The Essentials of Good Distribution Practices

Description: This 30 minute course outlines the mandatory processes and procedures for the procurement, warehousing, distribution and quality assurance of medicines and medical devices, used to support health programmes

Duration: 30 minutes (can be accelerated)

This 30 minute course will allow you to understand what Good Distribution Practice (GDP) is, it’s key principles & why it is important to organizations working in the humanitarian sector, understand your role in GDP and in safeguarding medicines through the supply chain. Good Distribution Practice refers to the minimum standards that distributors of medicines must meet to ensure that the quality and integrity of medicines is maintained throughout the Supply Chain and ensure that all patients receive the medicines in the same condition as was intended by the manufacturer.

This course was developed by Save the Children International and Humanitarian Leadership Academy with support from Amazon.

On completion of this course, you will be able to:
1. Define Good Distribution Practice (GDP).
2. Explain why GDP is important to an organization distributing medical products.
3. List the 10 key principles of Good Distribution Practice.

Is this course for me?
This course is designed for any supply chain staff working in the humanitarian sector

Will I get a certificate at the end?

How much does it cost?
This course free for all learners.

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  • Introduction
  • The Essentials of Good Distribution Practice
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever