Audit of USAID/Mozambique’s Procurement and Distribution of Commodities for the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief

Recommendations

Recommendation 1

USAID/Mozambique issue and implement guidance to its implementing partners prohibiting the use or distribution of expired PEPFAR commodities and requiring that expired commodities be returned to the provincial and central warehouses for disposal.

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Recommendation 2

USAID/Mozambique, in collaboration with the Supply Chain Management System and the Ministry of Health's Center for Medicines and Medical Supplies, incorporate measures to improve commodity storage conditions into project work plans.

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Recommendation 3

USAID/Mozambique, in cooperation with the Supply Chain Management System, develop and implement a monitoring and evaluation plan for PEPFAR commodity storage to ensure that commodities are stored in accordance with John Snow International/Deliver Guidelines for Proper Storage of Health Commodities.

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Recommendation 4

USAID/Mozambique, in collaboration with the Supply Chain Management System, provide a Portuguese translation of the John Snow International/Deliver Guidelines for Proper Storage of Health Commodities and distribute the guidelines to all warehouses storing PEPFAR commodities as a reference for warehouse personnel and develop an action plan with milestones to conduct inventory management training as part of ongoing and regular site visits.

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Recommendation 5

USAID/Mozambique develop action plans to conduct regular site visits to health facilities and storage warehouses that use and store PEPFAR commodities.

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Recommendation 6

USAID/Mozambique collaborate with Mozambique's Ministry of Health to develop procedures to provide USAID/Mozambique with improved access to Ministry of Health project sites.

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Recommendation 7

USAID/Mozambique develop specific procedures to validate reported data from service providers in conjunction with site visits.

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Recommendation 8

USAID/Mozambique develop procedures and implement a plan to verify partner compliance with USAID's branding requirements.

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