University of the Western Cape
 

School of Public Health
University of the Western Cape
Private Bag X17
Bellville 7535
Cape Town
South Africa

Tel: + 27 (0)21 959 28 09
Fax: + 27 (0)21 959 28 27/1224
Email: bbasson@uwc.ac.za
Internet: www.soph.uwc.ac.za


Courses on this page:    Short Course in Community Involvement in Health
Short Course in Improving the Management of Severe Malnutrition
Short Course in Health Management
Master in Public Health, Diploma in Public Health, Certificate in Public Health

Course Title Short Course in Community Involvement in Health
Institution Tygerberg: University of the Western Cape
Country South Africa
Type Summer School
Topics Public/Global Health: Community, Rural and Urban Health
Public/Global Health: Primary Health Care
Language English
Degree, Credits
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Objectives/
Content
Aim: The course aims to examine the potential, but also the complexities of working with communities. Different aspects will be explored, including capacity building in the community, working in partnership with communities, advocacy and social capital.
More details of these course will be available on the SOPH & DLL website later in the year.
Next Beginning June and July every year
Appl. Deadline 31th October 2005
Duration 1 or 2 weeks
No. of
Participants
25
Participants'
Profile
Public health students & researchers, health service managers, senior environmental health officers
Requirements Degree/diploma in Life Sciences, or equivalent
Teaching staff Senior scientists and university lecturers
Coordinator Dr Ruth Stern
Methods Participatory class work and site visits
Evaluation By students
Cooperation The School of Public Health was recently designated a "WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Human Resources for Health Development".
Course fee The cost of attending Module I is ZAR 1,250 but if Module II is at- tended in the following week, the cost for both Modules is ZAR 1,800. This includes the cost of tuition and supplied materials. Fees for applications from outside South Africa are US$ 600 for one Module and US$ 1,100 for both. .
For further
information

Ms Corinne Carolissen
Tel: +27 (0)21 959 2809/2166
Fax: +27 (0)21 959 2872
E mail: ccarolissen@uwc.ac.za
Internet: http://www.uwc.ac.za/dll/prospectus/courses.htm#health

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Course Title Short Course in Improving the Management of Severe Malnutrition
Institution Tygerberg: University of the Western Cape
Country South Africa
Type Summer School
Topics Health Determinants: Nutrition and Malnutrition
Language English
Degree, Credits
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Objectives/
Content
Details of these course will be available on the SOPH & DLL websites later in the year.
Next Beginning June and July every year
Appl. Deadline  
Duration 1 or 2 weeks
No. of
Participants
25
Participants'
Profile
Public health students & researchers, health service managers, senior environmental health officers
Requirements Degree/diploma in Life Sciences, Town Planning or equivalent
Structure 2 Modules of 1 week each (consecutive), Module 2 may only be taken if Module 1 is completed
Teaching staff Senior scientists and university lecturers
Coordinator John R Seager, PhD
Methods Participatory class work and site visits
Evaluation By students
Cooperation The School of Public Health was recently designated a "WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Human Resources for Health Development".
Course fee The cost of attending Module I is ZAR 1,250 but if Module II is at- tended in the following week, the cost for both Modules is ZAR 1,800. This includes the cost of tuition and supplied materials. Fees for applications from outside South Africa are US$ 600 for one Module and US$ 1,100 for both. .
For further
information

Ms Corinne Carolissen
Tel: +27 (0)21 959 2809/2166
Fax: +27 (0)21 959 2872
E mail: ccarolissen@uwc.ac.za
Internet: http://www.uwc.ac.za/dll/prospectus/courses.htm#health

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Course Title Short Course in Health Management
Institution Tygerberg: University of the Western Cape
Country South Africa
Type Summer School
Topics Management: Health Services Management
Language English
Degree, Credits
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Objectives/
Content
Aim: To present an overview of the basic skills necessary for effective health management. More details of these course will be available on the SOPH & DLL websites later in the year.
Next Beginning June and July every year
Appl. Deadline  
Duration 1 or 2 weeks
No. of
Participants
25
Participants'
Profile
Public health students & researchers, health service managers, senior environmental health officers
Requirements Degree/diploma in Life Sciences, Town Planning or equivalent
Structure 2 Modules of 1 week each (consecutive), Module 2 may only be taken if Module 1 is completed
Teaching staff Senior scientists and university lecturers
Coordinator Dr Harry Hausler
Methods Participatory class work and site visits
Evaluation By students
Cooperation The School of Public Health was recently designated a "WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Human Resources for Health Development".
Course fee The cost of attending Module I is ZAR 1,250 but if Module II is at- tended in the following week, the cost for both Modules is ZAR 1,800. This includes the cost of tuition and supplied materials. Fees for applications from outside South Africa are US$ 600 for one Module and US$ 1,100 for both. .
For further
information

Ms Corinne Carolissen
Tel: +27 (0)21 959 2809/2166
Fax: +27 (0)21 959 2872
E mail: ccarolissen@uwc.ac.za
Internet: http://www.uwc.ac.za/dll/prospectus/courses.htm#health

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Course Title Master in Public Health, Diploma in Public Health,Certificate in Public Health
Institution Tygerberg: University of the Western Cape
Country South Africa
Type Certificate / Short Course (up to 3 months)
Diploma
Master
Distance Learning
Topics Public/Global Health: Community, Rural and Urban Health
Public/Global Health: Primary Health Care
Health Research and Methods
Language English
Degree, Credits
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Objectives/
Content
Next Beginning Annually
Appl. Deadline  
Duration Certificate and Diploma: One year
Master: Two years
No. of
Participants
Health and welfare workers in the sub-continent interested in knowledge and skills to manage public health services
Participants'
Profile
Certificate: Undergraduate Degree, OR Diploma (at least 3 years) OR Relevant experience (according to university guidelines)
Diploma: Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health OR Honours Degree OR 4 year undergraduate degree OR 3 year undergraduate degree with significant experience OR Diploma (at least 3 years) with significant experience
Master: Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health OR Honours Degree OR 4 year undergraduate degree
Course fee R850 per module
For further
information

Ms Corinne Carolissen
Tel: +27 (0)21 959 2809/2166
Fax: +27 (0)21 959 2872
E mail: ccarolissen@uwc.ac.za

Ms Janine Kader
Tel: (021) 959 2591
Fax: (021) 959 2872
Internet: http://www.uwc.ac.za/dll/prospectus/courses.htm#health

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