Quantification of health commodities
|Course name||Quantification of health commodities|
|Contact information|| |
|Course objective|| |
The goal of this course is to increase participants’ knowledge and skills in using a data driven process to:
|General course topics||One logistics function in great detail|
|Specific course topics|| |
Participants will engage in a range of activities, including case study, demonstrations, and exercises which will provide participants with the opportunity to increase their knowledge and skills in the following topics:
This course includes a practical application of quantification and procurement planning software tools.
The exact content of the course will be adapted to address the needs of participants specific to the health programs with which they work.
|Total time commitment||40|
|Focus commodity||Health, including RH|
|Accredited by||Not indicated - please contact the course host for this information.|
|Attendance description|| |
This course is held in South Africa, Carletonville
|Incentives description|| |
Please contact the course host
|Logistics Topics Coverage % (estimate)||100|
|Pre-requisites description|| |
Successful completion of the SCM course or similar
|Course fee description|| |
The course fee includes the training tuition, training material, accommodation and food, and traveling expenses to and from the airport.
|Discount description|| |
Volume discounts available
|Course included in analysis||No|
|Additional comments|| |
This course is held in South Africa, Carletonville.
Individuals, either in the public or private sector, who have completed a basic course in supply chain management. This course is particularly relevant for mid to senior level staff who are responsible for planning and implementing activities to strengthen the supply chain of family planning, AIDS prevention and treatment or other health commodity logistics systems at the national level, particularly in regard to forecasting, quantification, and procurement. These individuals can also play a role in influencing changes to the ways in which program commodities are managed.
Their specific responsibilities may include:
-Preparing quantification and procurement plans
-Ensuring data quality
-Monitoring product availability and taking action when supply imbalances exist
-Assisting partners in identifying financial resources
-Determining which products to obtain
-This course is also highly relevant for in-country managers from donor agencies that provide health