Logistics for Health Commodities


Course name Logistics for Health Commodities
Location Online
Website www.globalhealthlearning.org/course/logistics-health-commodities-updated
Language English
Contact information

Rachel Kearl




Course objective

When you have finished this course, you will be able to:

- Define the purpose of the logistics

- List and define the functions of the logistics cycle

- Describe how logistics ensures commodity security

- Describe how and why products are selected

- Define the three steps in quantification

- Define health commodity procurement

- List three types of inventory control systems and how they function

- Assess stock status by calculating months of stock on hand

- Define data and reporting methodology required for commodity management

- Identify available resources for learning more about supply chain

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

Commodity Security, Impact of Logisitics, Logistics Cycle, 6 Rights of Serving Customers, Quantification (Forecasting and Procurement), Inventory and Order Management, Storage and Distribution Management, Data Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, Capacity Building

Total time commitment 2
Focus commodity Health, non-RH specific
Commodities covered Logistics supports program success, Logistics nuts and bolts one, Logistics nuts and bolts two, Logistics in action
Accredited No
Accredited by N/A
Certificate name Certificate
Degree name Certificate in Logistics for Health Commodities
Attendance mode Online
Incentives No
Incentives description


Logistics Topics Coverage % (estimate) 100
Audience Open Enrollment
Pre-requisites No
Pre-requisites description


Course fee $0
Course fee description

No course fee

Discount available No
Discount description


Course included in analysis No
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