Appropriate Technologies in the Health Sector

Missionsärztliches Institut Würzburg (MI)
11.11.2012 - 16.11.2012  Missionsärztliches Institut Hanna-Decker-Haus Hermann-Schell-Straße 7 97074 Würzburg
Course Content
At the end of a successful completion of the course the student should be able
• To set up a basic laboratory and identify the appropriate tests
• To identify major issues in the laboratory and approach them
• To conduct effective quality control adapted to the local context
• To assess needs for hospital technology like water, energy, sanitary and waste management
• To identify needs for patient care (intensive medicine, incubators, endoscopy)
• To apply hospital facility management
Learning objectives, training objectives
The overall objective of this course is to gain knowledge in the concept and use of appropriate technologies in health services. Participants will be able to assess specific requirements and conclude upon the findings appropriately.
Target Audience
Medical and paramedical personnel such as physicians, nurses and laboratory technicians, who want to work in resource poor countries and are interested in professional laboratory training
TropEd accreditation: In process
Local Organizer
Missionsärztliches Institut, Hermann-Schell-Str. 7, 97074 Würzburg
Dieser Kurs ist als TropEd Kurs geplant und soll im Rahmen des TropEd Masterprogramms angeboten werden.

Enquiries and Registration:

Ms. Eva Leybach
Ms. Andrea Rogers
Development Cooperation - Special Topics and Health, NA, Tropical Medicine and Infectiology
EUR 500,00
Organizer contact info
Hermann-Schell-Str. 7
97074 Würzburg
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Österreichische Gesellschaft für Public HealthOÖ Gebietskrankenkasse, Referat für Wissenschaftskooperation Ärzte der WeltSwiss Tropical and Public Health InstituteAlumni Club Medizinische Universität WienÖsterreichisches Rotes KreuzEuropean Public Health Association (EUPHA)European Health Forum Gastein