9th International Workshop on Global Health Procurement and Supply Chain Management

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9th International Workshop on Global Health Procurement and Supply Chain Management

18 Jun 2018   To   22 Jun 2018    Bangkok, Thailand

• Provide participants with a strategic approach and understanding of PSM, regulatory affairs and quality assurance.

• Apply the principles of PSM, Regulatory and Quality in medicines, diagnostics and vaccines

• Obtain direct experience through field trips and visits to UN agencies, international NGOs, and the Thai MoH

• Engage in peer-to-peer learning with delegates from different countries and organizations

The course is targeted at:
• health professionals in public health programs (donors, government, private sector, NGOs, civil society, academia
• people interested in working in the areas of global health procurement and supply chain / logistics professionals.

• Procurement : Quantification of medicines & supplies; selection of most appropriate purchasing method; development of procurement plans, detailing product specifications, purchase conditions and quality assurance criteria for medicines and supplies

• Supply Chain : How countries and health programs can access the right quality product, in the right quantities, in the right condition, delivered to the right place, at the right time, and for a reasonable cost

• Regulatory Affairs : Pre-market and post market regulatory activities, linkage with PSM, challenges and areas of capacity building

• Quality Assurance : Topics will be over medicines, diagnostics and vaccines and include pre-qualification, quality control, production and inspections and importance of documentation.

Course fees: US $1750 which includes:
• One week face-to-face workshop in Bangkok + two weeks preparatory work
• Certificate from Empower School of Health
• One year technical assistance
• Local transportation for field visits

Does not include – International travel, airport transfers, food and accommodation

Registration deadline: 30th May, 2018

To apply, please fill the form or please email us at: training@empowerschoolofhealth.org

Prof. Paul S. Lalvani, Empower School of Health: Director of Empower School of Health, former head of Global Fund’s department of Procurement and Supply Chain Management, advisor to Gates Foundation, World Bank, WHO, and various Ministries of Health

Prof. Andy Barraclough, Empower School of Health: Director of Training and Capacity Building; GMS certified Global Fund PSM consultant, advisor to DFID, GIZ, WB, and various Ministries of Health

Ms. Nadia Rasheed: Team Leader for UNDP's HIV, Health and Development Team in Asia and the Pacific, based in the UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub

Dr. Denis Broun: Ambassador, Permanent Representative of PPD to UN and International Organization in Geneva; former Executive Director UNITAID, former Regional Director UNAIDS

Dr. Jonathan VanGeest : Professor and Chair, Department of Health Policy and Management, Kent State University, USA

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