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Health Care and Management: From Research to Implementation

Schweizerisches Tropen- und Public Health-Institut (Swiss TPH) - Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) / Education & Training
08.03.2021 - 11.06.2021  Socinstrasse 57, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
Application Deadline: 31 October 2020 For Scholarship-Applications: 31 August 2020
Application Deadline:October 31st 2020
Course Content
The course is subdivided into four thematic modules.

Introduction and Orientation
Setting the Scene

Concepts and Research Methods
Basic Tool Kit (Statistics, Research Methods), Applied Epidemiology, Community Approach, Field exercise in a rural part of Switzerland

Health Problems and Responses
Essential Laboratory and Parasitology, Health Care, Reproductive and Child Health

Health System Management and Communication
Information, Education and Communication in Health, Management Strategies
Learning objectives, training objectives
This 3 months full time course aims at introducing participants to the fundamentals of international health with a range of skills and knowledge needed to work as a member of a district management team.
Target Audience
Health professionals, managers, planners, social scientists, health systems researchers, educators
At least 2 years of professional experience, TOEFL 79-80 (internet based) or IELTS 6.0, commitment to work in a developing country
Local Organizer
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Socinstrasse 57, 4051 Basel/Switzerland
The HCM is accredited as a mandatory core course for the Master of Science in International Health (TropEd-Network)

Enquiries and Registration:

Online Application Link:
Ms. Sarah Hostettler
Ms. Bernadette Peterhans
Child and Adolescent Medicine, Clinical Research, Dental, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dermatology, Development Cooperation - Advanced Training, Development Cooperation - First Mission Abroad, Development Cooperation - Special Topics and Health, Economics, Financing and Controlling, Emergency Medicine International, Epidemiology and Disease Control, Evidence-Based Health Care, Evidence-Based Medicine, Family Planning and Gender, General Medicine, Health Professions Education, Health Promotion, Health Services, Health Systems, Hospital Management and Organisation, Humanitarian Assistance - Advanced Training, Humanitarian Assistance - First Mission Abroad, Hygiene and Microbiology, Immunology, Internal Medicine, Leadership, Lung Diseases, Medical and Chemical Laboratory Diagnostics, Medical Education , Mental Health, Nutrition, Program Evaluation, Project management, Public Health, Public Health Research, Quality Management, Sexually Transmitted Infections, Social Medicine, Statistics, Travel Medicine, Tropical Medicine and Infectiology
Type of degree
Education form
Full Time
3 Months
Credit Points
20 ECTS - Points
CHF 7.000,00
(Registration fee CHF 500.- Course fee CHF 6500.-)
Number of participants (max.)
Organizer contact info
Socinstrasse 57, Postfach
4002 Basel
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