This course is designed to introduce you to the basic concepts of the supply chain management of medicines and medical products, in the context of low and middle income countries' public health systems. Many of the issues of healthcare quality and safety are consequences of a poor supply chain management of medicines. It is estimated that, globally, an average 25% of the total health expenditure is spent on medicines, with poorer countries spending as much as 30%. Knowledge of the supply chain cycle of medicines and practical skills to enhance its management are important, not only for staff in leadership positions but also for health workers in general. Supply chain management activities are fundamental to any health programme performance and all personnel involved, whether it's an inventory manager in a warehouse, a pharmacist in a health facility or a procurement officer at the central medical store, must have a good understanding of the basic principles of supply chain management.
- Lead facilitator: Griet Samyn
Practical information on how to enrol
Our courses are priced at 450 euros. Participants from low and middle income countries pay 390 euros. We offer discounts for groups of 10 and more participants, please contact email@example.com.
If you are interested to enrol in the next session of this course listed below with starting date, the registration key will be emailed to you as soon as your payment has been received.
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Level of effort: 4 hours per week
Certificate: on successful completion
Badge: on successful completion
Terms and conditions
- Cancellation is only possible before course starting date: the total amount received (excluding bank charges) will be refunded or kept for a future session by written request. Cancellation after the enrolment deadline of the course is not possible. However, if due to unforeseen circumstances a participant drops out of the course during its implementation, s/he can send a written request for re-enrolment. When approved, the candidate will be allowed to re-enrol in a future session within the year after receiving this permission, at an additional cost of 50 euros.
- i+solutions reserves the right to cancel or reschedule courses in case of unforeseen circumstances. Candidates and sponsors will be notified no later than one week before the start date of the course. The cost of training can be refunded in full, or by written request, be used for a later course session.