Monday, November 17, 2014 - 08:00 to 09:15
Goa,India 17th -22nd November

 International Certificate Course

Ensuring product quality in procurement and supply chain of health commodities 

(Designed for professionals from National Drug Regulatory Authority and procurement and supply chain organisations)

 Course Objective

- Gaining a better understanding of the fundamentals of quality in procurement and supply chain

- How to budget for quality assurance activities in the procurement budget

- Drafting better policies to ensure quality products in public health programs

- Gaining hands-on experience in writing QA plans

The course is a combination of policy, strategy, planning and implementation. It is meant for policy makers, planners, public health professionals, and various types of pharmacists and scientists. The course provides an accelerated but solid overview of Quality Assurance in Procurement and Supply Chain. The course is targeted at: Pharmacists, chemists, microbiologists, health professionals, medical doctors working in public health programs and industry (government, NGOs, civil society, academia, industry) Procurement and supply chain professionals working in procurement, warehousing, distribution, policy, planning, quality assurance Physicians and healthcare professionals from HIV, TB, malaria and RMNCH Community-based organisations and treatment activists

The course is conducted in English and requires students to work in both written and spoken English

Tuition Fee : 1950 € Tuition fee includes: Training, reading course material, CDROMs, conference room, lunch, 2 coffee breaks, gala dinner, graduation ceremony, certificates, technical support for each participant for 12 months

Accommodation: We will suggest a few hotels near the conference venue. All participants must make their own bookings

Registration deadline: 31 October, 2014

Limited seats available (people on the waitlist during the last course will be given priority)

To apply, please request for registration form or download from website: