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Organization Contact Information

Name: Strategic Alliance Management Services Private Limited (SAMS)
Street 1: B01-B03, Vardhman Diamond Plaza
Street 2: Community Centre, D.B. Gupta Road, Paharganj
City: New Delhi
Province: Delhi
Post Code: 110055
Country: India
Phone: +911143580626
Email: srastogi@sams.co.in
Web Site: http://sams.co.in

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms.
First Name: Ritu
Last Name: Khushu
Title: Associate Director (SCM)
Email: rkhushu@sams.co.in
Phone: +911143509964

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Satya
Last Name: Verma
Title: General Manager (Procurement)
Email: satyaverma68@gmail.com
Phone: +911143509964

General Information

Board Constituency: Private sector
Organization Type - Primary: Private Sector
Organization Type - Secondary: Company
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
1. MISSION AND MAIN FOCUS OF WORK OF SAMS:

Focus: SAMS is a focused consultancy, providing exemplary HR and Drugs Logistics Support Services, to the health and development sectors in India.
Lead: SAMS aspires to be best in class service providers, providing consistent, cost-effective and excellent services, recognised to benchmarks, for all the sectors in which we are represented.
Excellence: SAMS constantly raise the bar to innovate and improve. It aims to delight both clients and candidates, with offerings, as well as the service delivery.

SAMS has to date executed more than 500 HR Consulting, Payroll and Logistics engagements for a range of premier development and health sector clients that include bi and multilateral organizations (including a large number of UN agencies), INGOs and leading national NGOs and GOI.

On the logistics side, SAMS have an unblemished track record of enabling the TB and Malaria Control programs to provide comprehensive supply chain management support, inventory management to avoid drug stock-outs across the country, review and evaluation of supply chain management practices at the state and district level including training/capacity building of health officers, pharmacists, etc. and continues to provide innovative and cost-effective solutions

2. WHY SAMS IS INTERESTED IN TUBERCULOSIS:

Since October 2000 till date, SAMS has continuously been involved in Supply Chain Management and Capacity Building for the Revised National Tuberculosis Programme (RNTCP). On a routine monthly/quarterly basis, information is collated from 700+ Districts, 35 State Drug Stores (SDS), and six Government Medical Stores Depots (GMSDs) in respect of status of utilisation and availability of drug stocks to ensure uninterrupted supplies at CHCs/PHCs, Districts and State Drugs Stores.

SAMS has been assisting CTD in developing procurement plans and in preparation of annual indents along with the Schedule of Requirements, consignee lists, delivery schedules etc for both First Line Drugs a
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 26 - 50
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 0
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $100,001-$500,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Stop TB communications
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Involvement in Stop TB Working Groups
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: No
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
• Assisting RNTCP in developing Procurement Plans and an efficient quantification model, for accurate estimation of drugs and commodities on an annual basis and strengthening of procurement systems

• Strengthening of existing RNTCP inventory management systems at the State, District and Sub-district levels, through stringent monitoring and supervisory practices

• Establishment and re-assessing a strong reporting mechanism at all levels (viz. State, District, TUs and PHCs), with a view to strengthening drugs management under the program by establishing a proper monitoring mechanism and/or Logistic Management Information System (LMIS) under RNTCP and to assist the program in ensuring uninterrupted supply of drugs, commodities and equipment under RNTCP

• Capacity building and Training of RNTCP staff and officials engaged in drug management at the State and District levels, in the area of supply chain management of RNTCP drugs and commodities and

• Assisting RNTCP in standardisation of SOPs and its implementation and monitoring to facilitate Inventory system at all levels.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: India
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: South East Asian
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
India

Specializations

Technical Assistance

Specializations in Countries

Technical Assistance India

Contribution

Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

Laboratory Strengthening:
We are the Procurement Agent for Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) in India under RNTCP, Govt. of India. We procure equipment, consumables for laboratories and undertake hiring of agencies for up-gradation of existing labs to BSL-3 labs.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
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Application date: June 27, 2016
Last updated: July 7, 2016