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Program Overview

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

By the end of the program, participant will be able to:

  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

Training Courses

Participants in this program complete the following five courses:

  1. Health promotion
  2. Women’s health
  3. Environmental and occupational health
  4. Health economics
  5. Governance of population health and well-being

Field Work

Participants 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. The following field projects are expected to be conducted during the field work period:

  1. Develop and implement realistic and focused public health field projects/assignments
  2. Provide regular feedback to all contributing persons
  3. Work with partners
  4. Write a project/assignment report

Targeted Group

Professionals with a minimum of bachelor degree and at least one year of professional practice in the health sector, preferably in the public health labor force, 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.

Training Delivery Method

  1. In-class method
  2. Blended learning method
  • Number of Coursers: 5
  • Duration: 3 Months

Accredited By


Participant who complete the three-month program requirements will be awarded a Post Graduate Diploma Certificate (PGDC).

Courses in this Program


Health promotion

  • Duration 30 Learning Hours
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Women’s health

  • Duration 30 Learning Hours
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Environmental and occupational health

  • Duration 30 Learning Hours
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Health economics

  • Duration 30 Learning Hours
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Governance of population health and well-being

  • Duration 30 Learning Hours
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