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>From: Andy Marshall <e-lek@healthnet.org>
>To: <e-lek@healthnet.org>
>Subject: [e-lek] Courses+
>Date: Tue, 8 Mar 2005 12:53:20 +0100
>
>Dear subscribers, I inform you of the following training
>course available to anyone working in Primary health care in
>the developing world.
> > Please be aware that a good level of English is required
>to follow the course, this is why I post it in English only.
> >
> > Managing Drug Supply for Primary Health Care
> >
> > International Dispensary Association Solutions (IDA)
> > Location: Netherlands (Amsterdam)
> > Date: 29-05-2005 to 11-06-2005
> > Language: English
> >
> > Training Description
> >
> > Course objectives
> > * Expose participants to modern management techniques of
>drug
> > supply systems and to teach how to apply those in their
>own spe-
> > cific situation.
> > * Provide practical tools to decision-makers in essential
>drugs
> > programs to improve their level of performance.
> > * Exchange views and experiences between senior
>decision-makers.
> >
> > Course design
> >
> > The course lasts for two weeks and is conducted in
>English. It
> > consists of presentations, discussions, group activities
>and
> > field visits. The course is highly participatory - the
>inter-
> > change of skills and experience among course members is
>essen-
> > tial for training activities and learning.
> >
> > Please, be aware that strong English language skills are
>neces-
> > sary to take part in this course.
> >
> > Course content
> >
> > Major topics include:
> > * Drug Policy and Regulation
> > * Selection and Quantification of Drugs
> > * Procurement Methods and Strategies
> > * Quality Assurance
> > * Kit Distribution
> > * Financing Drug Supply
> > * Store Management
> > * Inventory Control
> > * Distribution Strategies
> > * Rational Drug Use
> > * Drug Supply Management Information Systems
> > * Indicator-based Assessments
> >
> > Lecturers
> > Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is a private
>non-profit or-
> > ganization, that works collaboratively with health care
>policy-
> > makers, managers, providers and consumers to help close
>the gap
> > between what is known about public health problems and
>what is
> > done to solve them. MSH seeks to increase the
>effectiveness, ef-
> > ficiency and sustainability of health services by
>improving man-
> > agement systems, promoting access to services and
>influencing
> > public policy. MSH has provided drug management training
>courses
> > around the world since 1981 and has published specialized
>train-
> > ing materials as well as the standard manual "Managing
>Drug Sup-
> > ply". This course will be based on this manual and other
>supple-
> > mentary materials.
> >
> > The drug management and training experience of MSH, the
>broad
> > experience of IDA in procurement and quality assurance and
>the
> > policy leadership of the World Health Organization (WHO)
>in es-
> > sential drug programmes, make this course a unique
>opportunity
> > for participants to enhance their skills in managing drug
>supply
> > on all levels.
> >
> > Training Cost
> >
> > EUR 3,500 (Three thousand and five hundred Euros) This
>covers
> > the following: - transfer to and from the airport - hotel
>accom-
> > modation (single occupancy) - three meals a day during the
>week,
> > breakfast during the weekend - coffee and tea during
>course
> > breaks - tuition fee including books and materials - field
>trips
> > In addition to this fee, each participant requires an
>allowance
> > to cover personal expenses. Applications and fees must be
>re-
> > ceived before April 28th, 2005.
> >
> > Intended Audience
> >
> > Physicians, pharmacists, senior health system managers and
>tech-
> > nical assistance professionals from non-governmental and
>govern-
> > mental organizations
> >
> > Health insurance
> >
> > All participants are required to have valid health
>insurance for
> > the duration of their stay. Sponsoring agencies are
>responsible
> > for obtaining health insurance for their participants.
> >
> > Visa
> >
> > All participants, with the exception of those located in
>EU and
> > US, are required to obtain visas for the Netherlands. IDA
>can
> > provide an invitation letter - in case required.
> >
> > Training Contact:
> > Mr. Andy Marshall
> > Technical Officer for Trainings, IDA Solutions
> > Tel: +31-204-037-144
> > mailto:amarshall@ida.nl
> >
> > For further information on the course and an electronic
>applica-
> > tion form see:
> > http://www.ida.nl/en-us/content.aspx?cid=155
> >
> > http://www.ida.nl/en-us/content.aspx?cid=168
> >
> >
> > Andy Marshall
> > Technical Officer for Trainings
> > IDA Solutions
> > 0031 (0)20 403 7144
> > amarshall@ida.nl

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