Certificate Course in Ensuring Product Quality in Procurement & Supply Chain of Health Commodities, 16-21 June 2014, Nairobi (Kenya)


Course name Certificate Course in Ensuring Product Quality in Procurement & Supply Chain of Health Commodities, 16-21 June 2014, Nairobi (Kenya)
Institution EMPOWER School of Health
Location Kenya, Nairobi
Website www.empower.net.in
Language English
Contact information

Ms. Ujwal Singh,


+91 9313 4797 62


Course objective

1) Gaining a better understanding of the fundamentals of quality in procurement and supply chain

2) How to budget for quality assurance activities in the procurement budget

3) Drafting better policies for ensuring quality products in public health programs

4) Gaining hands-on experience in writing QA plans

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

1) Product Quality Standards needed for Procurement

2) Rational QA - Total system approach (WHO 3 Tier system)

3) QA in Practice - Tier 1 inspections, reviews, sampling and testing (using a Minilab)

4) National QA Policy, Plans and Manuals

5) Maintaining Product Quality Throughout the Supply Chain (Good Distribution and Storage Practices)

6) Human Resource Requirements for PSM management and QA

Total time commitment 48
Focus commodity Health, including RH
Commodities covered HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria, Reproductive Health
Accredited No
Accredited by N/A
Certificate name Certificate
Degree name Certificate of Completion
Attendance mode In-person
Attendance description

Minimum 90% attendance to get the certificate

Incentives No
Logistics Topics Coverage % (estimate) 40
Audience Open Enrollment
Pre-requisites Yes
Pre-requisites description

1) To fill out the application form to register

2) Selection on basis of screening process

3) Once selected, will have to pay the tuition fee before the course commencement

Course fee $2,635
Course fee description

Tuition fee includes (2635 usd): Training, reading course material, CDROMs, conference room, lunch, 2 coffee breaks, gala dinner, graduation ceremony, certificates, technical support for each participant for 12 months

Accommodation charges : Separate

Discount available Yes
Discount description

Tuition fee 2025 usd on completion of both registration payment before 30 April 2014

Course included in analysis No
Additional comments

Registration deadline: 31 May, 2014

1) Brochure: www.empower.net.in/webimages/QA_brochure_June_2014_Nairobi.pdf

2) Agenda: www.empower.net.in/webimages/QA_Agenda_Course_details_June_2014_Nairobi.pdf

3) Application form: www.empower.net.in/webimages/QA_Application_Form_June_2014_Nairobi.pdf

4) News letter: www.empower.net.in/webimages/QA_Newsletter_February_2014_Hyderabad_India.pdf

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