Supply Chain Management (TB&HIV)


Course name Supply Chain Management (TB&HIV)
Institution The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, The International Management Development Programme
Location Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Language English
Contact information

Stephan Rabimov

+1 2125005726


Course objective

The objective of this five-day course is to provide participants with the practical knowledge and skills to effectively manage the antituberculosis medicines and laboratory commodities needed in todays TB programmes.

There is increasing collaboration and coordination with TB programmes and many of the topics covered in this course can also be applied to the management of antiretroviral drugs and HIV diagnostics.

The techniques presented in lectures will be applied during realistic case exercises and simulations related to pharmaceutical supply management (PSM).

Sector Public
General course topics Variety/range of logistics topics in some detail
Specific course topics

Benefits of Training

Discover the key global actors in the production, financing and distribution of TB drugs and supplies

Gather technical knowledge about first- and second-line TB medicines

Become familiar with laboratory requirements, including those needed for latest diagnostic techniques such as GenXpert

Write better PSM plans for grants

Strengthen procurement skills

Achieve better prices and supply management

Total time commitment 40
Focus commodity Health, non-RH specific
Commodities covered The antituberculosis medicines and laboratory commodities, antiretroviral drugs and HIV diagnostics.
Accredited Yes
Accredited by Other
Attendance mode In-person
Attendance description

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for middle- to senior- level procurement specialists, doctors, pharmacists, warehouse managers and consultants manag- ing drugs and/or laboratory supplies. Partici- pants involved in HIV/AIDS programmes or the forecasting, procurement, storage and distribu- tion of TB-related commodities will all benefit from this training.

Incentives No
Logistics Topics Coverage % (estimate) 50
Audience Open Enrollment
Pre-requisites No
Course fee $2,000
Course fee description

Course fee includes accommodation, breakfast, lunch, tea breaks, and course materials

Discount available Yes
Discount description

For every 4 persons registered and paid from the same organisation, the 5th person\'s course fee is waived.

Course included in analysis No
Additional comments

Union Membership

Course participants are offered complimentary, annual Union memberships. With a Union membership, participants will receive either the online edition of the monthly publication of International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, as well as gain free access to technical guides and other publications. In addition, participants will enjoy the option of joining a scientific section of their choice that will keep them in touch with colleagues in public health and stay up-to-date with current research and news.