Procurement and Supply Chain Management for Medical Devices, Diagnostics and Equipments (MDDE)

This course is for health professionals in public health programs (development partners, government, NGOs, civil society, academia) and people interested to know how to successfully manage all types of health products in procurement and supply chain.

  • Introduction to PSM of MDDE public health concepts and essential medical devices
  • Procurement and supply chain management for MDDE: what is proven to work
  • New health technologies
  • Device selection and health technology assessments
  • Quality assurance and health regulatory functions
  • Waste disposal of medical devices, diagnostics and equipment
  • Course fees: USD 400 (exclusive of taxes and bank charges)
  • Special price for group enrollments
For Desktop or Laptop:
  • Minimum bandwidth of 1mbps (4mbps recommended)
  • Processor: i3 or higher recommended
  • RAM: 2GB (min), 4GB or more is recommended
  • Supported browsers: Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox 4.x and higher, Google Chrome 100.0.4
  • Supported Operating Systems: Windows 7 and higher, Mac OS 8, Linux, Solaris
  • Headset/earphones
For Mobile:
  • Android 4.4 or higher recommended
  • iOS 12 or higher

This course informs about the special requirements of medical diagnostics, devices and equipments. It compares the key differences between the requirements of the clinical diagnostics/laboratory supply chain and the pharmaceuticals and health commodities supply chain. The course highlights the scale of operations in terms of number of products and the resulting requirement for a fundamentally different PSM approach.