Once students complete their undergraduate degrees, they have the option to pursue a master in a chosen discipline. A master’s program is designed to enhance knowledge of a certain field and help students to prepare for academic and professional careers after graduation.
Studies in health sciences give students a broad base of education in the health industry and preparation for a career in a clinical or non-clinical setting. Students may choose to work in healthcare administration and management or use their health sciences training as a basis for further medical education.
The Master in Public Health - Policy and Management of Health System (PMSS-MPH) is a ten-month course aimed at health professionals working as managers
Master in Public Health - Policy and Management of Health System
The Master in Public Health - Policy and Management of Health System (PMSS-MPH) is a ten-month course aimed at health professionals working as managers, policy makers and health service operators in countries with low and moderate incomes. In the area of Public Health and International Master aims to strengthen the capacity of health professionals to analyze local and national health systems, such as to enable them to develop specific improvement strategies to the context in question. A broader objective is to improve individual health and / or the population as a whole through better management of health systems, better formulation of health policies and better implementation. Health systems are analyzed from different perspectives: clinical, epidemiological, managerial, organizational, socio-economic and political. The course focuses on strategies for improving access of individuals or populations to curative, preventive and promotional quality. Part of the course is organized jointly with the Master in Disease Control (for details refer to the summary of the course on our website). The training is based on the following principles:...