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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), 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, E-Mail:

Bernadette Peterhan

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