The certification is the recognized best practice for training in humanitarian logistics and management of the supply chain. The objective of this training is to enhance the effectiveness of emergency response to vulnerable populations worldwide by improving the professional skills of logisticians working in the humanitarian field.
Who can apply?
Applicants for the Certification in Humanitarian Medical Logistics Practices (MedLog) must have field experience of at least one year as a humanitarian logistician or a medical specialist. Those who apply for the Certification in Humanitarian Logistics must have a minimum of one year’s experience in the field as a humanitarian logistician.
The certification programme is delivered entirely on-line so access to the internet is vital. Candidates must also be able to convince us of their availability to complete the training and subsequently use the knowledge and skills acquired in a humanitarian environment. Preference will be given to candidates who are currently serving as humanitarian actors on the ground, with a national NGO, or with a government agency (such as the Ministry of Health or National Agency for Disaster Management).