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Last mile delivery of commodities

How might we improve the supply chains of sexual and reproductive health commodities down to the community level in areas affected by or at risk of humanitarian crises?

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The “last mile” is the most fragile part of a supply chain and the first to break down during an emergency. Barriers to transportation, logistical challenges, poor human resources, and a lack of transparency in the supply chain often prevent life saving commodities from reaching communities that need them. Girls and women often disproportionately experience the effects of this system breakdown. 

We’re eager to learn about ideas that consider how to engage decision makers and other key stakeholders, the capacity and training of relevant staff or health care workers, commodity management and security, and procurement.

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TVEP develops & facilitates interventions to address VAW&C in resource-poor settings, in accordance with community expressed needs

TVEP develops & facilitates interventions to address VAW&C in resource-poor settings, in accordance with community expressed needs

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Dolly pads  helps an impoverished adolescent girl child in Northern Uganda to stay in school by giving them free reusable sanitary pads.

Dolly pads helps an impoverished adolescent girl child in Northern Uganda to stay in school by giving them free reusable sanitary pads.

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