Priority Programs in PH

This program is addressing the priorities in population health. It provides knowledge and skills needed to understand and hence, manage specific public health programs.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Effectively initiate, plan, and implement health promotion activities
  2. Analyze and manage women’s health issues relative to its public health implications
  3. Apply principles of analysis and management of environmental and occupational health problems
  4. Measure and value costs and effects of health care interventions
  5. Analyze the impact of human resource policies and processes on organizational performance in public health

Field Work

Residents spend seven weeks in the field in order to be exposed to real-life situations and to practice the skills they gain with the guidance of a dedicated mentor. participants can select from the following assignments and projects to complete their field work:

  1. Engage in an on-going health promotion program: Evaluate, improve and re-evaluate it.
  2. Collect qualitative interviews with representative women or representatives of disadvantaged/vulnerable populations on the basis of a self-developed or adapted set of relevant questions.
  3. Develop an economic analysis of environmental or occupational health problems and the most cost-effective interventions.
  4. Organize public meetings with political decision makers and discuss with them the options for reforming health services.

Targeted Group

Professionals who are interested in widening their horizons and qualifying for leadership positions in national or regional health services/health systems or who strive for an academic or political career in the health field.


Duration: 3 Months
Courses: 5
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Residents who complete the three-month program requirements will be awarded Technical diploma issued by International Academy of Public Health (IAPH) and accredited by Agency for Public Health Education Accreditation (APHEA).

Courses In This Program