Redesigning Sample Transportation in Malawi Through Improved Data Sharing and Daily Route Optimization

Gibson, E and Deo, S and Jónasson, J O and Kachule, M and Palamountain, K M (2020) Redesigning Sample Transportation in Malawi Through Improved Data Sharing and Daily Route Optimization. Working Paper. SSRN.

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Abstract

Based on analysis of over 20,000 samples and results transported during July-October 2019, we show that the implementation of OST routes reduced average ST delays by approximately 25%. In addition, the proportion of unnecessary trips by ST couriers decreased by 55%.

Affiliation: Indian School of Business
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Deo, S
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-3233-6014
Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Global Health, Healthcare Access, Vehicle Routing, Transportation Networks, mHealth
Subjects: Operations Management
Depositing User: Gurusrinivasan K
Date Deposited: 12 May 2021 01:07
Last Modified: 12 May 2021 01:07
URI: https://eprints.exchange.isb.edu/id/eprint/1478
Publisher URL: https://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3712556
Publisher OA policy: https://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3712556
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