E-DRUG: Managing Drug Supply in Developing Countries - Trainining course IDA
Solutions, October 2008
IDA Solutions is pleased to announce the English edition of the Managing
Drug Supply course, organized in the Netherlands and in collaboration with
the World Health Organization (WHO).
Managing Drug Supply in Developing Countries
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
6 - 17 October 2008
Date of arrival: October 6th
Date of departure: October 18th
* To expose participants to modern management techniques of medicines
and medical supplies' supply systems and demonstrate how they can be
applied to participants own work settings.
* To provide practical tools to decision makers in essential drugs
programs to improve their level of performance
* To encourage the exchange of views and experiences between senior
officers and decision makers
Major topics include:
* Drug Policy and Regulation
* Selection and Quantification of Drugs
* Procurement Methods and Strategies
* Quality Assurance
* Financing Drug Supply
* Stores Management
* Inventory Control
* Distribution Strategies
* Indicator-based Assessments and Drug Management Information Systems
The course is specially aimed at pharmacists, physicians, senior health
system managers and technical assistance professionals from governmental
and non-governmental organizations.
About the instructors
The course is organized and facilitated by IDA Solutions in collaboration
with the World Health Organization (WHO) technical staff.
IDA Solutions is a not-for-profit organization that specializes in
pharmaceutical supply chain management in developing countries. For over
10 years, we have regularly offered courses in Managing Drug Supply in
Developing Countries in close collaboration with our partners.
The broad experience of IDA Solutions staff in pharmaceutical management
support and the policy leadership of the World Health Organization (WHO)
in essential drug programs and quality assurance, make this course a
unique opportunity for participants to enhance their knowledge and
skills in managing drug supply at all levels.
Registration and Information
Please note that strong English language skills are necessary to take
part in this course.
Please forward/share this message to/with anyone you think could benefit
from this training. Space is limited. Registration is on a first-come, first
For the course description and the registration form, click on:
or contact us at:
Phone: +31 348 489 630 or +31 348 489 643
Fax : +31 348 489 659