Project Last Mile Featured on CNBC Africa Series
March 2, 2020
Project Last Mile (PLM)‘s eSwatini project has been featured on the March 1 episode of The Secret Formula, a CNBC Africa documentary series. Through the series, the Coca-Cola Company has partnered with CNBC Africa and Forbes Africa to share the human stories of the work Coca-Cola and its partners do across communities in the Southern and Eastern Africa regions. The Secret Formula is airing on CNBC Africa over five months and is also available on the CNBC Africa website. In addition to the March 1 episode, Project Last Mile will also be featured in a future episode.
Launched in 2009, Project Last Mile (PLM) is a pioneering cross-sector partnership between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, The Global Fund, The Coca-Cola Company and The Coca-Cola Foundation to help improve uptake of life-saving health services and enable medicines go the “last mile” to communities in Africa.
GETF serves as the fiduciary and partnership manager for Project Last Mile and the Yale Global Health Leadership Institute serves as the monitoring and evaluation partner for the program. Project Last Mile improves the availability of life-saving medicines in Africa by sharing and translating the expertise and network of the Coca-Cola System with Ministries of Health and their partners. PLM brings together subject matter experts, Coca-Cola partners and Coca-Cola staff to design a picture of success and deliver a customized solution to critical challenges.