This training 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, 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.
As part of this course, students are required to critically read and discuss papers on specific health policy debates in low and middle income countries.
With our educational program you will be able to:
- develop a broad overview of alternative and innovative modes of health financing
- describe and analyze the relationship between health and economic development within the macro-economic context of low income countries
- analyze the role of the pharmaceutical sector, in the context of existing international trade laws and agreements
- analyze the key characteristics of health system decentralization in low and middle income countries
- discuss the conditions and circumstances in which health programs should be vertically organized or integrated.
We provide trainings for:
- Health sector managers of various levels (national/federal, regional, local, facilities and others);
- Health financing specialists of all grades;
- Clinicians (family doctors, cardiologists, surgeons, incl. cardiovascular, rehabilitation specialists etc.);
- Medium and junior level medical practitioners (nurses).
Through our education programs, Torramma is dedicated to build an up-to-date health system, whether for the whole country, specific region or a given hospital, requires getting modern knowledge with skills and exploring best experiences available worldwide.
Contact us to learn more about Torramma educational programs and upcoming training courses near you.