The Positives and Pitfalls of Pooled Procurement
Pooled procurement is a powerful tool to drive affordable access to quality health commodities. Country governments and donors are well placed to drive these types of initiatives, but the mechanism has been underused.
MSH published two papers to help policy makers and supply chain professionals better design, negotiate, and implement pooled procurement mechanisms.
- The Why of Pooled Procurement: an Evaluation of Pros and Cons
- The How of Pooled Procurement: an Evaluation of the Positives and Pitfalls in Design and Execution
Shaping 21st Century Health Supply Chains: The Positives and Pitfalls of Pooled Procurement
Access to safe, effective, and affordable medicines and health commodities is driven in large part by the efficiency of a country’s procurement system…