The Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP) II is the US Agency for International Development Global Health (GH) bureau’s premier Fellowship program that identifies and supports diverse, technically excellent professionals at all levels to achieve the Agency’s health priorities. Through GHFP-II, USAID/GH has created career opportunities for Americans by identifying and training a global health workforce that mirrors the American public and brings a wide range of skills to the global health field.
Ashley Smith is the Senior Supply Chain Advisor in the Supply Chain for Health Division of the Office of HIV/AIDS. In this position, Ashley works with the Supply Chain Management (SCM) Branch as the subject matter expert in SCM issues, such as forecasting, procurement, storage and distribution, and health systems strengthening. She also supports in-country teams with technical guidance, and with reviewing and monitoring country procurement plans to ensure supply chain strategies are robust, effective, and efficient. Ashley comes the Senior Supply Chain Advisor position after completing her previous GHFP-II fellowship as the Health Commodity and Logistics Technical Advisor with USAID/Rwanda, where she was responsible for accurate planning, implementation, management, monitoring, results reporting, advocacy, and performance improvement of USAID commodity procurement and logistics activities.
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