Procurement and Supply Management (PSM) for Global Fund PRs and Related Consultants


Course name Procurement and Supply Management (PSM) for Global Fund PRs and Related Consultants
Institution Pharmaceutical Systems Africa
Location Zambia
Language English
Contact information

Monica Chiwunda


Course objective

The course content includes key aspects of the PSM systems, based on in-country case studies. By the end of the course, participants will be:

i. Able to critically appraise PSM plans, in the context of organisational structures and health systems in which they are placed

ii. Conversant with the different approaches and methodologies to assess PSM systems

iii. Able to identify factors contributing to a well-performing PSM system in developing countries

iv. Measure the performance of a PSM system using appropriate indicators

v. Introduced to problem solving oriented approaches to capacity building for pharmaceutical systems in low resource settings

vi. Equipped with skills to evaluate a PSM system from a local funding agent perspective

vii. Equipped with the necessary skills to prepare various reports required in consultancies for PSM capacity building


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

Responding to PSM bottle necks and challenges.

Address actual in-country PSM challenges based on a collection of case studies.

Train program staff to address their own challenges based on country needs and priorities is essential for building sustainable capacity.

Total time commitment 40 hours
Focus commodity Health, including RH
Commodities covered All essential drugs, including HIV/AIDS, malaria, TB and other Global Fund and USAID procured commodities.
Accredited No
Accredited by N/A
Certificate name Certificate
Degree name Certificate of Completion or Attendance
Attendance mode In-person
Incentives Not Specified
Logistics Topics Coverage % (estimate) 30
Audience Open Enrollment
Pre-requisites Yes
Pre-requisites description

Be currently involved in Procurement and Supply Management

Course fee $0
Course fee description

The fee for this course is $1600.00. Meals, accommodation, airport transfers and transport to and from the training venue are included in the fee. The fee for non-resident participants is $800.00 even though we encourage participants to stay at the training site due to the intensity of the course.

Discount available Yes
Discount description

Scholarships are need based.

Course included in analysis No
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