We are actively discussing the most important global health issues that the world is facing. Our technical experts are at the frontline, whether it is the COVID-19 crisis or elimination of TB from the world. Check out our previous webinar recordings, freely available for download and look out on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and our Website for our upcoming Webinars. Expect to meet us on a global platform every once a month.
Ante-natal Care and Post-natal Care
1 - September- 2021
Empowering Millions Foundation and Paramount Products conducted a virtual webinar and training session to train factory workers' about the ante-natal and post-natal care methods that are available for pregnant women. The various facilities available for use and the importance of institutional delivery were also elaborated. Promoting various healthy behaviors and practices among women in the pre- and post-pregnancy period were addressed.
PanelistsAmbika Mehrotra, Soumya Tiwari
Dr. Namrata Singh
University of Dar es Salaam Business School
25 - August- 2021
The Empower School of Health and the University of Dar es Salaam Business School organized a webinar on “Career Development in Health Supply Chain – Gaps and Future Prospects.” This webinar served to highlight the career gaps in the healthcare supply chain and the courses and skills required to adapt to changing times.
PanelistsProf. Paul Lalvani, Prof. Andy Barraclough, Prof. Ulingeta O.L. Mbamba, Dr. Bonface Fundafunda, Adam Rassa
Dr. Gladness L. Salema
Expert Session in French with Dr. Issaka Sonde on Procurement and Supply Chain Management
19 - August- 2021
Dr. Issaka helped learners clear doubts of the Post Graduate Course in Procurement and Supply Chain Management in French. This session helped learners understand various global management practices, support functions, and systems across the healthcare supply chain.
PanelistsDr. Issaka Sonde
Expert Session with Prof. Andy Barraclough on Public Health Commodities
18 - August- 2021
This session helped participants to understand, revise and summarize the module on public health commodities from the Post Graduate Diploma Course in Global Health Procurement and Supply Chain Management, and to clear their doubts live with Prof. Andy Barraclough. This module familiarises the learner with the wide spectrum of health commodities deployed in public health programs.
PanelistsProf. Andy Barraclough
University of Nairobi Enterprises and Services Limited
5 - August- 2021
Empower School of Health and the University of Nairobi Enterprises and Services Limited (UNES) organized a webinar on the topic of "Public Health Commodities Management During the Covid-19 Era." This webinar helped participants to understand the importance of procurement and supply chain systems and the necessary skills required to adapt to different sectors. This aims to address the need for developing a skilled workforce to help streamline processes in the healthcare supply chain.
PanelistsProf. Paul Lalvani, Prof. Andy Barraclough, Seith Abeka, Dr. Shital Maru
Family Planning and Various Methods of Contraception/Birth Control
28 - Jul - 2021
Empowering Millions Foundation and Paramount Products conducted a virtual webinar and training session to increase factory workers' awareness of various methods of family planning. A variety of available contraceptive options were discussed and participants learned about the uses of each.
PanelistsDr. Bhumika Nanda, Soumya Tiwari
Dr. Namrata Singh
Career Opportunities for Pharmacists in Global Health and Supply Chain with PSSL
8 - Jul - 2021
This webinar helped participants to understand the importance of pharmacists in global health and supply chains. Webinar speakers emphasized the requirement to apply skills and training to adapt to challenging times. This requirement includes the need to train pharmacists effectively to manage public health commodities and aid health progress.
PanelistsDr. Moses N.P. Batema , Pharm. Maada Sam-kpakra , Prof. Andy Barraclough
Dr. Mohamed Bawoh
Introduction to Procurement & Supply Chain Management - Expert Chat Session
6 - Jul - 2021
This session, with Prof. Andy Barraclough as an expert, helped participants to understand, the terminology and fundamental concepts and principles of procurement and supply chain management. The first module of the Post Graduate Diploma in Global Health Procurement and Supply Chain Management helps learners understand global management practices.
PanelistsProf. Andy Barraclough
Reproductive Tract Infections & Sexually Transmitted Infections
29 - June - 2021
The Empowering Millions Foundation and Paramount Products hosted a webinar concerning sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and reproductive tract infections (RTIs). This webinar made the factory workers more aware of the various STIs and RTIs. They learned how to prevent them and ways in which they can be treated.
