Capacity Building - Quality Assurance
As part of its commitment to ensuring that all individuals have access to affordable, quality assured reproductive health and family planning supplies, UNFPA Procurement Services Branch offers procurement capacity building in the form of technical support, training, and mentoring activities for key stakeholders in the production and regulation of RH commodities. This capacity building is available to manufacturers, national regulatory authorities, national quality control laboratories and other similar bodies. Current capacity building initiatives include:
- Regional workshops on standards and laboratory quality control for RH products
- On-site trainings for national laboratories testing male and female condoms as described here
- In collaboration with WHO, informational annual meeting on the WHO/UNFPA prequalification processes and specifications
- Regional hands-on training on male condom dossier assessment
- Male condom inspection
UNFPA is also available to provide Quality Assurance Capacity Building support for third party organizations upon request.
Third party support includes: consultation on quality assurance issues, training, and policy development.
For information on upcoming capacity building workshops and events please contact the Quality Assurance team.