i+academy calendar

Visit www.iplusacademy.org for more information, and to discover our free taster courses.

 The course tuition fee for all the courses range from USD 1500-2500.
There are plenty of scholarship opportunities and volume discounts available, details of which can be found from the course administrator at info@empowerschoolofhealth.org

 The courses will be Co-Taught by experts from WHO, UNDP, STOP TB, Global Fund, IFRC, USP, Government of India (IPC), among others. 

 Please note that all the dates/venue are tentative and any change will be communicated in advance.

 For more info check: www.empowerschoolofhealth.org/courses-calendar


More info: www.pamsteele.co.uk

To enroll, please visit the i+academy webpage (www.iplusacademy.org). You can contact i+ training team at trainings@iplussolutions.org.


Course details


Target audience: The course is designed for professionals working in pharmaceutical  manufacturing industry, medicine regulation, GMP-relevant areas and GMP inspectorates.


Date: September 19 – October 31, 2016 |Course duration: Six (6) weeks | Time investment per week: 4 hours per week


Cost: 450 euros per participant. A discount of 60 euros applies to all participants from low and middle-income countries (LMIC)


Course content

  • Development of medicines regulations

  • Overview of good manufacturing practice (GMP)

  • Good practices in production and quality control

  • GMP inspection

  • GMP documentation

  • Quality management

  • Qualification and validation



Dr Christina Foerg-Wimmer is an international pharmaceutical consultant with experience in private, public and international organizations as well as NGOs, mainly in developing and emerging countries. She has presented papers at several international congresses and published several pharmaceutical articles in renowned international journals.

  • Pharmacist by profession with Ph.D. from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich

  • Regional and country experience: Germany, Ghana, China, USA, Switzerland, South Africa, Ethiopia, Vietnam, Thailand, USA including East Africa, Asia Pacific regions.

Area of expertise: Pharmaceutical production, medicine regulation, clinical trials, pharmaceutical technology, feasibility studies, project evaluations, capacity development, proposal development, health systems development, research and development.




Adebayo Adekola

Training Officer


phone: +31 348748701

address: Polanerbaan 11, 3447 GN, Woerden, The Netherlands

email: trainings@iplussolutions.org

website: www.iplussolutions.org

i+ academy (online trainings in SCM): www.iplusacademy.org


Direct course link: agora.unicef.org/course/view.php?id=1776

1.     Link to AGORA course à agora.unicef.org/course/view.php?id=1776

2.       Course flier à attached

3.       AGORA log in flier à attached

4.       You-tube link to course video. à youtu.be/i0kbQkyP0P8

5.       mp4 Video Links:

High Resolution: www.dropbox.com/s/dv83l3cm7ff6m7y/CCLVMCourse-HiResAnimation.mp4?dl=0

Medium Resolution: www.dropbox.com/s/2fxa6zmh69frfb8/CCLVMCourse-MedResAnimation.mp4?dl=0  

Low Resolution: www.dropbox.com/s/ggofvrpozhd8z6y/CCLVMCourse-LowResAnimation.mp4?dl=0  



Date: 11-22 July 2016
Could you please suggest by 15 May 2016 any other improvements that may be useful to facilitate the utilization of this important tool.
Please send your response to the email: habiyamberev@who.int


The UN Commission on Life-Saving Commodities (UNCoLSC or Commission) Supply Chain Technical Resource Team developed a quantification supplement covering 13 underused reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health commodities with great lifesaving potential. These 13 commodities, prioritized by the Commission, have diverse characteristics: some are new products in the process of being introduced, while others have been in use for many years but are underused or have not been available when needed or in the recommended formulation.

 The quantification supplement complements existing quantification guidance and offers practical tips and strategies for estimating the quantities of supplies needed by health programs at the country level. For each product, it includes forecasting steps, product considerations, forecasting algorithm “trees” or flow charts, and examples.

While this guidance was developed primarily for public sector and NGO programs, the methodology presented could also be relevant for forecasting commodity needs for the private sector. The document is available in both English and French, and lists additional quantification resources in an annex.

The latest USB version of PSM Toolbox (14-03-2016) is now available for download. Users may update their older version or download the new version at HERE (English)/ ICI (Français).

The PSM Toolbox is constantly being updated with new contents by international technical institutions and professionals. The following tools are modified and/or added to the PSM Toolbox in March 2016:

  • ART Quantification Tool (Solthis)
  • Pediatric ARV Cost Comparator tool (CHAI)
  • Pharmacovigilance Monitoring System (PViMS) (SIAPS)