Gashaw Shiferaw

Gashaw Shiferaw

Principal Technical Advisor, Supply Chain Management, MTaPS Program

Gashaw Shiferaw is an expert in supply chain and pharmaceutical management with more than 20 years of experience working in low- and middle-income countries. Before joining MSH, where he is currently serving as the Supply Chain Technical Lead and point of contact for emergency supply chain for the COVID-19 Response Team of the USAID Medicines, Technologies, and Pharmaceutical Services (MTaPS) Program, he led the development and implementation of supply chain strategies in the Philippines and designed and implemented supply chain system emergency strengthening strategies in multiple countries. He led the design and implementation of logistics management information systems (both electronic and paper-based systems) in Ethiopia, Eswatini, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. Shiferaw has co-developed multiple supply chain guidelines and standard operating procedures and facilitated long-term demand forecasts in multiple countries for various health program products.

A pharmacist by training, Shiferaw is an APICS certified supply chain expert who holds a master’s degree in pharmaceutical sciences.

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