Quality Assurance of Medicines


Course name Quality Assurance of Medicines
Institution UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund)
Location Online or CD-ROM
Language English, French, Spanish
Contact information

Rachel Kouassi-Zessia

E-mail: kouassi-zessia@unfpa.org
Address: Procurement Associate, UNFPA Supplies Procurement Services Branch (ISO 9001 certified) United Nations Population Fund Marmorvej 51, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
Tel: +45-4533-7230


Course objective

The course provides a better understanding of the general policy and legislative framework and processes that apply at country and international levels. The processes provide guidance that must be followed in order to assure that a medicine complies with the quality, safety and efficacy of international standards needed to serve its purpose within the health programs.

Sector Public
General course topics General/service course with some logistics included
Specific course topics
  1. Introduction
  2. Session 1: Quality Assurance and SSFFCs
  3. Session 2: National Medicines Policy (NMP) - Part 1
  4. Session 3: NMP - Part 2 and National Regulatory Authority
  5. Session 4: Quality Assurance and Procurement
Total time commitment 5
Focus commodity Health, including RH
Accredited No
Accredited by N/A
Certificate name Certificate of Completion of Online Training in Quality Assurance of Medicines
Attendance mode Online
Incentives No
Logistics Topics Coverage % (estimate) 40
Audience Practitioner
Pre-requisites No
Course fee $0
Discount available No
Course included in analysis No
Additional comments

Access to the e-course requires an issuance of free account. Please specify the below information and e-mail it to psb.supplies@unfpa.org Upon receiving and reviewing the information, a new account will be created and e-mailed to interested individuals.

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