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Part-time: Master of Public Health/International Course in Health Development

KIT (Royal Tropical Institute) / Health and Education
Course Content
Health systems in developing countries face a wide range of challenges: inequalities in health and health care; the overwhelming problems posed by the HIV pandemic; health sector reforms; call for equity and poverty reduction; epidemiological and demographic transitions with their double burden of disease; new partnerships with donors and other institutions through sector-wide approaches and Global Funds; the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals;
Learning objectives, training objectives
The ICHD/MPH is designed to develop the capacity of senior health managers to use an integrated, multi-disciplinary approach to address health problems in their country.
Target Audience
This course is aimed at professionals working, or preparing to work, in a managerial capacity in health services at national, regional or decentralized district level.
Qualifications
Academic training at least level of a bachelor’s degree, either in medicine or in another field related to health, such as health sciences, economics, social science or nursing. A minimum of three years of experience, but preferably four years
Accreditation
Accreditation Organisation of the Nederlands and Flanders
Local Organizer
VU (Vrije Universiteit) Amsterdam
Notes
If you can't leave your home/job for 1 year full-time it is now possible to follow the MPH/ICHD programme in parts. You will take trimester 1 in your first year, trimester 2 in the second year and trimester 3 can be done distance-based.
 

Enquiries and Registration:

Ms. Maud Molenaar
Ms. Rinia Sahebdin
 
Categories
Economics, Financing and Controlling, Epidemiology and Disease Control, Health Promotion, Health Services, Health Systems, Public Health
Type of degree
Master
Education form
Full Time
Duration
3 Trimester
Languages
English
Credit Points
60 ECTS - Points
Fees
EUR 17.441,00
(Travel, visa, insurance, living costs are NOT included in the course fee.)
Organizer contact info
P. O Box 95001
1090 HA Amsterdam
Netherlands
 
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