Managing Human Resources for Health - PHCM9711

Faculty: Faculty of Medicine

School: School of Public Health and Community Medicine

Course Outline: See Course Outline

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: Students who are not enrolled in a postgraduate program in the School of Public Health and Community Medicine will need to provide approval from their program authority and the approval of the course convenor to

CSS Contribution Charge: 3 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course focuses on the particular challenges faced by health services in less developed countries in the Asia Pacific Region and is provided in response to repeated requests from these countries for an intensive residential workshop which addresses their needs. The course will focus content in the following areas: workforce planning, education and training, workforce mobility and retention, leadership and management strategies for enhancing productivity and addressing the workforce needs for Primary Health Care delivery, NCD prevention and communicable diseases. The course will have a particular focus on policy development opportunities for addressing HRH needs and gaps both within specific country contexts and regionally.

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