Dr. Bhumika Nanda, Ambika Mehrotra
Dr. Namrata Singh
Lifelong Learning in the Era of COVID-19 with a Special Focus on the Healthcare Supply Chain
23 - June - 2021
The Anglican University of Zimbabwe and Empower School of Health organized a webinar on Lifelong Learning in the era of CVODI-19 to emphasize the importance of having a quest for knowledge and pursuing various skills and adapt to times of crises. This helped people explore various interests and hone their capabilities to adapt to the dynamic nature of changing concepts across the world. These are essential in mitigating disruptions in the supply chain.
PanelistsProfessor Joseph Matowanyika, Prof. Andy Barraclough, Dr. Stephen Kada , Dr. Edward Makondo,
Mrs. Ropafadzai Hove
AMR Stewardship in the Era of COVID-19
15 - June - 2021
The Federal Ministry of Health, Ethiopian Food and Drug Authority (EFDA), Ethiopian Pharmaceutical Association (EPA), Empower School of Health, WHO & USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program-Procurement & Supply Management organized a webinar on "Anti Microbial Resistance (AMR) Stewardship in the Era of COVID-19." This webinar was helpful in highlighting the utilization of antimicrobials for human health, through effective stewardship practices. This is essential in times of crisis such as the Covid-19 pandemic.
PanelistsMr. Yakob Seman, Wondie Alemu Woldemedhin,
Prof. Andy Barraclough, Yidnekachew Degefaw, Ms. Heran Gerba
Mr. Mesfin Goji
31th - May - 2021
The Empower School of Health, in partnership with the Tanzania Women in Pharmacy Profession (TAWOPHA) jointly presented a webinar on Mindful Leadership. This webinar helped participants to understand how to be more aware of situations and lead teams during difficult times.
Scholastica Sylvan Kimaryo, Bwiro Mages, John Ulanga, Sarah Majengo, Dorice Lutter, Elizabeth Shekalaghe, Mr. Nqobile Ndlovu, Dr. Sumedha Sahni, Dr. Ian Machingura
Menstrual Hygiene and Health
26th - May - 2021
Empowering Millions Foundations and Paramount Products have been working to promote corporate social responsibility. With World Menstrual Hygiene Day in the month of May, a virtual training and capacity building workshop was organized for "Menstrual Hygiene and Health." This was highly beneficial for nurses, health supervisors and program managers.
Dr. Vandana Rathore, Soumya Tiwari
Strengthening Immunization: Supply Chain Management and Preparing for Covid-19 Vaccines
18th - May - 2021
The National Pharmacy Council of Rwanda (NPC) and the Empower School of Health hosted a webinar on Strengthening Immunization: Supply Chain Management and Preparing for Covid-19 Vaccines.
Mr. Shema Ngoga Fabrice, Prof. Andy Barraclough, Dr. Eric Nyirimigabo, Mr. Pie Harerimana
Mrs. Ropafadzai Hove, Albert Busumbigabo
The Role of Procurement and Supply Chain Management in Pharmacy Practice.
06th - May - 2021
The Empower School of Health, in partnership with the Pharmaceutical society of Kenya; jointly presented a webinar on The Role of Procurement and Supply Chain Management in Pharmacy Practice.
Dr. Daniella Munene, Prof. Andy Barraclough, Mr. Sachin Jagtap
Mr. Mbau Gitau
Medical Laboratory Professional Week Series: Quality Issues in the Medical Laboratory
29th - April - 2021
The second webinar in this series addressed quality issues faced in laboratories and how medical laboratory professionals can hone their skills to improve laboratory practices.
Prof. Rajiv Erasmus, Prof. Arthur Mandisodza, Prof. Tahir Pillay, Prof. Geoffrey Omuse, Dr. Ian Machingura
Ethical Laboratory Practice Workshop
26th - March - 2021
The University of Zimbabwe in collaboration with the Africa Federation of Clinical Chemistry, Laboratory Medicine, and Empower School of Health conducted an Ethical Laboratory Practice Workshop.
