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Best Courses in Amsterdam in Netherlands 2019

Students can select individual courses in accordance with their interests. Students may also structure a series of classes in a way that might achieve specific objectives such as improving job skills, pursuing new careers, or obtaining certificates or degrees.

The capital city of Netherlands, Amsterdam has well known universities such as the University of Amsterdam and Universiteitsbibliotheek Amsterdam. These educational institutions tend to provide diversified graduate and post graduate degree programs, and they have top notch Research and Development facilities.

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Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)

This course for experienced practitioners provides participants with the best and latest knowledge, techniques, and monitoring tools ... [+]

Tracking skills

This course is aimed at senior managers who are fully engaged in the planning, management, and evaluation of health sector reforms in developing countries. These senior managers may be employees in the Ministries of Health, they may work in embassies, international organizations, or non-governmental organizations that cooperate with the Ministries of Health on current health sector reforms.

contents

The new millennium has seen an increase in development aid for health. At the same time, the results, impact, and effectiveness of development assistance have become increasingly important. Ongoing health reforms include new forms of planning and implementation, innovations in terms of cooperation and partnerships. Do the reforms fulfill their objectives? What factors contribute to success, or failure, in a specific context?... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
August 2020
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)

This course looks at the key issues in the good governance of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) responses, including HIV, the complex political and financi ... [+]

What are the key issues in the good governance of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) responses, including HIV? How can one negotiate the complex political and financial terrain when developing policies and strategic plans? Maternal health, family planning, adolescent health, abortion and HIV, and the policies and strategies that address these, are among the most internationalized and to some extent politicized of all health issues. In this blended course, that combines classroom sessions with e-learning, you identify SRHR related international agreements, development commitments, and financial mechanisms, and analyze how these influence national policies and plans and vice versa. You will perform an SRHR strategic policy review from a multi-stakeholder perspective, addressing governance and financing structures and their implications for planning and managing the responses.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
May 2020
Full-time
3 weeks
Online & Campus Combined
Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)

This e-learning course strengthens you to address health system challenges in complex emergencies and fragile states. ... [+]

This e-learning course strengthens you to address health system challenges in complex emergencies and fragile states. To prepare you for improving these challenging situations we will analyze roles and strategies of key actors, humanitarian aid and politics, and human rights policies. You will thus become able to develop context-specific strategies for rebuilding disrupted health systems.

Objectives

At the end of this course participants will be able to:

Analyse the challenges of regulating healthcare provision in fragile and conflict-affected environments Discuss governance challenges and the key issues while addressing them in fragile and conflict-affected environments Analyse the challenges of allocating limited resources in fragile and conflict-affected environments Identify policy and implementation gaps and discuss options to address these in fragile and conflict-affected environments Develop context-specific strategies to address challenges in rebuilding health systems in fragile and conflict-affected environments Online learning ... [-]
Netherlands Amsterdam
March 2020
Full-time
2 - 5 weeks
Campus
Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)

In this course, participants examine how to improve access to equitable, quality sexual and Reproductive Health/ HIV and AIDS services with a focus on rights, while impro ... [+]

In this course, participants examine how to improve access to equitable, quality sexual and Reproductive Health/ HIV and AIDS services with a focus on rights, while improving integration of services as well as voice and participation.

This course is TropEd accredited and can be followed as a stand-alone course or as part of the Master in International Health or the Master in Public Health programmes. It is aimed at senior health managers and professionals working in sexual and public health.

Improving access to equitable and quality sexual and reproductive health, including HIV and AIDS-related services, is a major priority in global public health. This makes the effective organization of these services critical.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
April 2020
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)

An in-depth look at important issues and current debates in sexual reproductive health policy, including HIV and AIDS, towards more inclusive and rights-based approaches ... [+]

An in-depth look at important issues and current debates in sexual reproductive health policy, including HIV and AIDS, towards more inclusive and rights-based approaches to sexual and reproductive health.

This course is tropEd accredited and is intended for public health professionals looking to elevate their capabilities in sexual and reproductive health. It can be followed as a stand-alone course or as part of the Master in International Health or Master in Public Health programmes.

Content

Sexual and reproductive health includes a range of issues that affect the health of women and men at all stages in their lives. Driven by women’s and human rights movements, there has been a shift in the international arena from primarily focusing on population control and safe motherhood towards more inclusive and rights-based approaches to sexual and reproductive health.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
March 2020
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)

Disease control refers to a broad package of strategies for controlling diseases, from primary prevention, health promotion, and health legislation to screening for early ... [+]

Disease control refers to a broad package of strategies for controlling diseases, from primary prevention, health promotion, and health legislation to screening for early detection, treatment, and rehabilitation. This course is designed to help disease control officers retain the strength of their programmes while moving towards more integrated and sector-wide approaches.

This course is TropEd accredited and can be followed as a stand-alone course or as part of the Master in International Health or the Master in Public Health programmes.

In order to choose the right strategies for a specific disease in a given situation, healthcare managers need to understand the context in which a disease arises, the factors contributing to its spread, and the natural course of the disease.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
April 2020
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)

This course provides knowledge and skills that healthcare managers, policymakers, and planners need for human resource planning and management. It discusses policies, str ... [+]

This course provides knowledge and skills that healthcare managers, policymakers, and planners need for human resource planning and management. It discusses policies, strategies, and practices at a national and workplace level to address health workforce issues.

