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May 3rd is #GiveBIG!
Due to the generosity of the Seattle Foundation's collective GiveBIG campaign, your donation to VillageReach is worth more NOW than any other day of the year.

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Closing the Gap: 3 Things I Would Like to See

Last week we celebrated World Immunization Week with the global community, shining a light on those who make #vaccineswork at the last mile. One of our VillageReach champions, Dr. Ramos Mboane, Provincial Chief Medical Officer in Mozambique, shares insights on key issues facing countries, and positive progress in Mozambique.

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Looking to the Sky : UAVs at the Last Mile

Could UAVs Reduce Waiting Time for Pediatric HIV Test Results?

I have experienced quite a few “firsts” since joining VillageReach, but by far one of the most exciting is the experience participating in the first tests of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) (commonly known as drones) for HIV sample transport* in Malawi.

Read the Full Post - By Nora Phillips, Associate, Health Systems

News & Blogs:

The Price of Regular Distribution: Fueling Our Investment in Rotavirus Vaccines

What do vaccines and vending machines have in common? Using data to improve vaccine delivery in Benin

OpenLMIS 2.0 is here!

Time to Take Stock: VillageReach's commitment to eliminate stockouts of reproductive health supplies worldwide.

Leadership: The Magic Bullets of Supply Chains?

Schwab Foundation For Social Entrepreneurship brings VillageReach President to Davos

Your Support: Reaching More with CCPF

Donor support and new partners like Johnson & Johnson will help expand and enhance CCPF in the coming year.

Along with donor support, a new partnership with Johnson & Johnson will help fund improvements and activities to help reach more families through Chipatala Cha Pa Foni (CCPF, or Health Center by Phone), improving access to health information and services, and decreasing the burden on overtaxed health workers and under-resourced health facilities.

Learn More - From Jodi-Ann Burey, Associate, Health Systems

Papers and Publications:

OpenLMIS - An Introduction - A new overview highlights the role and benefits of OpenLMIS, open-source software for managing health supply chains.

Final 20 Policy Paper Series -  The Series looks at the different components of the supply chain, addresses the challenges faced at the last mile for distribution and presents examples of innovative approaches to address those challenges.
Thank you for Supporting Life-Saving Innovation
Individual donations are critical to our mission, supporting new technologies, programs and policy change for sustainable and scalable health solutions at the last mile.

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