Explore each category of product through a real-time dashboard that informs both the supplier and the buyer about the number of products that are available on the platform. The dashboard automatically recalibrates itself after every purchase to provide users with real-time information on availability of products.
Procuring institutions find the trend analysis feature of the CDI so compelling because it forecast both demand and supply of COVID-19 essential products. This feature helps the manufacturer to forecast production volumes, while the feature helps the buyer to secure products at optimized prices.
CDI is a supply aggregation platform. This platform consolidates all supplier and manufacturer information across the continent for each product. This ensures that all buyers/offtakers who purchase essential medical supplies through the platform will procure at an optimised price, no matter the quantity of your purchase.
Chief Executive Officer
Innovative Pharmaceutical Association of South Africa (IPASA)
Manager for Public Health, Security and Nutrition Division, African Development Bank
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''I am delighted to observe a platform such as the CDI as an innovative African solution that is not only promoting intra-Africa trade but also addressing one of the biggest public health challenges in a century. I look forward to the impact that it will make across the continent.”
''This is a welcome opportunity for African manufacturers to expand their markets and the initiative presents the added incentive for companies to improve their standards to be eligible to supply reputable clients''
“The platform could potentially greatly benefit FAMPA members. Market access is one of the strategic pillars for the development of the pharmaceutical industry captured in the Africa Union Commission (AUC) endorsed the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Plan for Africa (PMPA) business plan. This platform would facilitate that process”