World Health Organization Conference on Developing New SPHs Jerusalem 16-23 March, 2002 What should an MPH graduate be able to do at the end of the training.
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World Health Organization Conference on Developing New SPHs Jerusalem 16-23 March, 2002 What should an MPH graduate be able to do at the end of the training period ? Elena A. Varavikova Evidence and Information for Health Policy Department of Organization of Health Services Delivery
World Health Organization Potential contribution of Schools of Public Health Train people (skills and competencies) to: –Assess health system; –Develop evidence-based policies; –Assist governments in adjusting process. –Work with public and private sector; Research and develop tools to deal with new issues, e.g. globalization, communications technology, internet, continuous education. Develop models and actions driven by community (e.g. poverty reduction effort, HIV prevention).
World Health Organization Interactions & Co-development Professional Needs Training/Education & Science of Learning experiences Interventions Relevant Information Literacy in Legislation Resource allocation Analysis Prioritisation Strategy impl. Provision MPH Graduate Schools of Public Health Research & Technology development Technical cooperation Direct community action
World Health Organization Working in the Public Health Field Prioritisation methods & Survey methods evidence-based recommendations, info. Continues education planning working with expert advisory group team building Maximising health gain with available resources
World Health Organization Public Health Training Goals Goals of the Public Health system Master’s degree at International level + ! To retain national differences and work with local rules and traditions, but with aims to introduce International dimension to the public health training Improving health status of the population Legislation and Development of the National Health Policy, Prioritisation, planning, financing Sustainable development of the Public Health System Reducing health inequalities Standards & Quality and Licensing Statistics, Epidemiology, Research, Monitoring (health, environment) and control
World Health Organization What’s new behind the SPH’s walls? Globalisation; social and economics instability Changing the role of the National Health Systems Health Threats: HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria... Macroeconomics and Health 10/90 and Health Research evidence-based decision-making
Research Capacity development Careful selection of trainees capable scientific leadership continuity of research funding good equipment supplies in the institutions including communication facilities
World Health Organization Global Forum for Health Research Global spending on health research by both the public and private sectors amounts to about $56 billion per year (1992). However less then 10% of this is devoted to diseases or conditions that account for 90% of the global disease burden (10/90)
World Health Organization Some suggestions/messages Develop strategic activities to strengthen interactions with health care organizations. Empower decision makers through sound evidence. Focus on improving performance in education and applications of health care organizations. Systematic links with health care professions. Greater attention to the quality of public health providers.
World Health Organization NB! HIV/AIDS - EMERGENCY! - SPH – Training, Information, Actions Internet and Information for Public Health SPH & NET MPH graduates and SPH NET Professional Association Scientific Writing and Presentation Grant proposal writing