Écoutez les réflexions d’août du Dr Nkechi Olalere, Directeur Exécutif, Centre de Ressources pour les Achats Strategiques en Afrique (SPARC) Le COVID-19 a démontré qu’aucun pays ne dispose de la capacité de mettre en place une riposte pleinement efficace. Depuis le moment où la pandémie a frappé la plupart des pays, la propagation communautaire est […]
The August Reflections are a summary of what we focused on for the month – Governance for Purchasing for COVID-19
You cannot have development in today’s world without partnering with the private sector – Hillary Clinton Typically, discussions about the private sector revolve around the private-for-profit sector. Although this is an important sub-sector of the private sector, it is not all there is. The private sector refers to non-state actors; they could be for-profit or […]
How can countries leverage data/information for purchasing at this critical time, given that we know that in most countries in Africa, the systematic use of data for decision-making is still not optimal?
The world Health Organization asserts that a strategic purchaser prioritizes primary healthcare (PHC) and protects funding for those services. In the wake of COVID-19, it appeared that primary healthcare services were taking a back seat as countries mounted an appropriate response to COVID-19. This was not surprising, given that this same scenario played out with […]