Health Systems Summer Institute

Category: Methods for HPSR,Community-based Health,Management in HPSR,Policy analysis,Global Health,Systems Thinking,Implementation Research,
Institution:Johns Hopkins University
Country: United States
Region: Americas
Language: English
Audience: Educators,Health Organization Managers ,Masters Students,NGO Staff,Physicians,Policy Makers, Practicing Researchers,Health Organization Managers,Doctoral Students,Practicing Researchers,


Overall goals of the course

The Health Systems Summer Institute aims to provide early- and mid-career professionals the skills necessary to address key health systems issues. Participants will learn the principles of health systems and develop the skills necessary to improve a wide range of public health systems. Course work focuses on low- and middle-income countries, but the skills are universal. The Institute consists of 11 courses in the following topics:

• Injury/Trauma Surveillance

• Gender Analysis

• Health Systems Modeling

• Primary Health Care

• Qualitative Methods

• Monitoring and Evaluation

Learning objectives

Participants will learn to:

• Measure the burden of disease

• Monitor and evaluate health programs

• Use systems science approaches in health systems

• Learn how to incorporate gender analysis into health systems research

• Apply principles of design guided by public health concerns to adapt innovation in resource-limited settings

Major topics covered

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Teaching formats

Facilitator inputs, small group discussions, review of HPSR, instructor-led and facilitated discussion

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