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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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