Concept Note: The Global Health Supply Chain

Citation:

Sullivan E, Goentzel J, Weintraub R. Concept Note: The Global Health Supply Chain. Harvard Business Publishing. 2012.

Abstract:

This concept note provides students, providers, and managers with an introduction to the concepts related to global health supply chain management using the functional process view-the broad areas of manufacturing, procurement, and distribution. It explains how patient care and supply chains interface and affect operations and may be useful background reading for the Cases in Global Health Delivery Series.

The Global Health Supply Chain

The Global Health Supply Chain. Source: Prashant Yadav. (Exhibit 1 "Concept Note: The Global Health Supply Chain" case.)

Learning Objectives: To examine the global health supply chain and its importance in global health delivery.

Keywords: Procurement, manufacturing, and distribution, how patient care and supply chains interface and affect operations

Acknowledgements: This Concept Note was prepared with assistance from Sam Slavin and Nikita Carney.
Last updated on 09/16/2016