This course is tropEd accredited and can be followed as a stand-alone course or as part of the Master in International Health or Master in Public Health programmes.

Content

How can policymakers and managers improve the performance of the health workforce? How does one plan human resources? How can organizational development contribute to the performance of health workers?

The quality of health service delivery depends largely on the availability and performance of qualified personnel, aided by sufficient facilities, equipment, and drugs. Policymakers and managers can influence the performance of health workers by using carefully formulated and implemented human resources for health policies and strategies developed in consultation with stakeholders. In order to enhance workforce performance, policy makers and managers also need to be able to analyze organizational culture and behavior and to identify appropriate leadership skills.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
February 2020
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)

An in-depth look at important issues and current debates in health policy, health economics, and health financing, taking into account the diverse profit and not for prof ... [+]

An in-depth look at important issues and current debates in health policy, health economics, and health financing, taking into account the diverse profit and not for profit systems.

This course is tropEd accredited and is intended for public health professionals looking to elevate their capabilities in healthcare financing. It can be followed as a stand-alone course or as part of the Master in International Health or Master in Public Health programmes.

Content

This module takes an in-depth look at important issues and current debates in health policy, health economics, and health financing. Among these are the vital discussion points of decentralization, the public-private mix, international finance of health goods, aid effectiveness, TRIPS, community participation, health insurance and governance of health systems. The influence that certain actors, such as the international donor community and consumer groups, have on the health policy agenda is explored, and recent influential reports concerning health policy are discussed.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
May 2020
Full-time
2 - 3 weeks
Campus
Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)

This 10-day residential training programme for health professionals focuses on the analysis of health systems in countries affected by or recovering from, protracted cris ... [+]

If you are a health professional working in or with countries in crisis, working as health personnel in government institutions, NGOs, UN agencies and humanitarian organizations or as an independent consultant, then this course is intended for you.

This 10-day residential training programme for health professionals focuses on the analysis of health systems in countries affected by or recovering from, protracted crisis. It is organized jointly with the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Save the Children and the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Location and dates

Amsterdam, the Netherlands: 19-30 August 2019

Course fee: 1960 EuroEarly Bird fee: 1660 Euro (if paid before 1 May 2019)... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
August 2020
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)

This course focuses on qualitative health systems research. Participants gain experience in each step of the qualitative research process and learn ways to enhance the ut ... [+]

This course focuses on qualitative health systems research. Participants gain experience in each step of the qualitative research process and learn ways to enhance the utilization of research results.

This course is tropEd accredited and can be followed as a stand-alone course or as part of the Master in International Health or the Master in Public Health programmes.

Content

Policy makers, managers and service providers in the health system need to be able to select appropriate research methods to better understand and address the problems they face. This course specifically focuses on qualitative health systems research. The course also discusses which methods should be used to answer different health system research questions.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
January 2020
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)

The course gives an introduction to the use of GIS in disease control programmes and provides knowledge and basic skills on how GIS can be used for disease control, focus ... [+]

The course ‘Using GIS in disease control programmes’ jointly organized by KIT and the International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) Enschede, combines expertise in geographic information systems and its application in disease control.

The course gives an introduction to the use of GIS in disease control programmes and provides knowledge and basic skills on how GIS can be used for disease control, focusing on the epidemiological assessment of disease burden and the improvement of programmatic planning and management. Participants can choose from a range of practical case studies to tailor the course to their own needs.

Week 1

During the first week in Enschede, participants will be familiarized with key concepts and techniques in GIS, with an emphasis on developing basic software operating skills (ESRI ArcGIS vs 10.1 desktop).... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
June 2020
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)

This course equips participants with the up-to-date knowledge and state-of-the-art monitoring and evaluation (M&E) tools enabling them to answer such questions as Wha ... [+]

This advanced practitioners course equips participants with the up-to-date knowledge and state-of-the-art monitoring and evaluation (M&E) tools enabling them to answer such questions as:

What models, frameworks, and tools are suitable for a specific evaluation? How to balance the perspectives of different stakeholders?

Monitoring and evaluation skills are essential tools for working in a dynamic development environment. They aid decision making and lead to improvements in project impact through maximizing the learnings available.

This course is designed for senior managers who are actively involved in planning, management, and evaluation of health sector reforms in developing countries. These senior managers might be either working in Ministries of Health, or they may be the staff of embassies, international organizations, or NGOs developing partnerships with Ministries of Health within the scope of current health reforms.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
August 2020
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)

The Netherlands Course on Global Health and Tropical Medicine or Nederlandse Tropen Cursus (NTC) provides essential preparation for medical doctors, nurses, midwives and ... [+]

The Netherlands Course on Global Health and Tropical Medicine or Nederlandse Tropen Cursus (NTC) provides essential preparation for medical doctors, nurses, midwives and other health professionals who intend to work in low- and middle-income countries or societies. Participants may be preparing to work in a district hospital at the first level of referral or intend to participate in health care projects with non-governmental organizations (NGOs). The NTC can be taken as a stand-alone course or as part of the Master in International Health course (MIH). In the Netherlands, the NTC forms part of a post-graduate training programme for physicians leading to a diploma in tropical medicine. For more information, go to www.nvtg.org. For health professionals who want to go abroad for a short period, it is also possible to follow separate sessions of the NTC course. For more information follow the link. The NTC is jointly organized by the Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre (VU) in Amsterdam, the University Hospital of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and KIT (Royal Tropical Institute ) and is NVAO accredited.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
3 months
Campus