African Pharmaceutical Forum (APF) and Empower School of Health launch a partnership to empower millions.

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Dr. Didier Mouliom Ngambe

APF — Secretary General

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Dr. Prosper Hiag

APF — President

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Prof. Paul Lalvani

Director — Empower Group

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Denis Broun

Director — Empower Swiss

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Prof. Bernadette Nirmal Kumar

Senior Advisor — Empower

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Prof. Andy Barraclough

Director — Training and Capacity Building

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Mr. Henri Fourcault

Director — Center for Leadership Development in Geneva

About APF

The African Pharmaceutical Forum (APF) is the FIP Sixth Regional Forum of National Pharmaceutical Organizations in cooperation with the World Health Organization (WHO) African regional office. The forum was founded in May 2004 in Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe.

About Empower

Empower is a capacity building organization that has worked across 100+ countries in multiple languages to strengthen the institutional and HR capacity of global health & humanitarian programs through online courses and face-to-face training.

Empower is an ISO 9001:2015 (for overall quality) and ISO/IEC 40180:2017 (for e-Learning) certified organization; Empower is also a globally accredited public health institute (refer to that is focused on capacity building.

How Empower Works

Empower works with individuals and institutions to create sustainable systems of knowledge sharing and learning. Taking global information and making it available at scale to every health worker, delivering on-demand and on-the-job learning and technical assistance is our forte.

We have the experience (over 100 countries and over 250 organizations), we have a diverse team of healthcare professionals (doctors, pharmacists, biomedical engineers, nurses, laboratory technicians), designers (instructional designers, graphic designers, sound engineers) and technology experts (computer scientists, engineers, coders, data analysts) who make this possible.

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Academic and Professional Partners

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Our Reach

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Browse Our Courses

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Procurement and Supply Chain Management
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Pharmaceutical Services
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Anti Microbial Resistance
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Other (Diagnostic, Careers)

Build your career with courses adapted to today's world. These courses are specially designed for healthcare professionals working at different levels of the healthcare system and in various organizations. Learn skill based courses from the Empower School of Health and our partners.

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Courses in Spotlight

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Online Post Graduate Diploma in Global Health Procurement and Supply Chain Management

The course addresses one topic area per month, starting with a module on introduction to PSM and ending... know more.

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Diplôme d’études supérieures en gestion de la chaîne d’approvisionnement et achats publics

Le cours est structuré pour aborder un domaine thématique par mois, en commençant par... know more.

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Diploma Course in Global Health Procurement and Supply Chain Management

The course is structured to address one topic area per month, starting with a module on introduction to PSM and... know more.

International Careers in Global Health and Supply Chain

Candidates are helped to understand the skills and knowledge required to pursue a career in international organizations... know more.