Empower School of Health is supporting EngenderHealth in developing a digital gender resource toolkit for master trainers in the supply chain of Large-Scale Food Fortification (LSFF) programs with a variety of learning modules. This initiative is being undertaken under the ‘Mainstreaming Gender in LSFF program’ project supported by BMGF and GAIN, covering the food vehicles viz. edible oil fortification, rice fortification and double fortified salt across multiple geographies of India.
Empower School of Health in partnership with East, Central and Southern Africa College of Nursing (ECSACON) organized a stakeholders meeting on 16th February to announce the launch of "Supply Chain Management Curriculum for Frontline Workers in Sub - Saharan Africa". The curriculum is being rolled out in 5 countries which include Kenya, Botswana, South Africa, Rwanda and Nigeria. The key members who participated in the meeting were Chief Nursing Officers, ECSACON country nursing representatives, registrars, regulators, and Presidents of Nursing associations. This initiative aims to help nurses and midwives perform their supply chain responsibilities effectively and efficiently, thus ensuring that medicines and health commodities are delivered at the right place and the right time.
Empower School of Health got the opportunity to take part in 1st Health Working Group meeting held at G20 Summit at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala from 18th Jan to 20th Jan 2023,
It has been an honor to showcase Learning Management Information System during the event which received lots of attraction & interest by delegates.
Empower Swiss in partnership with The International Federation of Pharmaceutical Wholesalers'
Foundation (IFPW) successfully completed the Strategic Training Executive Programme (STEP 2.0)
for Supply Chain leaders in Uganda. It was a six-month programme where the candidates learned to
implement organisational change, resolve conflicts and develop an adaptive approach to
They were coached by experts from Johnson & Johnson, MSD and GlaxoSmithKline along with
facilitators from Empower Swiss and IFPW Foundation. The virtual graduation ceremony was held on
18th November 2022 which was also marked by the presence of the Ministry of Health, Uganda.
Empower School of Health organized and delivered the CEO Forum, in partnership with donors (The
Global Fund, Gates Foundation, GAVI and USAID), and partners (Africa Resource Centre and People
that Deliver) on 11th October 2022.
The event received the participation of 19 supply chain leaders from 12 countries during which
there was a rich exchange of information and ideas on ways to strengthen the supply chain
workforce capacity. This face-to-face meeting will be followed by virtual exchanges and sharing
of information such as: supply chain transformation strategy examples, donors’ priorities,
maturity models, local or regional pharmaceutical manufacturing, mentoring and coaching,
pairing/grouping with other countries and more
Empower launched the project titled "Development of Supply Chain Management
Curriculum for Frontline Health Workers" at the 15th Biennial Scientific
Conference organized by ECSACON. We presented at the plenary session on
"Strengthening nursing and midwifery workforce on supply chain management
through digital learning" where we provided an overview of the supply chain
management courses as well as the learning management system developed for
nurses and midwives working at the frontline.
Empower School of Health is supporting Save the Children for the capacity building of
workers in India. Empower has launched and scaled its digital learning platform called Rapid
Training Solution (RETS). The digital training focuses on hand wash and hygiene, through a
interactive and animated video interface that is reaching rural areas. The front-line
workers will include
ASHA, AWWs, ANMs, and community representatives like school teachers, mothers, children, and
in low socio-economic regions.
Empower School of Health congratulates Plan India for the Impact Awards ceremony held on 23rd July 2022. Prof. Paul Lalvani, Executive Director - Empower School of Health, Guest of Honour for this event highlighted 'Significance of social media in advancing girls' rights and women empowerment.' The Awards recognize the unwavering contributions of the last-mile champions who are at the forefront of helping local communities to bring positive and sustainable change.
Empower Swiss in partnership with the Global Fund organized a two-day training on Bottom-up Quantification for supply chain commodity managers working across referral hospitals in Tanzania from 13th - 14th June 2022. The training was officiated by the Chief Pharmacist, Mr. Daudi Msasi, Ministry of Health, and the in-country supply chain management specialist Mr. Shimelis E. Belaineh, from Global Fund.
It received immense participation from 28 health commodity managers representing all regional referral hospitals in Tanzania's mainland.