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E-DRUG: Blended e-learning course: Management of Medicines in International 
Health
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We are pleased to announce the start of our next E-Learning Course

'Management of Medicines in International Health'
7 May 2012 - 30 November 2012

Medicines are an essential land cost-effective tool of health care and an 
important element of health systems. The number of medicines is steadily 
rising yet for millions of people worldwide essential medicines remain 
unavailable and unaffordable as financial resources available for health 
services remain limited. Rational management of medicines is becoming 
increasingly important in public health care in order to make optimal use 
of the allocated budget and offer health services of the best quality.

The aim of this course is to introduce the participants to the subject of 
rational management of medicines in public health services.
The course is sponsored by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation 
and Development on behalf of the Government of the Federal Republic of 
Germany. The course is accredited by TropEd (5.5 ECTS).

This online course is designed for Health professionals from 
industrialized and developing countries and in the handling of medicines 
such as prescribing doctors, pharmacists, health service managers, 
administrators and nurses preferably with working experience in Africa. 
Preference may be given to people with working experience or ongoing 
degrees. The course is held in English. Fluency in English (Reading, 
Speaking, Writing) is required.

Reflecting GIZ's main partner countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, we are 
specifically inviting applicants from Cameroon, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda and 
Tanzania to register for this e-learning course.

The course itself consists of seven modules. Each module has to be studied 
during a three/four-week period with a working load of approximately ten 
hours per module.

A one-day start-up seminar (planned in the capital of each country) will 
precede the start of the course. During the seminar participants will have 
the chance to familiarize themselves with the online environment and the 
various communication tools that will be followed by an online 
introduction of 5 days.

Following the online phase of six months, a five-day face-to-face workshop 
will be held in Kenya.

If you are interested in taking part in the course, please send the 
attached registration form , together with a short CV, your motivation 
letter as well as the travel expenses form by e-mail to the address given 
in the documents.

Application deadline is 09 April 2012.

In case of further questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

We cordially welcome you to join us for this e-learning course. 
Please send queries and applications directly to  mmih2012@giz.de 

Yours sincerely,

Competence Center Human Capacity Development (HCD), Africa Department

giz│Deutsche Gesellschaft für
Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH
Friedrich-Ebert Allee 38
53113 Bonn
Germany

T +49 228 4460-1810
F +49 228 4460-1312
E christine.freitag@giz.de
I www.giz.de

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