DATE: OCTOBER 10 – 15, 2016 VENUE: MAKERERE UNIVERSITY
To build capacity for design and conduct health systems research, communicate evidence, analyze and apply health systems research evidence for better policy and decision making Target Audience Researchers, policy makers, policy analysts, civil society, academia, and media practitioners
Who Qualifies to apply Individuals who already work in research institutions, ministries of health and other ministries, international organizations, NGOs, Civil society, Graduate students, etc.
Applicants should have a minimum of a bachelor degree in a health related field or a bachelors degree in any othe field as long as they are engaged in health systems and health policy relate d work.
Makerere University School of
Public Health, Uganda
COURSE STRUCTURE – SUMMARY
Module 1 : Principles and Designs
Unit 1 : Introduction to Health Systems Research
Unit 1 : Professional and Research Ethics in Health systems Research
Module 2: Generation, interpretation & use of evidence
Unit 1 : Designs and approaches in Health Systems Research
Unit 1 : Techniques for generating and interpreting Health system research data and information
Module 3 : Translating, packaging and communicating Evidence
Unit1 : Evidence Based decision making in Policy and Programming
Unit 2 : Communicating Health Systems Research Evidence
Facilitators are a multidisciplinary team from Makerere University (Kampala), Johns Hopkins
University (USA), Moi University, Eldoret (Kenya), Muhimbili University (Tanzania), Jimma
University (Ethiopia), University of Nairobi (Kenya), Rwanda, and DRC, and Institute of
Development Studies, Sussex (UK)
Fees & how to apply
1. The course has been subsidized by support from DFID and other partners. Course
facilitation, meals, accommodation will be provided to participants during
their time of stay
2. However, applicants are expected to meet their costs of travel to Makerere University
3. Prospective participants should write an application letter and include supporting
documents for consideration.
4. The deadline for the applications is September 15, 2016.
5. Applicants from all countries are encouraged to apply
Applications should be sent to Ms. Zainab Kobuyonjo, firstname.lastname@example.org .ug
(online) or hand delivered to the Ofiice of the Dean, Makerere University School of Public Health, Public Health Building-New Mulago