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Welcome to our course on Understanding and Strengthening Health Systems for Global Health. During the course we will provide you with an overview of the main elements or building blocks of a health system based on the World Health Organization’s guidance. You will have the opportunity to explore four main areas of health systems in global health with particular reference to low and middle income countries. The first area focuses on understanding health service organizations, the challenges. Our second module looks at WHO’s six major building blocks or health systems components with particular reference to primary health care and the need for community participation in planning, delivery and assessment of these systems components. in our third module we examine the specific systems component of human resource development and capacity building. The fourth area consists of health policy making and advocacy with stakeholders. This course is geared toward learners who are already involved in managing health and development programs on the ground in low and middle income countries or who are preparing for such a management role. The main lectures will span a four-week period with approximately 2-4 hours of viewing learning materials per week. We have one peer graded essay wherein you will use skills in ‘organizational’ diagnosis to better understand a challenge in an organization where you are or have worked. There are also quizzes. We hope you will engage with your fellow learners in discussion forums to learn from each other....
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Understanding Organizations and How They Change

Health Systems are human organizations. Organizations have structure, purpose and membership. To remain “Healthy” an organization must adapt to its environment, whether that be funding and policy changes or expectations of its clients. In this module we will focus on diagnosing factors related to the health of organizations and consider strategies to help organizations adapt....
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15 видео (всего 156 мин.), 1 материал для самостоятельного изучения, 1 тест
Video15 видео
Welcome2мин
What is an Organization? (Part 1)13мин
What is an Organization? (Part 2)10мин
What is an Organization? (Part 3)6мин
Stages in Organizational Change (Part 1)9мин
Stages in Organizational Change (Part 2)6мин
Organizational Diagnosis (Part 1)13мин
Organizational Diagnosis (Part 2)10мин
Organizational Diagnosis (Part 3)6мин
Organizational Change (Part 1)11мин
Organizational Change (Part 2)14мин
Understanding Health Systems (Part 1)13мин
Understanding Health Systems (Part 2)14мин
Systems Thinking8мин
Effecting change in a Health System15мин
Reading1 материал для самостоятельного изучения
Foundations of Global Health Specialization10мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Module 1 Quiz20мин
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5 ч. на завершение

Health Systems: Basic Functions and Building Blocks

The World Health Organization has described six major components or building blocks of a health system. In this module we will examine those components and delve more deeply into the aspects of financing, commodities and service delivery, especially through Primary health Care. We examine a ‘missing’ component, community systems. ...
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20 видео (всего 282 мин.), 1 тест
Video20 видео
Introduction to Primary Health Care27мин
The Building Blocks20мин
Building Blocks: Support25мин
Building Blocks: Community31мин
Where Do People Go When They Are Sick and Live 10 Miles from the Nearest Clinic?13мин
Patent Medicine Vendors— Business or Health Care Provider?12мин
Procurement for Medicine Shops and Vendors7мин
Community Case Management9мин
Procurement and Flow of Commodities to the Community21мин
Hybrid Models: Involving both CHWs and PMVs8мин
What Are Community Systems?14мин
CSS Framework12мин
Community Examples5мин
CSS Indicators12мин
National Health Accounts8мин
Financial Sources8мин
The Health Commodities10мин
Universal Health Coverage Requires a Strong Health Workforce12мин
Preparing Health Workers16мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Module 2 Quiz30мин
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Human Resource Capacity Development: An Essential Health System Function

Human resources are a component or building block that supports  all other components of a health system. This module examines the role of training and continuing professional development in strengthening organizations and systems....
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8 видео (всего 67 мин.), 2 тестов
Video8 видео
Organizational Context For Training10мин
Training In Context of Program Management (Part 1)9мин
Training In Context of Program Management (Part 2)9мин
Training In Context of Program Management (Part 3)6мин
Training Policy and Functions (Part 1)7мин
Training Policy and Functions (Part 2)11мин
Continuing Education12мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Module 3 Quiz20мин
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Health Systems Policy Development and Advocacy Approaches

Health and development organizations and systems are created and funded through policy decisions. Within organizations there are policies that procedures that determine the actually functioning or the organization. This module looks at stakeholders in the policy process and helps the learner consider advocacy strategies to influence healthful policy change....
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7 видео (всего 68 мин.), 1 тест
Video7 видео
Policy Making (Part 1)11мин
Policy Making (Part 2)7мин
Stakeholders12мин
Advocacy14мин
Examples of Advocacy (Part 1)13мин
Examples of Advocacy (Part 2)6мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Quiz 420мин
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автор: KASep 8th 2018

Informative and challenging to re-think current approaches to public health systems strengthening

Преподаватель

William Brieger, DrPH

Professor, Health Systems Program of the Department of International Health
Bloomberg School of Public Health

О Johns Hopkins University

The mission of The Johns Hopkins University is to educate its students and cultivate their capacity for life-long learning, to foster independent and original research, and to bring the benefits of discovery to the world....

О специализации ''Foundations of Global Health'

This specialization is intended for people working or aspiring to work in global health programming. You will learn the foundational building blocks of effective program planning, implementation, and evaluation in a variety of settings, including low- and middle-income countries and humanitarian crises....
Foundations of Global Health

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