Health Systems Strengthening
Duration: 8 weeks
Learn how to build better health systems.
In this course, you’ll explore the complexity of health systems and apply systems thinking to health systems strengthening (HSS). You’ll critique major health system frameworks, analyse health system inequities, and interrogate the evidence for HSS approaches. You’ll be equipped with the knowledge and skills to develop HSS interventions across areas such as health policy, health financing, human resources, supply chain management, quality of care and private sector engagement. This course was developed by the Nossal Institute and UNICEF to equip UNICEF staff to work in HSS; now it’s open to you.
What topics will you cover?
- Health system structures, functions and components, and how they interact.
- How to use evidence, and analysis of inequity, to drive interventions to strengthen health systems.
- Strengthening health systems through action in areas such as health policy, financing, human resources, supply chain management, quality of care and private sector engagement.
- Using complex systems thinking to address health system problems.
(CPD must not be older than three years prior to the exam)