Improving the Quality of Healthcare Services

Ruprecht-Karls Universität Heidelberg Universitätsklinikum / Institute of Public Health
20.02.2012 - 02.03.2012  Heidelberg
Course Content
Focusing on practical tools and methods, this course provides participants with skills to improve healthcare services in low and middle income countries. It will assist participants to adapt current quality improvement tools, methods and techniques to national and local settings with a special emphasis on managing and motivating people. Using case studies and experiences, approaches and tools for quality improvement and their applicability in low and middle income countries will be compared.
Target Audience
Public health practitioners, medical doctors, nurses, policy makers, programme/project planners, managers, paramedical staff, social scientists, educators
English proficiency
University of Heidelberg; tropEd
Local Organizer
Short Courses in International Health Programme
Registration deadline:none - first come, first serve; please keep in mind the time you need for travel and visa arrangements.

Enquiries and Registration:

Ms. Nandita Rothermund
Development Cooperation - Advanced Training, Development Cooperation - Special Topics and Health, Health Promotion, Health Systems, Public Health, Quality Management
Credit Points
3 ECTS - Points
EUR 1.500,00
Organizer contact info
Im Neuenheimer Feld 324
69120 Heidelberg
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