The course would be open to:

  • Applicants currently engaged in public health-related activities.
  • Applicants with graduate/post-graduate qualifications, and working within procurement and supply chain management, healthcare administration, or pharmaceutical functions.
  • Candidates with relevant work experience in public health with governmental and/or health-related organizations/ NGOs would be preferred.
  • Opportunities with leading organizations (UN organizations and Ministries of Health)
  • On-demand mentorship on PSCM subjects related to Public Health
  • A holistic understanding of supply chain - Empower Yourself for Global Health Leadership
  • Understand the concepts of rational medicines use, its impact upon availability and efficacy of a public health system. Recognize the major steps needed to implement the PSM elements of an effective Rational Medication Use strategy and the roles of the major players.

  • Understanding Rational Use
  • Examples of Irrational Medicine Use
  • Adverse Impact of Irrational Medicine Use
  • Factors Underlying Irrational Use
  • Strategies to Improve Medicine Use
  • Developing a Strategy
  • Promoting Treatment Adherence
  • Why Pharmacovigilance Is Important
  • Assessment
  • USD 400
  • Early bird and group registration discounts available
  • Minimum bandwidth of 1mbps (4mbps recommended)
  • Processor: 1GHz (min), 2GHz dual-core, or more recommended.
  • RAM: 1GB (min), 2GB or more is recommended.
  • Supported browsers: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or later, Mozilla Firefox 2.x, 3.x r Google Chrome
  • Supported Operating Systems: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Mac OS, Linux, Solaris
  • Headset
  • Course language - English.
  • The course is broken into 7 chapters and 1 final assessment to qualify for a certificate.
  • Pre-recorded lectures (chapter wise), case studies, quizzes, and self-learning materials.
  • E-mail tutorial support and group discussion through a web-based system.
  • Students will be evaluated throughout the tenure of course with multiple choice questions.