warning system (EWS) to monitor HIV and AIDS commodities and to detect and minimize the risk of stock-out … Read more

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Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services: Malaria Quarterly Update – January—March 2016

Working closely with the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) in both Washington and PMI- focus countries, the US Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services (SIAPS) Program aims to ensure the availability of quality pharmaceutical products and effective pharmaceutical services in support of PMI objectives. To this end, and based … Read more

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Strengthening the Malaria Supply Chain in Niger

SIAPS Program provides support to the US President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) country programs to address challenges to ensuring an uninterrupted supply of high-quality medicines and commodities as well as their appropriate use. SIAPS Program collaborates with PMI and field programs to strengthen pharmaceutical management systems for the benefit of national malaria control programs (NMCP). In … Read more

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Technical Assistance to Niger Country Coordinating Mechanism for Global Fund New Funding Model Concept Note

Globally, Sub-Saharan Africa remains most severely affected by HIV, accounting for 69 percent of the people living with HIV worldwide. Alerts of stock-outs of life-saving drugs for antiretroviral treatment (ART) and treating opportunistic infections have emerged from a number of countries in West Africa (WA). To address these recurrent pharmaceutical supply management issues and provide … Read more

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Technical Assistance to the National Malaria Control Program to Strengthen the Malaria Supply Chain in Niger

The entire Nigerien population is exposed to malaria. However, pregnant women and children under 5 years of age are the most vulnerable groups and frequently develop severe malaria. The epidemiology of malaria in Niger is characterized by stable endemicity with a seasonal increase during and after the rainy season (June to December). The latest outbreak … Read more

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Technical Assistance to the National Malaria Control Program to Strengthen the Malaria Supply Chain in Niger

Malaria remains a major public health problem in Niger. Over the past four years, an average of 3,800,000 presumed cases of malaria were recorded per year (equivalent to an incidence rate of 24,910 cases per 100,000 inhabitants) and an annual average of 2,862 deaths (or a mortality rate of 0.25%). Malaria represents 31% of all … Read more

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Information Systems and Coordination for Managing HIV and AIDS Related Commodities

The West and Central African regions have a low HIV prevalence. Because of the low number of patients on ART and limited technical and financial support, these regions have experienced frequent stock-outs of ARVs posing a serious risk to patients on ART and increasing the risk of HIV drug resistance in the region. As a … Read more

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