Ep 6 – Kenya Medical Aid Supply Chain & ISO 9001

Welcome back to #QualityMatters with husband and wife due Kyle and Darci chambers.  Today we are exploring the impact of a Quality Management System, specifically against ISO 9001 for Kenya Pharma.  For those of you, like us who didn’t know, Kenya Pharma is a project, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by Chemonics International. Basically that means that Kenya Pharma ensures a reliable supply of high-quality, low-priced pharmaceutical commodities for people with HIV/AIDS in Kenya.

Setting the stage

Kenya Pharma operates a demand-driven (pull) distribution system with 169 facilities submitting orders to the central warehouse. In partnership with DHL-Kenya for distribution and with Phillips Healthcare Services Ltd. for warehousing, Kenya Pharma effectively engages the private sector in the developing world to deliver results.

Check out the Article here for yourself.

http://asq.org/quality-progress/2013/06/supplier-quality/to-all-corners-of-kenya.html

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