As the East Coast braces for blizzard-like conditions, some may grumble about weather-related closings of schools, workplaces and government offices. They may look at the weather reports and think it is all much ado about nothing. While that may be true in some areas, Pinar Keskinocak and Julie Swann, co-directors of Georgia Tech's Health & Humanitarian Logistics Center, say leaders must make decisions about closings and preparations early -- even when there is still uncertainty about weather conditions.
On May 16th, 27 practitioners from around the world completed the professional certificate program in Health & Humanitarian Supply Chain Management at Georgia Tech, offered by the Center for Health and Humanitarian Systems (HHS).
Former head of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER), Anthony Banbury, will share lessons learned from Ebola response logistics in West Africa as the keynote speaker at the 2015 Conference on Health and Humanitarian Logistics next November 18-20th in South Africa. Registration for the conference is now live on the conference website- please see more information in link attached.