Learning from Coca-Cola

When it comes to expanding medical supply chains in the developing world, there is much to be learned from Coca-Cola’s global-scale production and distribution model, and there is much to be borrowed. There is also much that is impossible to replicate.

Over the past century, new technologies, innovation in delivery models, and increased government support have drastically transformed the health of human populations. Most people living in the developed world now live longer and healthier lives than ever before. Yet for the 1.29 billion people living on less than $1.25 per day, quality health care remains out of reach. The World Health Organization estimates that every year more than 7.6 million children under the age of 5 die and more than 1.7...

Want more? Sorry, the full text of this article is only available to subscribers. Subscribe now.

Already a subscriber? Please log in by entering your email address and password into the red login box at the top-right corner of this page.

Need to register for your premium online access, which is included with your paid subscription? Register here.

Tracker Pixel for Entry

Let Your Values Show

By Nancy Mahon

Using unbranded content to influence global issues can help eliminate doubt about corporate-driven social efforts, help move the needle on global issues, and still fortify the bottom line.

Designed for Support

By Alicia Clegg

Maggie’s Centres, a network of specially built facilities in the United Kingdom, provides cancer patients with a comforting environment.