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[e-lek] Short Course on Procurement Management of Essential Medicines and Medical Supplies in the Netherlands, 30 Sep.-5 Oct. 2012

Привет e-lekers,

i+solutions will be facilitating a short course on Procurement Management of 
Essential Medicines and Medical Supplies (English version) scheduled to take 
place in the Netherlands from 30 September to 5 October 2012. 

This training is particular suitable for experienced procurement and purchase 
officers, logistic officers, health officers (in many situations it is the 
pharmacists who has a responsible role in procurement), members of tender 
committees, program managers and supply chain managers in the public and 
private sector.

Introduction
Today, there are many challenges presented by the increasing number of 
stakeholders in the health sector especially in developing countries. These 
challenges range from different funding mechanism to reporting requirements, 
and subsequent procurement of essential medicines and medical supplies. This 
course addresses the major challenges faced during procurement and aims at 
building participants’ capacity to manage the procurement processes in a 
multi-stakeholder environment.

Objectives
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Manage and evaluate procurement activities;
- Managing the tender process;
- Using SOP’s;
- Knowing how to use the different procurement methodologies; 
- Stakeholder analysis: who needs to be involved for proper and effective 
procurement;
- Influence of other activities in the medical supply chain on procurement work 
and vice versa;
- Dealing with the challenges in procurement.

Covered Topics
The course is highly participatory, the interchange of skills and experience 
among course members is essential for training activities and learning. The 
course contains presentations, discussions, exercises, and case studies.  The 
major topics include:
- Selection of essential medicines and medical supplies. 
- Quantifying essential medicines and medical supplies. 
- Procurement overview.
- Procurement methodologies. 
- The tender process.
- Supplier selection and vendor management.
- Procurement planning.
- Procurement management. 
- Shipment and receiving. 
- M&E of procurement. 
- Improvement project.

Course Fee
Before/on 19 August 2012: € 2,600
After 19 August 2012: € 2,800 

More information on the course:
Please visit http://www.iplussolutions.org/index.php?id=51&language=EN. 

To request for an application form:
Please directly contact i+solutions by email at training@iplussolutions.org.

Contact:
Training & Consultancy Coordinator
i+solutions
Email: training@iplussolutions.org
Web: www.iplussolutions.org

Kun-Chieh Wu
Training & Consultancy Coordinator
i+solutions
Westdam 3b, 3441 GA,  Woerden, The Netherlands
phone +31 0348 489 630

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