Ensure a Logistical System that Supports Proper Waste Management and a Steady Provision of Supplies

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Maintaining a strong logistics system is challenging, yet critical to the success of a community-based access to injectables (CBA2I) program, particularly where there has been no or limited access. An adequate logistics system must fulfill six rights: having the right goods, in the right quantities, in the right condition delivered to the right place, at the right time, for the right cost. This section of the toolkit identifies a number of important considerations that must be taken into account when designing and assessing a logistics system. The Commodities Tracking Form for CHW Program, available as part of Appendix 6 of the Implementation Handbook, helps service providers track their stock of contraceptive supplies.