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[e-lek] Training IDA Solutions-Managing Drug Supply in Developing Countries-October 2008

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IDA Solutions is pleased to announce the English edition of the Managing
Drug Supply course organized in the Netherlands 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


Course objectives

*               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


Course audience 

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. 

Space is limited. Registration is on a first-come, first served basis. 


For the course description and the registration form, click on the
following link:



or contact us at:

IDA Solutions

Training Department

training@idasolutions.org <mailto:training@idasolutions.org> 

Phone: +31 348 489 630 or +31 348 489 643

Fax    : +31 348 489 659

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