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Global Health Supply Chain is Having a Moment - A Covid Conversation with Expert Maeve Magner

August 07, 2020 Mark Valley / Maeve Magner Episode 44
The Live Drop
Global Health Supply Chain is Having a Moment - A Covid Conversation with Expert Maeve Magner
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The Live Drop
Global Health Supply Chain is Having a Moment - A Covid Conversation with Expert Maeve Magner
Aug 07, 2020 Episode 44
Mark Valley / Maeve Magner

In this episode we gather some expert intelligence about global health supply chains, and how they are adapting to the demands and limitations of the Covid-19 pandemic. My guest Maeve Magner is an industry renowned global health supply chain advisor who’s clients include: Foundation for New Diagnostics, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, The Global Fund, and the GAVI Vaccine Alliance.  

Maeve informs from Ireland about the fundamentals of supply chain management from manufacturing, forecasting, and distribution of testing kits, vaccines and production of PPE across the world.  From her almost thirty years of experience Maeve offers us a prognosis for how the pandemic could likely play out. The good news is that there have already been some remarkable innovations and initiatives that are helping bring this crisis under control - some of which are:

WIAOptimization of buildings using internet of things and now being leveraged to manage the return to office

Parsyl Risk Management via Smart Temp Monitors & Data driven insurance products 

Clinic 365Patient engagement platform, scaled up during covid as GPs went to virtual appointments.

Zenysis Interoperability Platform, scaled up virtual control rooms for governments in covid response.

Wingcopter – Drone delivery company from vaccines in Vanuatu to insulin in Ireland 

For those interested in Supply Chain Management:

Association for Supply Chain Management 

Council of Supply Chain Management Professional

University of Michigan


Related Resources:

GAVI - The Latest on the Covid-19 Vaccine Race

FIND - Rapid Diagnostic Tests for Covid-19

EU eyes COVID-19 vaccines, shuns WHO-led alliance


Live Drop Episode 044


 

Show Notes

In this episode we gather some expert intelligence about global health supply chains, and how they are adapting to the demands and limitations of the Covid-19 pandemic. My guest Maeve Magner is an industry renowned global health supply chain advisor who’s clients include: Foundation for New Diagnostics, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, The Global Fund, and the GAVI Vaccine Alliance.  

Maeve informs from Ireland about the fundamentals of supply chain management from manufacturing, forecasting, and distribution of testing kits, vaccines and production of PPE across the world.  From her almost thirty years of experience Maeve offers us a prognosis for how the pandemic could likely play out. The good news is that there have already been some remarkable innovations and initiatives that are helping bring this crisis under control - some of which are:

WIAOptimization of buildings using internet of things and now being leveraged to manage the return to office

Parsyl Risk Management via Smart Temp Monitors & Data driven insurance products 

Clinic 365Patient engagement platform, scaled up during covid as GPs went to virtual appointments.

Zenysis Interoperability Platform, scaled up virtual control rooms for governments in covid response.

Wingcopter – Drone delivery company from vaccines in Vanuatu to insulin in Ireland 

For those interested in Supply Chain Management:

Association for Supply Chain Management 

Council of Supply Chain Management Professional

University of Michigan


Related Resources:

GAVI - The Latest on the Covid-19 Vaccine Race

FIND - Rapid Diagnostic Tests for Covid-19

EU eyes COVID-19 vaccines, shuns WHO-led alliance


Live Drop Episode 044