To achieve a stable supply of TB medicines and related products, GDF aims to maintain a sufficient number of suppliers through evolving sourcing strategies. This involves understanding and supporting suppliers’ interests and encouraging new suppliers to enter the market.

The following principles guide all of GDF’s procurement activities:

  • best value for money
  • fairness, integrity and transparency
  • effective competition
  • best interest of GDF

GDF’s procurement approaches vary by product category, such as medicines or diagnostics, or obtaining procurement agent services or other technical services.