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Supply Chain Management in Health Care

Schweizerisches Tropen- und Public Health-Institut (Swiss TPH) - Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) / Education & Training
06.05.2024 - 19.07.2024  Kreuzstrasse 2, 4123 Allschwil, Switzerland
Preparation phase (self-directed): 6 – 31 May 2024 Hybrid face-to-face week: 3 – 7 June 2024 Post phase (self-directed): 10 June – 19 July 2024
Application Deadline:April 29th 2024
Course Content
The course covers introductory level supply chain management, presenting basic principles of supply and support structures and functions, with a specific focus on problems related to global health. The course engages participants in the analysis of case studies that describe efforts to improve commodities supply chains and healthcare delivery in resource-poor settings. This will illuminate principles and frameworks for the design and management of efficient and effective supply chains.
Learning objectives, training objectives
Participants are equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to understand the principles of health commodity supply chain management and to apply managerial approaches to strengthen supply of medical supplies.
Target Audience
- All who (aspire to) work in the area of international cooperation for public health at all levels - (Future) leaders and managers addressing the need to link strong business management expertise and sound education in public health
Participants with a first professional qualification have at least 2 years of professional experience and demonstrate sufficient English language skills (see Swiss TPH website)
The course is also part of the MBA International Health Management. Hybrid participation is possible.

Enquiries and Registration:

Please apply via the Swiss TPH website. This is a hybrid course. Online participation is possible, but onsite participation is encouraged.
Ms. Evelyne Brodmann
Evidence-Based Health Care, Health Professions Education, Health Systems, Public Health, Public Health Research
Type of degree
Certificate of attendance, Certificate of completion
Credit Points
6 ECTS - Points
CHF 2.850,00
(Reduced fee for MBA-IHM students tropEd students and students enrolled in a SSPH+ professional postgraduate Master or PhD programme. Course fees must be paid in advance to gain access to the online learning materials.)
Organizer contact info
Kreuzstrasse 2
4123 Allschwil
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