About Prashant Yadav
Prashant Yadav is a Senior Research Fellow and Director of the Healthcare Research Initiataive at the William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan. Previously he was a Professor of Supply Chain Management at the MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program and a Research Affiliate at the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics.
Prashant’s research explores the functioning of pharmaceutical supply chains using a combination of empirical, analytical and qualitative approaches. His more recent work involves supply chains for medicines in sub-Saharan Africa and other resource limited environments . In this work he collaborates closely with leading policy organizations and philanthropic foundations. Prashant serves as a consultant and adviser in the area of pharmaceutical supply chains to the World Bank, World Health Organization, UK Department for International Development, Roll Back Malaria Partnership, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Medicines for Malaria Venture and many other global health organizations. He is the author of many scientific publications and his work has been featured in prominent print and broadcast media.
Prashant obtained his Bachelor of Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, his MBA from the FORE School of Management and his PhD from the University of Alabama. Before academia, Prashant worked for many years in the area of pharmaceutical strategy, analytics and supply chain consulting.
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University of Michigan
Website: http://www.umich.edu/ Type: Academic Institution Country: United States About: Internationally renowned for research and education, the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, offers a wide variety of degree programs for undergraduate and graduate students.
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Dear Corine and David, I fully agree with both of you that reminders for adherence to treatment protocol are not the only way, and perhaps not always the recommended and sustainable way either. Rwanda's success with PBF and other interventions is notable. I still ask the question: Is there a ...
Prashant Yadav started a discussion "The effect of mobile phone text-message reminders on adherence to malaria treatment protocols". in the Malaria Treatment & Prevention community.
Malaria treatment provided by healthcare workers often differs from national recommended guidelines on case management. A recent study published in the Lancet (Volume 378, Issue 9793, Pages 795 - 803, 27 August 2011) used a randomized control trial to understand the impact of text-message reminders sent to health workers' mobile ...
Prashant Yadav started a discussion "Fixing financing flow uncertainities to guarantee higher availability of LLINs and other malaria commodities". in the Malaria Treatment & Prevention community.
Even though there is significant international funding for LLINs, ACTs and other interventions, the unpredictability in funding often leads to stock-outs or high procurement prices due to emergency procurement. In some cases this also leads to overstocking and wastage because the quantity procured is for the entire year but it ...
Prashant Yadav started a discussion "Seeking study coordinator for a malaria operational research study in Tanzania". in the Malaria Treatment & Prevention community.
We looking for a field study coordinator for one of our projects in Tanzania. Someone who has past experience of coordinating a field research project and can start relatively quickly. The position will be based in Dar-e-Salaam.
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