PEPFAR pharmacist thrives on unusual challenges

Traynor, Kate
November 2009
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;11/15/2009, Vol. 66 Issue 22, p1982
Academic Journal
The article reports on the involvement of pharmacist Mike Hope in ensuring medications for the program President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) in the U.S. It is stressed that Hope will be responsible for the distribution of right medications for the program. It is stated that Hope helps to oversee the work of the Supply Chain Management System (SCMS), an international collaborative venture headed by Partnership for Supply Chain Management Inc. of Arlington, Virginia.


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