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Nigeria’s Efforts To Improve Vaccine Supply Chain Can Serve As Model For Other Countries

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: Simple But Impactful: Transforming Nigeria’s Vaccine Supply Chain
Inuwa Yau, an immunization specialist with UNICEF Nigeria, and Mahmud Mustapha Zubair, director of the Department of Logistics and Health Commodities at NPHCDA, write, “With support from Gavi, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, UNICEF, and other partners, the Nigeria National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) recently created and rolled out a national vaccine stock performance management (VSPM) dashboard,” which “has been cited as a strong example of how better supply chain data and processes lead to increased access” (12/16).