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Despite Some Improvement In Chemonics’ Global Health Supply Chain Deliveries, USAID Calls Results ‘Unacceptable’

Devex: Exclusive: USAID calls latest health project results ‘unacceptable,’ Chemonics cites ‘turning point’
“The U.S. Agency for International Development says the performance of its largest-ever contract ‘remains unacceptable,’ while the agency’s implementing partner, Chemonics International, maintains the most recent report ‘marks a turning point for the project.’ The Global Health Supply Chain — Procurement Supply Management project, a $9.5 billion effort that coordinates the procurement, shipment, and monitoring of lifesaving global health commodities to 55 countries, released its latest quarterly report Thursday. For the quarter ending on June 30, 2017, the project delivered 23 percent of its shipments ‘on time and in full’ … a modest improvement from the seven percent OTIF rate reported in the previous quarter…” (Igoe, 10/13).