Imperial College London
Health Systems Development: Health systems, Policy and Research
Imperial College London

Health Systems Development: Health systems, Policy and Research

This course is part of Health Systems Development Specialization

Taught in English

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Dr Sondus Hassounah

Instructor: Dr Sondus Hassounah

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19 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • Assess the health impacts of policies, plans, and projects in order to make recommendations for decision makers to prevent disease and promote health

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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Beginner level
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19 hours (approximately)
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Learn at your own pace
Prepare for a degree

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There are 4 modules in this course

This week you will learn about health impact assessment, what that means in terms of assessing the health impacts of policies, plans and projects, and how that helps decision-makers make choices about alternatives and improvements to prevent disease or injury and to actively promote health.

What's included

5 videos9 readings2 quizzes3 discussion prompts1 plugin

This week you have the opportunity reflect on what you've learned earlier, particularly the enablers and barriers faced by public health specialists when conducting a health impact assessment, as you apply a theoretical framework for assessing the health impacts of policies, plans, and projects and design a health impact assessment based on provided data.

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2 videos1 peer review1 discussion prompt

This week you will focus on how health systems can, and need to be, be resilient to adapt to the changing health landscape. Attention will be on the role of health policy and systems research to tackle these issues.

What's included

4 videos5 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

This week the focus will be on your potential perspective roles as future health systems researchers and how you can influence change. You will have the opportunity to discuss the relevance and importance of health policy and system research in informed decision making and reflect on your role and responsibility as a public health specialist/ health systems researcher.

What's included

4 videos3 readings1 peer review1 discussion prompt

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4.9 (16 ratings)
Dr Sondus Hassounah
Imperial College London
5 Courses12,491 learners

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