NGOs and Other Partners
Non-government organizations (NGOs) play a crucial role in sharing resource needs and coordinating and dispensing donated products during a disaster response. They work in unique and dynamic spaces to support the healthcare supply chain by routing urgently needed medicines and supplies to patients and sharing information across relief agencies and public sector responders.
As technology has advanced and become intertwined in the movement and dispensing of medicines, health IT partners have become integral in protecting and ensuring access to vital healthcare information. The stories below capture snapshots of the incredible efforts and programs NGOs, health IT and other healthcare partners have established during times of crisis.