Thailand: Planning & Management of Health Projects [PMHP]

This 7-day course is designed for health professionals working as policy makers, managers or implementers in low and middle-income countries or anyone interested in supporting health programmes.The interactive and participatory workshop, designed and conducted by highly qualified and experienced health program managers, will help participants identify areas where they can excel, and where they have opportunities for growth in their life-long learning process.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the principles and main functions of management as applied to the health sector
  • Acquire appropriate knowledge and skills in:

  • Analysing national and local health systems;

  • Organising, planning and managing health services;

  • Supervising, monitoring and evaluating of health-care services;

  • Designing and conducting health systems research. TOPICS

  • Strategies, frameworks and tools developed by UN agencies and international partners for improving and managing health programmes including MCH, RH, HIV, etc.;

  • Rights-based approach and gender programming;

  • Sociocultural determinants of health;

  • Conducting situation analysis;

  • Organizing and planning health services;

  • Supervision of health services;

  • Monitoring and evaluation of health care services;

  • Operations and health systems research;

  • Application of WHO Strategic Approach for improving the quality of health services;

  • Improving the quality of health-care services in resource-poor settings.

TRAINING FORMAT

The course will be very interactive which includes instructor presentations, case studies, individual and group exercises and presentations;

There is also a possibility of a field trip within the city or to a nearby province to observe successful projects. (Participants will need to pay for additional local transport if this takes place); The medium of instruction is in English.

FACILITATORS

Our HPM Facilitators are drawn from our wide network of experts and professionals who have solid international development experiences working in Asia, Africa, Europe, and North America. All of them have worked with Governments, UN agencies, Development Banks, and NGOs in various capacities, including management of country programs. Read about our International Faculty

TAKE HOME

  • A Certificate of Participation issued by Durakij Pundit University/ADCC will be awarded on the final day of the course to those with full attendance;
  • Planning and Managing Health Projects knowledge and skills;
  • A network of development professionals from different parts of the world (Facilitators and Participants);
  • New learning experience of various cultures

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VISA ISSUES Citizens of some countries need to have visa prior to entry into Thailand. ADCC will assist them to apply for their visa with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. However, release of the Thai Visa Letter and the Invitation Letter will be made only after receipt of tuition fee;
For citizens of countries that need to apply for Thai entry visa in another country, they will need to indicate which country they will go to for their visa application (example – Afghan nationals can get their visa in India or Pakistan);

Please note that the visa processing time takes 1 – 2 weeks here in Bangkok. We suggest that you send your application at least 2 months in advance to ensure on-time release of visa.

ACCOMMODATION

Due to traffic conditions in Bangkok, we suggest that participants stay within the university campus or nearby;

ADCC will block-book rooms for confirmed participants in the DPU Place hotel that is in the university campus (http://www.dpu.ac.th/dpuplace/). The room rate is published in the hotel website and is to be paid by the participant through ADCC, separate from the tuition fee. In case there are no more rooms available, ADCC can help book rooms in nearby selected hotels or guest houses outside the university campus.

NOTE

ADCC reserves the right to cancel a scheduled course when the minimum number of participants is not met or due to circumstances beyond our control.

For a course to be conducted, a minimum of 8 participants is required Classes are from Tuesday to Friday on the first week, and from Monday to Wednesday on the second week.

For general information, registration and course fee, email us adcc@dpu.ac.th OR call +66 2 954 9512
For specific requirements and tailor-made courses, email our Executive Director, Dr. Peter Chen at peter@dpu.ac.th.

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