Specialization : Organization and management of health care systems

The specialization Organization and management of health care systems is structured around four teaching modules:

1- The structure of the legislative apparatus

  • Legitimacy
  • Political science
  • Fundamental rights
  • Hierarchy of norms: law, constitution, regulations
  • National and European jurisdiction
  • U.N. agencies (WHO, ILO...)
  • Law: the precautionary principle
  • Examples from the past 100 years: tobacco, alcohol, HIV (including in developing countries), malaria ...

Pedagogical support : Case studies

2-Organization and financing of health care systems

Instruction in this module takes the form of courses on specific topics and case studies. Courses

  • The organization of health care systems in developed countries
  • The impact of the common European market on the regulation, financing, and allocation of health services
  • Organization and financing of health care systems in low and middle income countries
  • Health in low and middle income countries

Case studies

  • Public health and the problem of development
  • Planning health services
  • Managing health programs in low and middle income countries
  • Nutrition and food policies in developing countries
  • Mother and child health
  • Population, health, and reproduction

3- Managing public health crises

  • Strategies of controlling STIs and HIV/AIDS
  • The case of contaminated blood
  • Chikungunya

Pedagogical support: Case studies

4- Designing, disseminating, and evaluating public health messages

  • Concepts et and methods of health education
  • Public health communication strategies
  • The analysis of publicly-held beliefs - the case of antibiotics
  • The example of tobacco
  • The example of nutrition

Pedagogical support: Case studies

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