Management for health services delivery

Short and longer courses of study

Short Courses

Short Courses at the Institute of Health Management Research, Jaipur, India

  • Strategic Leadership and Management
  • Evaluating Health Care Interventions
  • Quality Management in Hospital and Health Care
  • and more...

Course fee: Rs.16,000 for an Indian participant and US$600 for an international participant
For more information and the application forms, please click here to visit the Indian Institute of Health Management Research, Jaipur website

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Short courses at LAICO-Aravind Eye Care System, Madurai, India

Management Training and Systems Development for Hospital Administrators/Managers and other courses aimed at managers of eye care programmes and facilities
Courses are offered twice a year and last 4-6 weeks Course fee: for participants from India and Nepal; US$350 for participants from other countries.
For more information, click here to visit the course webpage
Completed forms may be sent to

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Short Courses in International Health at Heidelberg University, Germany

Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health
  • Quality Management in International Health
  • Improving the Quality of Healthcare Services
  • Leadership and Change Management
  • Financing Health Care – Principles of Insurance
  • Evaluation of Health Projects and Programmes
  • Health and Human Rights
  • Using Research for Better Practice in International Health
  • Climate Change and Health: Impact and Adaptation Policies
  • and more ...

Click here for an overview of all courses.
Most courses are two-week intensive sessions.
Upon successful completion of the course, participants receive a certificate of attendance from the University of Heidelberg.
Fees: From 500 Euros per week: Includes course materials, but not accommodation, insurance or other personal costs. Unfortunately, we cannot offer any scholarships.
For further information and application forms please click here to send an e-mail
or consult the Heidelberg University website

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Short Courses at AMREF

For details and application forms for AMREF short courses for 2010 see the AMREF website
Course fees range from $300 to $1,200
Courses are usually 1 to 4 weeks long and include:

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  • Integrated HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care and Treatment
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Health Education and Promotion
  • Health Services Organisation and Management
  • Management and Sustainability of Programmes
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health
  • Strategic Management in Health and Development Programmes
  • Strategic Leadership in Health and Development Programmes
  • Health Systems Research
  • Disaster Management and Sustainable Development
  • Trauma Counseling and Management
  • Entrepreneurship Development Program
  • Malaria Prevention, Control and Management
  • Records Management
  • Gender in Health and Development
  • Advocacy Skills
  • Health Finance Management
  • Logistic Management for Drugs and other Commodities
  • and more

Click here to apply for an AMREF course
or for further information and booking write to:
AMREF International Training Centre,
Lang'ata Road, opp. Wilson Airport
P O Box 27691 00506, Nairobi
Phone: +254 (20) 6993000 or Fax: +254 (20) 609 518
Send an e-mail to AMREF
Send an e-mail to the training contact Rosemary
For other training opportunities at AMREF: visit the AMREF website

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Short courses at the Galillee College in Israel

Courses are typically up to 1 month long, with fees around €3,000 - €5,000 & include topics such as:

  • Health Systems Management
  • Crisis and Mass Disaster Management
  • Management of Human Resources in the Health Sector
  • Management and Treatment of HIV/AIDS

Course contact: click here to send an enquiry e-mail
For more information: click here to visit the Galillee College website

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Short courses at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Courses range in length from one-day workshops to six-week modules. Fees vary from £150 to £2000. Course topics include:

  • Essentials of TB Epidemiology, Clinical Management & Control
  • Human Resource Planning and Management
  • International Health Consultancy

For more information: Visit the LSTM website
For admissions information and applications: click here to send an email to


  • Health systems research
  • Human resources development for health
  • Advanced course on health sector reforms & financing
  • Health policy and financing
  • HIV politics, policy, governance and planning mechanisms
  • Control strategies for infectious and non-communicable diseases
  • Quality improvement for health in low and middle income countries
  • Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in disease control programmes

For more information and the application forms: click here to visit the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) website

The Netherlands provides some funding assistance: click here to see funding opportunities

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