Prof. Rajiv Erasmus, Prof. Adekunle Bashiru Okesina, Prof. Rania Mahamed Hassan EL Sharakawy, Prof. Hilda Matarira, Prof. Glenda Davison, Dr. Aaron Maramba, Mr. Nqobile Ndlovu, Dr. Sumedha Sahni, Dr. Ian Machingura
Strengthening Immunization - Supply Chain Management and Preparing for COVID-19 Vaccines with PSZ
17th - March - 2021
Empower School of Health and The Pharmaceutical Society of Zambia (PSZ) hosted a webinar on "Strengthening Immunization" Supply Chain Management and Preparing for COVID-19 Vaccines." The objective of the webinar was to explain the need for establishing a stable supply chain and ensure the effective delivery of vaccines.
Prof. Andy Barraclough, Ms. Constance Sakala Banda, Mr. Lameck Kachali
Mr. Morton Khunga, Dr. Jimmy M. Hangoma
Waste Management of Covid-19 Commodities
11th - March - 2021
This webinar was to help supply chain stakeholders involved or interested in the pandemic response, with practical knowledge on handling epidemic-related vaccine and commodity waste.
Dr. Victor Del Rio Vilas, Prof. Andy Barraclough, Mr. Sachin Jagtap, Dr. Hyom Chol Pak, Dr. Sudhir Khanal
Leadership in Global Health Procurement and Supply Chain Management
19th - February - 2021
Empower School of Health, in partnership with the Tanzania Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MoHCDGEC), The Global Fund, and People that Deliver (PtD); jointly conducted a webinar on “Leadership in Global Health Procurement and Supply Chain Management.” The helped the health staff of Tanzania to understand the importance of leadership in procurement and supply chain management (PSM). This webinar also covered key leadership concepts in the context of global health and PSM such as identifying the traits of an ideal leader and differentiating between administration, management, and leadership, and empowered the participants to identify what type of leader they are and in which situation their leadership style works most effectively.
Mr. Daudi Msasi, Prof. Paul Lalvani, Mr. Shimelis Belaineh, Prof.
Mr. Siddharth Srivastava
Dr. Gladness Ladislaus Salema
Strengthening Immunization-Supply Chain Management and Preparing for COVID-19 Vaccines
18th - February - 2021
The main point of this webinar was to discuss the key considerations for a new COVID-19 vaccine introduction in health systems and the associated supply chain requirements. Speakers also enlisted how they might influence the future of supplychains in a post-COVID-19 world.
Prof. Andy Barraclough
Prof. George, Ms. Veronia
Reconfiguring the Covid-19 Supply Chain Response in South Asian and southeast Asian countries for 2021
20th - January - 2021
Procurement and supply chain management (PSM) lays the foundation for well-functioning health systems. Countries should evaluate their public health supply chain performance. Currently, supply chains sacrifice resilience for perceived lower procurement costs. Boosting both efficiency and resilience at each point on the curve is important. Any pandemic or significant health challenge puts a strain on supply chains and proper PSM epidemic planning works to ensure an efficient response.
Dr. Sudhir Khanal, Dr. Hyon Chol Pak, Prof. Andy Barraclough, Dr. Victor Del Rio Vilas, Mr. Sachin Jagtap
Quantification of Public Health Commodities in Tanzania
10th - December - 2020
The aim of this webinar was to provide an overview of quantification in Tanzania, focus on unique considerations of quantification for health commodities. The webinar offers practical tips and strategies for estimating the quantities of supplies needed by health programs at the country level in Tanzania.
Mercy Mpatwa Masuki, Nabila Hemed, Prof. Andy Barraclough, Mr. Godfrey Kingalu, Prof. Paul Lalvani
Dr. Gladness Ladislaus Salema
Strengthening Nepal’s response to fight the Pandemic
3rd- December - 2020
Strengthening Nepal’s response to fight the pandemic and responding to COVID-19 through mental health and culture.
Suraj Thapa, Prof. Saroj Ojha, Dr. Biraj Karmacharya
Prof. Bernadette Nirmal Kumar, Prof. Paul Lalvani
Scaling Digital learning in Global Health and Emergencies
19th - November - 2020
The Empower School of Health and The University College London - UCL IRDR (Institute of Risk and Disaster Reduction) Centre for Digital Public Health in Emergencies University College London jointly hosted this webinar. The objective of the webinar is to analyze innovative digital learning solutions for strengthening health systems by empowering the health workforce.
