The University of Heidelbergis having the following Short Courses offered by the Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health of the University of Heidelberg
â€¢ Reproductive health services and HIV/AIDS: New Evidence and strategy
â€¢ Using Research for better Practice in International Health (New!)
â€¢ Disease Control: Policies and Strategies (New!)
â€¢ Improving the Quality of Healthcare Services (New!)
â€¢ Leadership and Change Management
â€¢ Medical Anthropology as a Tool for Public Health
â€¢ Financing Health Care – Principles of Insurance
â€¢ Consultancy Skills in International Cooperation in Health:
Evaluation of Health Projects and Programmes
â€¢ Consultancy Skills in International Cooperation in Health: Proposal
Development targeting international donors
â€¢ Quality Management in International Health* Health and Human
â€¢ Health of Unstable Populations
â€¢ Climate Change and Health: Impact and Adaptation Policies (New!)
You can download a PDF file giving a short overview of all courses at
the following website:
The target group includes MDs, nurses, pharmacists, policy makers, project /programme planners, managers, social scientists, educators, consultants, health workers, etc. Participants have been sent before by e.g. GTZ, Med air, Doctors without Borders, MOHs, and NGOs. All courses are accredited within the international network of higher education called “trop Ed”, which offers a master programme in International Health, but the courses are open for individual further training.
The diversity of disciplines, experiences and countries represented in class, adds to the fruitful learning environment.
Using current theories, case studies and practical exercises, they continue to put stress on enhancing the skills and abilities of participants which can be put into practice in their daily work. Lecturers usually have both an academic background as well as working in International Health.
Upon successful completion of the course, participants receive a certificate of attendance by the University of Heidelberg.
Most courses are organised as two- weeks intensive courses which cost
EUR1.500.The course fee includes course materials, but not the accommodation, Insurance or other personal costs during the stay. Early registration is advisable to ensure a seat in the courses as well as allowing time for all organisational matters.
For further information, organisation & application forms please
inquire at: [email protected]
courtesy by Dr. Oliver Malokota