DRUG MANAGEMENT AND RATIONAL USE

This course on drug management and rational use for health care workers is intended to improve the quality of health care through cost-effective use of medicines.
 

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The course units can be downloaded in MSWindows (DOC) and Open Office Document (ODT) formats below.

 

Copyright
© 2007 African Medical Research Foundation (AMREF)

This course  is distributed under the Creative Common Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 license.  Any part of this unit including the illustrations may be copied, reproduced or adapted to meet the needs of local health workers, for teaching purposes, provided proper citation is accorded AMREF. If you alter, transform, or build upon this work, you may distribute the resulting work only under the same, similar or a compatible license.  AMREF would be grateful to learn how you are using this course and welcomes constructive comments and suggestions.  Please address any correspondence to:

The African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF)
Directorate of Learning Systems
PO Box 27691 - 00506, Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: +254 (20) 6993000
Fax: +254 (20) 609518
Email: amreftraining@amrefhq.org

Website: www.amref.org

 

 

Course content

This course is made up of the following six (6) units:  

Unit 1 - Policies and Drug Control
Unit 2 - Selection of Medicines 
Unit 3 - Procurement and Medicine Quality
Unit 4 - Distribution of Medicines
Unit 5 - Rational Drug Use
Unit 6 - Organization and Management of Drug Supply

 

The course units can be downloaded in MSWindows (DOC) and Open Office Document (ODT) formats below:

Introduction to the Course 
(DOC 147KB)
(ODT 92KB)

Pretest
(DOC 60KB)
(ODT 22KB)

  • Unit 1: Policies and Drug Control
    (DOC 9MB)
    (ODT 1.1MB)
  • Unit 2: Selection of Medicines
    (DOC 6.8MB)
    (ODT 6.5MB)
  • Unit 3: Procurement and Medicine Quality
    (DOC 0.9MB) 
    (ODT 384KB)
  • Unit 4: Distribution of Medicines
    (DOC 3.9MB)
    (ODT 3.4MB)
  • Unit 5: Rational Drug Use
    (DOC 0.4MB)
    (ODT 267KB)
  • Unit 6: Organization and Management of Drug Supply
    (DOC 0.5MB)
    (ODT 131KB)

 

 

ENROL

Enrol in this course through the African Medical Research Foundation Distance Education Programme. Learners pay a small fee to participate in this course.

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