Procurement of drugs and medical supplies


This training covers all aspects of the drug supply process with an emphasis on the acquisition of essential health products. In order to understand the difference between buying medicines and buying other goods, one should look at the main characteristics of medicines such as international nonproprietary name, storage conditions, shelf life, packaging , quality standards, regulatory requirements, psychotropic and narcotics, and patents.

Drug supply plays a critical role in ensuring the availability of essential drugs of recognized quality, at all times and at an affordable price for the population. This training pays particular attention to compliance with the requirements of the most common donors and the regulation of public contracts. The aim of the training is to provide students with a good understanding and solid knowledge which will help them to implement and professionalize the procurement process.

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Short (0-3 months)

  • French
  • Online

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