Supply Chain Management (TB&HIV)
|Course name||Supply Chain Management (TB&HIV)|
|Institution||The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, The International Management Development Programme|
|Location||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia|
|Contact information|| |
|Course objective|| |
The objective of this five-day course is to provide participants with the practical knowledge and skills to effectively manage the antituberculosis medicines and laboratory commodities needed in todays TB programmes.
There is increasing collaboration and coordination with TB programmes and many of the topics covered in this course can also be applied to the management of antiretroviral drugs and HIV diagnostics.
The techniques presented in lectures will be applied during realistic case exercises and simulations related to pharmaceutical supply management (PSM).
|General course topics||Variety/range of logistics topics in some detail|
|Specific course topics|| |
Benefits of Training
Discover the key global actors in the production, financing and distribution of TB drugs and supplies
Gather technical knowledge about first- and second-line TB medicines
Become familiar with laboratory requirements, including those needed for latest diagnostic techniques such as GenXpert
Write better PSM plans for grants
Strengthen procurement skills
Achieve better prices and supply management
|Total time commitment||40|
|Focus commodity||Health, non-RH specific|
|Commodities covered||The antituberculosis medicines and laboratory commodities, antiretroviral drugs and HIV diagnostics.|
|Attendance description|| |
Who Should Attend
This course is designed for middle- to senior- level procurement specialists, doctors, pharmacists, warehouse managers and consultants manag- ing drugs and/or laboratory supplies. Partici- pants involved in HIV/AIDS programmes or the forecasting, procurement, storage and distribu- tion of TB-related commodities will all benefit from this training.
|Logistics Topics Coverage % (estimate)||50|
|Course fee description|| |
Course fee includes accommodation, breakfast, lunch, tea breaks, and course materials
|Discount description|| |
For every 4 persons registered and paid from the same organisation, the 5th person\'s course fee is waived.
|Course included in analysis||No|
|Additional comments|| |
Course participants are offered complimentary, annual Union memberships. With a Union membership, participants will receive either the online edition of the monthly publication of International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, as well as gain free access to technical guides and other publications. In addition, participants will enjoy the option of joining a scientific section of their choice that will keep them in touch with colleagues in public health and stay up-to-date with current research and news.