Patient care depends on timely availability of drugs, consumables, and other materials. As compared to developed world, the supply chain in developing countries continues to be weak. In spite of the fact that 25 -35% of expenses are incurred on materials in health institutions, the well-developed techniques to manage supply chain as a scientific system are lacking. The total system requires critical information on need, demand, consumption, regulations and related issues to be dealt with in an integrated manner. There is need to consider affordability, quality and timely availability of materials. Further the efficiency of a health institutions partly consists in maximizing the quality of patient care per unit of cost for which supply chain management has an important role to play. With the fast-changing technology, there is an urgent need to acquire required skills to ensure timely supplies consistent with upgraded technology.
The three months certificate programme has been designed to train the participants from developing countries for appropriate methods in demand estimation, procurement, stocking distribution, inventory control and maintenance of supplies and equipments.
On completion of the course, students should be able to:
At the end of the course, the participants should be able to draw out a roadmap for improvement of supply chain management in their institution for providing efficient medical care at an optimum cost.
Training methods for this Program include experience-based learning techniques such as
Study materials, module-wise have been prepared by experts and duly recommended by the academic committee comprising of IIHMR faculty and eminent experts from the industry. Study material is written in simple English and self-explanatory filled with case studies, self- evaluation questions and examples. Additional guidance to extra reference materials is also provided.
Classroom lectures, case studies, group work, self- evaluation, assignments, quizzes, video presentation etc.
The course will be start from April 20 to July 15, 2021. The classes will be held on every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:00 – 4: 30 PM
Bank Name: HDFC Bank Ltd.
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