Atlantic Regional Training Centre

Dr Vu Xuan Phu
138 - Giang vo - Hanoi.

Tel: +84 (0)4 84 52 822/ext. 147
Fax: +84 (0)4 84 52 738
Email: vxp@hsph.edu.vn
Internet: http://www.hsph.edu.vn


Courses on this page:    Master of Hospital Management Program
Bridging the Gap between Research and Health Policymaking

Course Title Master of Hospital Management Program
Institution Hanoi: School of Public Health
Country Vietnam
Type Master
Topics Management: Hospital Management
Language English
Location Hanoi, Vietnam
Objectives/
Content

Since 2004, with the support and permission of the Ministry of Health, the Hanoi School of Public Health has piloted a Master of Hospital Management Training Program. This program aims to improve the capacity of professionals in the health sector. The course curriculum was developed base on an assessment of training needs in hospital in Vietnam, as well as referral was made to 6 hospital management training curricular from around the world and experience gained from study tours to Hospital management programs at institutions such as the London School of Hygiene and Epidemiology (UK), Leeds University (UK), University of New South Wales (Australia), and Indian Institute of Management (India). In addition, the Ministry of Health confides a task to the school organises training courses of Hospital management for staff at different hospitals from many years until now.

The objective of the Master of Hospital Management Training Program is to provide knowledge and skills on hospital management to candidates so that they can perform hospital functions and tasks well and thus contribute to the improvement of the quality and the efficiency of hospital operation.

Next Beginning December 2009
Duration 2 years
Requirements Eligibility candidates include medical doctors, pharmacists at the university level, and bachelor degree holders with specialization in health sciences (such as nursing, medical technology, ect.) or specialization in other disciplines.
Candidate must be currently or intend to be in a management position in hospitals or organization related to public or private health services.
Having at least 2 years of experience working in the health care sector.
For further
information

Tel: +84 (0)4 266 23 35
Fax: +84 (0)4 266 23 85
Email: dtsdh@hsph.edu.vn
Internet: http://www.hsph.edu.vn/english/node/662

Last update 03/12/2008 mas
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Course Title Bridging the Gap between Research and Health Policymaking
Institution Hanoi: School of Public Health
Country Vietnam
Type Certificate / Short Course (up to 3 months)
Topics Public/Global Health: Health Policy and Planning
Health Research and Methods
Health Research and Methods: Study Design and Data Analysis
Language English
Degree, Credits 3 ECTS; Accredited in May 2008 by TropEd
Location Hanoi, Vietnam
Objectives/
Content
Objectives:
1. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding the fundamentals of health policy framework
2. Explain how research findings enter and influence the policy process
3. Critically examine the research-to-policy gap and identify strategies to overcome this gap
4. Create a comprehensive policy-level communication strategy
5. Demonstrate skills in communicating research evidence to policymakers using compelling written and oral formats
Content:
1. An overview of analytical framework of health policy including the notions of context, process, actors and content. Refresher on elements and characteristics of the policy process
2. From research to policy: Critically examine how research findings enter and influence the policy process; research-policy gap; identifying key research findings and policy implications, barriers to research influencing policy; strategies to overcome barriers to research influencing policy.
3. Developing policy communication strategy to communicate research findings and policy recommendations to policymakers at different levels: key elements of policy communication strategy; identify key communication constraints and opportunities carry out and develop communication action plan and evaluation performance.
4. Policy communication tools used to inform and persuade policymakers: Writing factsheets, policy memo and briefing policymakers using oral presentation.
Next Beginning 20 May - 5 June 2009
Duration 2 weeks
No. of
Participants
The number of students is limited to 20, max no. of TropEd students is 10.
Participants'
Profile
Public health practitioners, public health researchers, health managers, and other health workers who are interested in using evidence to advocate for health policy changes
Requirements

Proficiency in English, TOEFL 550 or IELTS 6.0
- Student having finished the core course of a Master Degree Program within TropEd Network may joint this course.
- Students are required to bring to the course one research (it might be student’s research or any article or research report that students prefer), used as basic document for doing some exercises (identify research findings, policy implications, and recommendations, develop communication strategy, prepare factsheet and oral presentation to policy makers).

Coordinator Nguyen Thanh Huong, MPH, PhD
Course fee 600 Euro
For further
information
E-mail: dtsdh@hsph.edu.vn
Internet: http://www.troped.org/detail/index.jsp?id=318
Last update 01/04/2009 mas
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