Prof. Paul Lalvani, Prof. Patty Kostkova, Dr. J.V.R. Prasada Rao, Ms. Renee Christensen, Dr. Reuben Swamickan, Dr. Igor Oliynyk, Dr. Bulbul Sood
Prof. Bernadette Nirmal Kumar
Transforming Global Health and the Role of the Global Pharmacist
29th - October - 2020
Understanding the evolving role of a pharmacist from a global perspective. The webinar tells us about the past, present and future of the role of a pharmacist and how to adapt to changing times. We can also learn about the challenges faced in global health right now, strategies required for intervention and the solutions for it.
Prof. Paul Lalvani, Dr. Catherine Duggan, Joycelyn Azeez, Prof. Steve Howard, Ms. Azuka Okeke, Robert Kimbui, Joseph Serutoche, Daudi Msasi
Mrs. Ropafadzai Hove
Identifying Your Personal Leadership Style
27th - October - 2020
Defining leadership, enlisting the characteristics and different attributes that makes one a leader. Understanding the difference of skills required in becoming a manager or a leader. One also gets an insight of various attributes of emotional intelligence and self management required to manage oneself and their teams effectively.
Prof. Paul Lalvani, Prof. Bernadette Nirmal Kumar, Mr. Henri Fourcault, Prof. Denis Broun
Career Opportunities for Pharmacists in Global Health and Supply Chain with PSN
24th - September - 2020
Enabling people to have a good understanding of global careers for pharmacists including access to medicines, procurement and supply chain. Broadening and increasing the knowledge of the art and science of Pharmacy in association with the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria.
Prof. Paul Lalvani, Ms. Azuka Okeke, Prof. Ikoni Ogaji, Dr. Dauda Dangiwa
Prof. Andy Barraclough, Prof. Jacob KOLAWOLE
Career Opportunities for pharmacist in Global Health and Supply Chain with PSZ
22nd - September - 2020
Enabling people to have good understanding of global careers for pharmacists including access to medicines, procurement and supply chain. Broadening and increasing the knowledge of the art and science of pharmacy in association with the Pharmaceutical Society of Zimbabwe.
Prof. Paul Lalvani, Prof. Andy Barraclough, Mr. Portifa Mwendera, Mr. Davison Vuragu
Mr. Prosper Maposa, Ms. Florence Chingwena
Fundamentals of the Global Health Supply Chain and the Vital Role of India
12th - September - 2020
Knowing about the global public health supply chain (in India), exploring potenial careers in the global health supply chain and the supporting organizations that come into play. This webinar delves deep into the robust systems of investment, procurement, production aspects in a supply chain, and how to balance them.
Prof. Paul Lalvani, Prof. Andy Barraclough, Mr. Walter Proper
Dr. P.S. Raychaudhuri, Dr. Sakhi John
Forecasting and Supply Chain Management of COVID-19 commodities
27th - July - 2020
Understanding the current situation of global Covid - 19 supply chains, planning the availability and affordability of resources and responding to the challenges imposed by Covid - 19.
Prof. Paul Lalvani, Prof. Andy Barraclough, Sachin Jagtap, Stephan Karengera
Prof. Kayumba Pierre Claver, Prof. Bernadette Nirmal Kumar
Procurement and Supply Chain Management of Covid-19 Commodities
23rd - July - 2020
Supply chain challenges during the pandemic, forecasting, a walk through WHO's quantification tool and capacity building across various countries.
Prof. Paul Lalvani, Prof. Andy Barraclough, Sachin Jagtap
Supply Chain Management Leadership and Public Procurement
10th - July - 2020
Le webinaire a permis de présenter aux participants comment définir le leadership, réunir les caractéristiques et les attributs qui font d’une personne un leader. Comprendre la différence entre les compétences requises pour devenir un manager ou un leader Différents attributs de l’intelligence émotionnelle et de l’autogestion nécessaire pour gérer une chaîne d’approvisionnement.
Dr. Florence Duperval Guillaume
Prof. Denis Broun, Mr. Henri Fourcault