Master Degree in Health Supply Chain Management

University of Rwanda

The Global Health Supply Chain Management short course provides participants with a comprehensive understanding of the principles, practices, and challenges involved in managing supply chains for essential healthcare products on a global scale. This course is designed for professionals and students interested in the field of public health, logistics, pharmaceuticals, or international development.

During this course, participants will delve into the intricacies of global health supply chain management, exploring key concepts, strategies, and tools necessary for effective planning, implementation, and monitoring of supply chains. Through a combination of interactive lectures, case studies, and practical exercises, participants will gain practical skills and knowledge to tackle real-world supply chain challenges.

Course Objectives:
  1. Understand the importance of global health supply chain management in addressing public health challenges and improving health outcomes worldwide.
  2. Explore the components of a global health supply chain, including procurement, inventory management, warehousing, transportation, and information management.
  3. Learn essential techniques for forecasting and supply planning to ensure the availability and accessibility of healthcare products.
  4. Examine strategies for reducing stockouts, minimizing wastage, and improving product quality assurance within the supply chain.
  5. Explore the role of technology, data analytics, and innovation in optimizing supply chain processes.
  6. Understand the unique challenges and considerations involved in managing supply chains during public health emergencies and humanitarian crises.
  7. Gain insights into best practices, case studies, and success stories from global health supply chain management initiatives.
  8. Develop practical skills through hands-on exercises and simulations that simulate real-world supply chain scenarios.

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  • Rwanda

Academic Degree


Master degree


Long (+12 months)

  • English
  • In-Person

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