UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS, and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, are to support the expansion of a medical drone network in Ghana with California-based automated logistics company Zipline to provide on-demand emergency deliveries of medical supplies.
Wirral University Teaching Hospital is switching some £3 million of its spending to NHS Supply Chain rather than buying direct from suppliers.
The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply has been awarded a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to improve the procurement of healthcare and medicines across Africa.
NHS Supply Chain has stopped offering fax machines to the health service in a move designed to improve data security and encourage investment in new technology.
Walgreens Boots Alliance has launched a $1 billion cost saving programme that includes division optimisation initiatives, global smart spending, global smart organisation and digitalisation of the enterprise.