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  • Geneva, Switzerland - 5 Days
    July 24

    2nd International Workshop on Global Health Issues / Access to Medicines

    Who Should Attend:

    The course is targeted at health professionals in public health programs (donors, government, NGOs, civil society, academia) and people interested in becoming senior level supply chain / logistics professionals.

    Course Topics:

    Access to medicines is defined as having essential medicines continuously available at affordable prices at public or private health facilities or medicine outlets that are within one hour’s walk from the homes of the population.

    – Supply Chain : A strong health supply chain ensures that the right quality product, in the right quantities, and in the right condition is delivered to the right place, at the right time, for a reasonable cost
    – Procurement : It includes quantification of medicines & supplies; selection of most appropriate purchasing method; development of procurement plans, detailing product specifications, purchase conditions and quality assurance criteria for medicines and supplies
    – Quality Assurance : A wide-ranging concept covering all matters that individually or collectively influence the quality of a product. In pharmaceuticals, QA includes: development, quality control, production, distribution, and inspections
    – Regulatory Sciences : It helps protect public health by controlling the safety and efficacy of products in areas including pharmaceuticals, medical devices etc.
    – Market Shaping : The primary objective of market shaping is to maximize public health impact; optimize markets to increase the access to neglected or new medicines

    Fee and Registration:

    Two Weeks Preparatory Work: UNDP PSM Course, Leadership Course
    One Week Classroom Session: Geneva, Switzerland
    Total Course Fee: USD 2,500

    *Scholarships and Group Discounts Available

    Registration deadline: 30th June, 2017

    To apply, please fill the form or please email us at:

  • Accra, Ghana - 5 Days
    July 24

    Financial Analysis for Microfinance Practitioners – Accra, Ghana

    This one-week training course for MFIs will provide participants with an understanding of the different tools used by MFIs, what they mean, and how they can be used to keep track of an institution’s financial performance over time.

    Participants would also learn how to format financial statements for decision making, adjust for inflation and subsidies, measure portfolio quality, asset/liability management, efficiency, and productivity.

    Key Topics:

    • Framework for evaluating microfinance banks;
    • Country risk assessment;
    • Industry risk;
    • Bank specific – ownership and support levels;
    • Analyzing non-financial information;
    • Risk faced by MFIs;
    • Non-performing loan;
    • Review of profit and loss accounts;
    • Ratio analysis and the importance;
    • Gap analysis.

    Target Audience:

    Who should attend: Regulatory officers, potential social investors, senior managers in MFIs, senior managers in NGO’s, senior managers in socially responsible investment firms, independent practitioners, consulting firms, central bank officials, donor agencies, change management consulting organizations, private equity firms, microfinance and microcredit practitioners.

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  • Remote - 1 Day
    July 25

    Application Deadline: World Bank AgriTech Challenge

    The World Bank AgriTech Challenge, powered by Nest, is the region’s first open innovation programme focused on agribusiness.

    We’re calling everyone from trailblazing startups and industry veterans to visionary teams from universities to apply*. This is your opportunity to build an actionable solution that could transform agriculture in Kenya!

    Facilitated by the World Bank and Nest, selected teams will work closely with one of the region’s leading agribusiness companies to conceptualize, co-develop and prototype a product to alleviate acute challenges in the Kenyan agribusiness value chain.

    * Note: The programme is open only to Kenya-based teams

    Applications close July 25, 2017. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so the sooner you submit the better!

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  • Remote - 1 Day
    July 27

    WEBINAR: Economic Activism Starts at Home: The Impact of Community Investment Funds

    Work for or operate a nonprofit organization, innovation hub, accelerator, or incubator? Are you a community leader or economic development specialist? Do you want to learn about community investment funds and community capital raising? Join Cutting Edge Capital’s webinar on July 27th at 11 a.m. PT with Kim Arnone and Brian Beckon to learn in depth about community investment funds and how they can propel your mission and community vision. Click here to save your spot now!

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  • Remote - 1 Day
    July 31

    Deadline: Advancing Solvable Problems with Collaborative Action

    Addressing solvable problems and converting them to shared-value opportunities remains at the center of our focus. This fall, PYXERA Global will host a virtual event series that continues the conversations from our April 2017 Global Engagement Forum: Live. During that collaborative event, we explored solutions to reduce post-harvest food loss; prevent, detect, and treat non-communicable diseases; and close the youth skills gap to increase employability.

    What are some of the promising—or already impactful—approaches you’ve seen to these problems? Starting in September, we want to feature those in order to share insights, scale programs, and spur action. Let us know if you have a story or example to share—either through our virtual event series or on The Global Engagement Forum: Online by July 31, 2017.

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  • Nairobi, Kenya - 5 Days
    August 7

    Crash Course on Microfinance & Financial Inclusion

    This course is designed to enable participants to be effectively equipped with knowledge and skills of microfinance and financial inclusion. This one-week training course is for microfinance managers and operators, regulatory bodies, investors, supporters, donors, legal advisors, board members and commentators on, financial inclusion and the institutions, which provide these services.

    Course Outline:

    • Understanding Microfinance and Financial Inclusion;
    • Importance of Financial Statements;
    • Building blocks for starting microfinance programs;
    • Measuring Performance;
    • Savings, micro-insurance and other financial products;
    • Sustainability and Profitability;
    • Social Performance and Impact;
    • Case study;
    • Regulations and Supervision;
    • The Way Forward.

    Fees and Expenses:

    • The tuition fee is USD 2000 per delegate inclusive of accommodation with satellite, internet connectivity, meals, course material and airport pick-up, certificate of participation and networking opportunities.
    • To attend, full payment must be received by 31 July 2017.

    Registration: Please fill the attached registration form and send to

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  • Berekuso, Ghana - 7 Days
    August 13

    2017 Global Citizenship Conference (GCC) – Ghana


    What do we mean by a world in flux? Well, does it seem as if the world is swinging in unexpected, unpredictable directions?

    On one hand global under-5 mortality rate has halved between 1990 and 2015, and the global number of people living in extreme poverty has fallen below 10%.
    On the other hand, civic spaces  are shrinking around the world, the effects of climate change are increasing, forced displacement is at a record high, and for the first time in history, and mega-cities are increasing in number.

    The call for a paradigm shift is becoming increasingly louder. The world needs a new kind of leadership that embraces diversity and nourishes collaborations beyond boundaries of religion, race or geography, to forge equitable, sustainable solutions.

    We call this Global Citizenship!

    Akwaaba! Welcome to the Global Citizenship Conference 2017!

    REGISTER TODAY and be a part of our Global Citizenship Community at the #GhanaGCC2017!

    When: 13-19 August, 2017
    Where: Ashesi University College, one of Africa’s finest liberal arts colleges and a Melton Foundation partner university since 2014
    Who: Melton Fellows, partners, collaborators and YOU!
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  • Cairo, Egypt - 5 Days
    August 14

    The Acceleration Program for Microfinance Institutions – Egypt

    The Microfinance Association Acceleration program will teach participants the fundamental concepts specific to your country on how your institution can accelerate, improve its performance and at the same time deliver innovative products and services to those that at the bottom of the economic pyramid.

    The program is shaped around strategic management consulting; it would assist participants to integrate best practices for operations, governance, risk management, financial analysis and fundraising.

    Module 1 – Introductory Microfinance;
    Module 2 – Social Performance Management;
    Module 3 – Financial Analysis for Practitioners;
    Module 4 – Introduction to Risk Management;
    Module 5 – Financial Inclusion.

    Course Fees and Important Information:

    • The course fee is USD 750 per delegate (lunch is provided).

    Send your registration request to

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