News and Events

2018 Asia Regional Flagship Course on Health System Strengthening and Sustainable Financing

Dates: March 5-9, 2018

Brief description: The course is intended for high-level health, finance and social health insurance policy-makers, development partners, implementers, and other key stakeholders, including academics. This five-day version of the World Bank Global Flagship Course prioritizes issues relevant to countries in the Asia Pacific region whilst following the basic framework and approach used in the Global Flagship Courses offered in Washington, D.C. and Tokyo. It will be taught and facilitated by faculty from the Asia Pacific region and ANHSS. Each faculty member has experience teaching other Flagship Courses

For more information and to register, please visit: http://www.anhss.org/flagship-form/

Policy Analysis Using Interrupted Time Series

Dates: Repeats several times per year

Brief Description: Interrupted time series analysis is one of the most rigorous ways to evaluate policies with routinely collected data. The online course ITSx on edX comprehensively introduces analysts to interrupted time series analysis (ITS) and regression discontinuity designs (RD) from start to finish, including definition of an appropriate research question, selection and setup of data sources, statistical analysis, interpretation and presentation, and identification of potential pitfalls. 

For more information and to register, please visit: https://www.edx.org/course/policy-analysis-using-interrupted-time-ubcx-itsx-1

Special issue of Global Health Action on using blended learning techniques for teaching global health research

Dates: Ongoing

Brief Description: Several members of the TWG on Teaching and Learning HPSR have recently published a special issue in the journal Global Health Action. The special focuses on distance- and blended-learning in global health research, and describes the ARCADE experience as well as additional programs using blended learning techniques in Africa, Asia, and beyond. 

For more information please visit: Special issue: http://www.globalhealthaction.net/index.php/gha/issue/view/1717 and editorial: http://www.globalhealthaction.net/index.php/gha/article/view/33429.