2.6 Reducing Barriers to Logistics and Supply Chains

This Regional Grant has been completed

Round Two grants support improvements in external quality assurance of laboratory testing, training, quality diagnostics, and policy and advocacy.

This grant will focus on the regional barriers to sustainability of laboratory services which can inhibit the delivery of quality assured microbiology laboratory testing and the collection of surveillance data. Examples include supply chain management and customs regulations in relation to diagnostic equipment and laboratory consumables; government involvement in and capacity for planning and purchasing of quality materials, storage and transportation routes, and organisational / institutional barriers.

International Procurement Agency


Apr 2020 - Dec 2020