Why or why not cash….! Learning from the past and looking to the future

26.03.2021 Written by: Amin Maghsoudi – Postdoctoral Researcher at the HUMLOG Institute for Cash and/or Carry Project supported by Academy of Finland Humanitarian assistance comes normally in forms of delivery of goods, services and cash/vouchers. For decades, the latter has been transferred to the vulnerable communities in responding to meeting basic needs and building resilience […]

Your face mask impacts the global supply chains

26.02.2021 Dr. Ioanna Falagara Sigala, Project Researcher at HUMLOG Institute The Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19) pandemic has created a worldwide health crisis with an impact not only on peoples’ lives but also on the global medical supply chain network. In our increasingly interconnected world, the protection of citizens and the delivery of the medical suppliers is a huge challenge. There is high connectivity between individual […]

The HUMLOG Challenge solutions presented

22.01.2021 Today starts a blog series including 5 articles presenting the results of the science competition organised by the Global Business School Network and the HUMLOG Institute at Hanken School of Economics: The HUMLOG Challenge. Each of the posts will be published in Friday afternoon weekly. Below you find the first post from a team […]

When Staying at Home is No Longer an Option: Forced Displacement Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

22.12.2020 By Russell Harpring, PhD Candidate at the HUMLOG Institute “Quédate en casa”, or “Stay at home”, is the mantra of the information campaign led by the Mexican Government to curb the COVID-19 infection rates. In Mexico, over 1.1 million COVID-19 cases have been confirmed, with an estimated 127,000 deaths as of December 2020. Masks […]

Temperature control matters! Fact sheet to prepare for COVID-19 vaccination programmes

(by the team of the HUMLOG Institute: Ioanna Falagara Sigala, Gyöngyi Kovács, Amin Maghsoudi, Wojciech Piotrowicz, Isabell Storsjö, Diego Vega) As various COVID-19 vaccines are in the making, there is a lot we can do to prepare for their handling including necessary cold chain and ultra-cold chain solutions. Here is a fact sheet with reminders […]

Don’t let the latest emergency make you forget about the other urgent issues

26.10.2020 By Félicia Saïah, PhD Candidate at the HUMLOG Institute “Supply chain,” “health emergency,” and “critical inventories” are some of the terms that have been popularized through the current pandemic. Like no other event, this pandemic spread awareness about the supply chain issues linked to responding to a healthcare emergency. The lack of Personal Protective […]