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How to plan successful health programmes? A focus on priority setting, resource allocation and strategic planning

Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) / Teaching & Training

12.11.2018 - 30.11.2018

Ifakara Health Institute (IHI)
Ifakara, Tansania

Course Content

The course aims at introducing the basic principles of strategic programme and project design and management taking into consideration local, district, national and international evidence and realities. It also focuses on practical aspects of the planning and implementation process, using the techniques of a simulation exercise and computer based support.

Target Audience
  • Health professionals (medical doctors, nurses, midwives, pharmacists)
  • Managers, planners, social scientists, health system researchers, educators
  • At least three years of professional experience
  • Completion of the diploma course

Testimonials confirming attendance will be issued at the end of the course. A certificate is awarded to those participants who have reached the acceptable level of performance, which is defined as 60% of the achievable maximum.


CHF 3.850,00
For students registered as a tropEd Master student at a tropEd home institution the course fee is CHF 3350.00


4.5 Ects-Points

Type of degree
Certificate of attendance
Education form
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