Certificate Course in Ensuring Product Quality in Procurement & Supply Chain of Health Commodities, 17-22 November 2014, Goa (India)


Course name Certificate Course in Ensuring Product Quality in Procurement & Supply Chain of Health Commodities, 17-22 November 2014, Goa (India)
Institution EMPOWER School of Health
Website www.empower.net.in
Language English
Contact information

Prof. Paul Lalvani


+91 9971276111


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

Sector Public
General course topics General/service course with some logistics included
Specific course topics

Introduction to quality assurance

Product quality standards

Risk assessment and risk

Costs of QA“ need for balance

Three Tier System approach

QA at the National Level

Specifics of QA implementation

Procuring good quality pharmaceuticals

Maintaining quality

Comprehensive QA systems

Total time commitment 50
Focus commodity Health, including RH
Commodities covered HIV, TB, Malaria and RMNCH
Accredited No
Accredited by Other
Certificate name Certificate
Degree name Certificate of Completion
Attendance mode In-person
Attendance description

85% attendance required to obtain certificate

Incentives No
Logistics Topics Coverage % (estimate) 60
Audience Open Enrollment
Pre-requisites Yes
Pre-requisites description

Participant needs to send filled application form and essay. Selection based on screening process.

Course fee $2,635
Course fee description

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

Discount available Yes
Discount description

Tuition fee 2025 usd on completion of both registration and payment before 30 September 2014

Course included in analysis No
Additional comments

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:

Brochure: www.empower.net.in/webimages/pdf/QA_Brochure_November_2014_Goa(India).pdf

Application form: www.empower.net.in/webimages/pdf/QA_Application_Form_November_2014_Goa(India).pdf

Agenda: www.empower.net.in/webimages/pdf/QA_Agenda_Course_Details_November_2014_Goa(India).pdf

Newsletter: www.empower.net.in/webimages/pdf/QA_Newsletter_June_2014_Addis_Ababa(Ethiopia).pdf