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Health System Strenghtening in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Akademie für Globale Gesundheit und Entwicklung (AGGE)

03.06.2019 - 07.06.2019

Institut für Public Health Heidelberg

Course Content

Catalytic role of health systems strengthening (HSS) for improving population’s health and protecting against health-related financial risks in low/middle-income countries (LMICs) is welldocumented. During the last few decades international donor and technical agencies intermittently used the disease-specific (“vertical”) and system-specific (“horizontal”) strategies for providing health support to LMICs.

Learning objectives, training objectives

This course aims to provide students with the necessary tools to develop and to successfully implement HSS interventions in LMICs in order to maximize impact of national disease-control programs.

Target Audience

It is open to tropEd students, graduate students enrolled in global health programs, health practitioners in LMICs and technical/operational staff of international organizations based in LMICs.

Enquiries and Registration

Anchal Sharma

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