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33%

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Beginner Level
Approx. 13 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Understanding Organizations and How They Change

3 hours to complete
14 videos (Total 152 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
14 videos
What is an Organization? (Part 1)13m
What is an Organization? (Part 2)10m
What is an Organization? (Part 3)6m
Stages in Organizational Change (Part 1)9m
Stages in Organizational Change (Part 2)6m
Organizational Diagnosis (Part 1)11m
Organizational Diagnosis (Part 2)14m
Organizational Change (Part 1)11m
Organizational Change (Part 2)14m
Understanding Health Systems (Part 1)13m
Understanding Health Systems (Part 2)14m
Systems Thinking8m
Effecting change in a Health System15m
1 reading
Foundations of Global Health Specialization10m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

6 hours to complete

Health Systems: Basic Functions and Building Blocks

6 hours to complete
21 videos (Total 296 min)
21 videos
Introduction to Primary Health Care27m
The Building Blocks20m
Building Blocks: Support25m
Building Blocks: Community31m
Where Do People Go When They Are Sick and Live 10 Miles from the Nearest Clinic?13m
Patent Medicine Vendors— Business or Health Care Provider?12m
Procurement for Medicine Shops and Vendors7m
Community Case Management9m
Procurement and Flow of Commodities to the Community21m
Hybrid Models: Involving both CHWs and PMVs8m
Copy of Where Do People Go When They Are Sick and Live 10 Miles from the Nearest Clinic?13m
What Are Community Systems?14m
CSS Framework12m
Community Examples5m
CSS Indicators12m
National Health Accounts8m
Financial Sources8m
The Health Commodities10m
Universal Health Coverage Requires a Strong Health Workforce12m
Preparing Health Workers16m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Human Resource Capacity Development: An Essential Health System Function

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 67 min)
8 videos
Organizational Context For Training10m
Training In Context of Program Management (Part 1)9m
Training In Context of Program Management (Part 2)9m
Training In Context of Program Management (Part 3)6m
Training Policy and Functions (Part 1)7m
Training Policy and Functions (Part 2)11m
Continuing Education12m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Health Systems Policy Development and Advocacy Approaches

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 68 min)
7 videos
Policy Making (Part 1)11m
Policy Making (Part 2)7m
Stakeholders12m
Advocacy14m
Examples of Advocacy (Part 1)13m
Examples of Advocacy (Part 2)6m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 430m

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