To All Corners of Kenya

Abstract:The ISO 9001 requirements for building a quality management system (QMS) provide a framework for business operations that capture the intricacies of supply chain processes while simultaneously providing a method for improving operations. This article presents a case study of using an ISO 9001 approach to supply chain management, focusing on the ISO 9001-certified Kenya Pharma project, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by Chemonics International. Kenya Pharma ensures a reliable supply of high-quality, low-priced pharmaceutical commodities for people with HIV/AIDS in Kenya. The author concludes that Using ISO 9001 requirements as an operational foundation for Kenya Pharma's supply chain was a strategic investment to holistically capture all aspects of the supply chain and serve as a guide for staff and a blueprint for successful supply chain operations in the developing world. This method, in turn, can be duplicated worldwide and potentially scaled …

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I absolutely love this article. I love that they were doing things well and sought to improve. That's what our company, Texas Quality Assurance, is all about.
--Darci Chambers, 07-01-2019

i am impressed that a Kenyan firm is reaping from QMS I woulld like to do the same here in Kenya
--Laban, 11-15-2014

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