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U.N. World Food Programme, Partners Developing Supply Chain Information Platform To Better Respond To Health Emergencies

U.N. News Centre: New U.N. supply chain system to slash delays, save lives in large-scale health crises
“In collaboration with partners and as a part of a global supply chain network, the United Nations emergency food relief agency has set about developing the first-ever information platform to better manage supply chains and efficiently match deliveries with demand in responding to large-scale health emergencies such as pandemic outbreaks. … The new system will bring together supply chain and logistics information and enable end-to-end tracking of pandemic response items such as protective clothing and medical equipment within a country facing an outbreak, thereby helping ensure quick and appropriate delivery of supplies to people in need…” (3/9).

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