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 analyse 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.
At the end of this course participants will be able to:
- Analyse the challenges of regulating health care 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
This module is an online learning course. The facilitation of the learning experience is conducted exclusively via a Moodle based virtual learning environment (virtualgrounds.kit.nl), which will contain all learning materials. Interaction between learners and the lecturer will be through e-communication (using the KIT Virtual Grounds and other tools such as Skype).
- English proficiency equivalent to IELTS of 6.0 OR TOEFL 580 in paper test and 237 in computer based test
- Relevant work experience in public/international health
- Regular access to a computer and the internet (broadband) for the duration of the module
- Basic computer skills, including using the world-wide web
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Last updated February 21, 2017