- 2013 Health and Humanitarian Logistics Conference
June 4, 2013
The 2013 Conference on Health and Humanitarian Logistics: The Unique Logistical Challenges for Humanitarian Response in Asia will be held June 4-5, 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, Malayasia. The conference, which was initiated and organized by the Georgia Tech Health and Humanitarian Logistics Center since 2009, will be hosted by the Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI), a member of the MIT Global SCALE Network.
Ramudhin and Ratliff Author Recent Study on Port Performance in Belize, Central America, and Dominican RepublicMay 9, 2013
Amar Ramudhin and Don Ratliff were authors of a recent study, titled "Assessment of Port Performance and Port Connectivity Study in Belize, Central America, and the Dominican Republic," which was released at the annual meeting of the Inter-American Development Bank in Panama March 14-17.
Sweeping revisions to Costa Rica's medical-products registration process are receiving one last in-house review before the final recommendations are delivered to officials at the Ministry of Health. The project, initiated at the request of Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla, is one of three major initiatives on the docket at Georgia Tech's Costa Rica Trade, Innovation, and Productivity Center.
Jaymie Forrest, managing director of the Georgia Tech Supply Chain & Logistics Institute, is highlighted as part of Supply & Demand Chain Executive's first-ever “Top Female Leaders of the Supply Chain”.
Georgia Tech has brought its world-class logistics know-how to Panama with the founding of the Georgia Tech Panama Logistics Innovation & Research Center, which aims to bolster the supply chain and logistics systems that will power Panama into the future.
Mallory Soldner, a Ph.D. student in the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering, has been selected as the Institute of Industrial Engineers representative for the 2013 New Faces of Engineering, a program that honors promising young engineers who are contributing greatly to society, thus promoting the image of engineering globally.
Emmanuel Hess, general manager of the Georgia Tech Trade, Innovation & Productivity Center in San Jose, Costa Rica, authored the Cool Insights column for the November/December 2012 issue of Food Logistics, titled “More Than Food Traceability: The Case of Cassava Exporters from Costa Rica.”
Faculty members in ISyE are working to identify and develop solutions across the wide-ranging, critically important field of food traceability.
We should pause from the mad race to spend billions of dollars expanding East and Gulf Coast ports to accommodate larger ships and re-evaluate our strategy. The sooner the ports decide on where they fit into the system, the better off the nation will be.
To address the agroterrorism threat, researchers at ISyE are developing a model of food supply chains that federal agencies and corporations can use to determine how best to protect the nation’s food supply from intentional acts of biological, chemical, physical, or radioactive contamination.
A new online tool takes the guesswork out of developing individualized catch-up immunization schedules by allowing parents and health care providers to easily create a schedule that ensures missed vaccines and future vaccines are administered according to approved guidelines.
Georgia Tech Center for Health and Humanitarian Logistics Begins Second Year of Health and Humanitarian Logistics Professional Education CoursesOctober 26, 2012
This executive learning program is designed for practitioners in non-governmental organizations, government, and industries who are active participants in humanitarian relief operations, long-term health or development environments who are seeking to develop logistics strategies and to build skills to improve decision making in preparedness, response and system design.