Storage and Distribution of Public Health Products

Empower School of Health

This Certificate programme imparts knowledge of WHO’s Good Storage and Distribution Practices, warehouses processes, transportation systems, and techniques on maintaining a cold chain. Focus will be on design of country distribution systems, effectiveness of the system, and level of responsiveness.

This practical and highly useful course includes topics such as Goals of Storage and Distribution, What the Distribution Cycle is constituted of. We simplify your understanding of how complex Distribution System Design is done, What Good Storage Practices are, How Resources and Cost Analysis is carried out, and how Improvements and Replacements are considered. To understand the factors and elements necessary for designing an effective distribution system, recognize different resources required for effective and efficient management of storage and distribution and highlighting the factors responsible for and the processes required to undertake improvement and replacement in a distribution system.


  • Introduction - Storage and Distribution
  • Chapter 1 - Goals of Storage and Distribution
  • Chapter 2 - Distribution Cycle
  • Chapter 3 - Distribution System Design
  • Chapter 4 - Good Storage Practices
  • Chapter 5 - Resources and Cost Analysis
  • Chapter 6 - Private Sector Options
  • Chapter 7 - Considering Improvements and Replacements

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  • Worldwide



Short (0-3 months)

  • English
  • Online

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