A master’s program is a specialized degree that is typically obtained by individuals who want to focus their learning in a specific area. Earning a Master of Science, MA, or MBA is a smart choice for students as it may provide a competitive edge in an aggressive job market.
Studies in public health explore the health of communities and the people who reside within them. Courses often consider the role of public policy in shaping community health outcomes as well as what can be done to prevent disease and injury.
Belgium offers a market oriented higher-level education that is based on skills and innovation. The country's higher education institutions offer an interactive at the same time research oriented university education before joining the job market.
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The Master in Public Health - Disease Control (MCM) is an international course of a ten-month period aimed at health professionals involved ... [+]
Master in Public Health - Disease Control
The Master in Public Health - Disease Control (MCM) is an international course with a duration of ten months for health professionals involved in prevention and control of diseases or in reproductive health programs in countries low and moderate income. The teaching staff of MCA wants to help improve disease control by supporting program managers in their primary functions ie formulating a control policy and the implementation and evaluation of a monitoring program.
For this, the course does not only relies on the expertise of LMI teachers in the areas of tropical diseases, reproductive health and strengthening health systems, but also the rich exchange of experiences between students from different parts of the world. In addition, part of the course is followed with all participants of the Master in Public Health - Policy and Management of Health Systems orientation. The course is organized alternately in English and French.... [-]
The Master in Public Health - Policy and Management of Health System (PMSS-MPH) is a ten-month course aimed at health professionals working as managers [+]
Master in Public Health - Policy and Management of Health System
The Master in Public Health - Policy and Management of Health System (PMSS-MPH) is a ten-month course aimed at health professionals working as managers, policy makers and health service operators in countries with low and moderate incomes. In the area of Public Health and International Master aims to strengthen the capacity of health professionals to analyze local and national health systems, such as to enable them to develop specific improvement strategies to the context in question. A broader objective is to improve individual health and / or the population as a whole through better management of health systems, better formulation of health policies and better implementation. Health systems are analyzed from different perspectives: clinical, epidemiological, managerial, organizational, socio-economic and political. The course focuses on strategies for improving access of individuals or populations to curative, preventive and promotional quality. Part of the course is organized jointly with the Master in Disease Control (for details refer to the summary of the course on our website). The training is based on the following principles:... [-]