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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)

23.03.2020 - 26.06.2020
Socinstrasse 57
4051 Basel

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)

The moduels include following topics:

  • 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

The HCM is accredited as a mandatory core course for the Master of Science in International Health (TropEd-Network)

Type of degree
Education form
Full Time

CHF 7.000,00:
- Registration fee CHF 500.-
- Course fee CHF 6500.-

Enquiries and Registration

Sarah Hostettler

Bernadette Peterhans

"Going International promotes access to education and training for all regardless of social, geographic and national borders."

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