Technical Report: Demand Planning Technical Brief

Authored on
December 23, 2020

Demand planning is a key component of supply chain planning. Demand planning involves combining statistical forecasting techniques and judgment to construct demand estimates for medicines to fulfill forecasted patient needs. Accurate demand planning has a profound impact on health outcomes, quality of life, and a nation’s economy. In South Africa, demand planning will assist in improving the availability of medicines used to fight HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis (TB), and other diseases.


December 23, 2020