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P4i is a major initiative taking place at the Global Fund which is fundamentally changing the Global Fund’s approach to the procurement of goods and services, to deliver greater value for money and improved impact, in both value and lives saved.
Under the direction of Christopher Game, the Chief Procurement Officer, the Global Fund is setting a new standard for sourcing and procurement in global health.
The P4i vision is :
Several assessments have concluded that particularly in light of the important volume of core and non-core products purchased with Global Fund funding, these investments have not traditionally been optimizing the leveraging possibility that exists. Procurement has tended to be reactive, based on grant disbursement, with spot tendering through procurement service agents and minimal cross agency leverage.
Through P4i, the Global Fund will fundamentally change the way it works across the supply chain. P4i will result in:
P4i is expected to bring benefits to everyone associated with the Global Fund.
…then you will notice the positive impact of this new approach as it rolls out over time.
The P4i project is now rapidly gaining momentum. Members of the Procurement and Supply Chain Management Department together with colleagues elsewhere in the Secretariat are commencing work across a range of areas.
Activities underway include:
Agenda - Global Fund and UNICEF LLIN Suppliers Meeting
Presentations - Global Fund and UNICEF LLIN Suppliers Meeting
Agenda - HIV and Malaria RDT Suppliers Meeting
Presentations - Global Fund HIV and Malaria RDT Suppliers Meeting