Flagship Course on Equity and Health Systems
URL : http://bit.ly/aKza6Z
Deadline for applications: Oct 15, 2010
About the course: Offered, for the first time in the Asia-Pacific region, by the World Bank Institute in collaboration with the Asia Network for Capacity Building in Health Systems Strengthening, The Institute for Health Policy, Equitap Network, and the Department of Health and Development Agency of the Philippines.
This course is targeted to senior to mid-level policy-makers, managers and experts involved in health sectors in the Asia-Pacific region. It will draw on participants’ own country experiences through presentations and exercises. The course content is built around the WBI Flagship framework, and aims to help participants think about why equity in health is important, to identify methods and tools for assessing equity, and policy options to achieve more equitable, pro-poor outcomes.
Venue: Tagaytay city,
How to apply: Email the fully completed attached application form to Ms. Ruwani Wickramasinghe at: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax +94 11 2314040 (in
(If possible, please fill in the information on the computer before printing the form !)
People applying from the
Questions about logistics, accommodation etc may also be addressed to Jhona Casalan,
(See attached file: HEC-Application-Form.doc)
How to think about equity in health systems;
Why does equity in health matter?
Diagnostic tools - equity in health outcomes, in health service delivery, in health financing, and in risk protection
Measuring, diagnosing and improving equity in health financing
An introduction to ADePT, a tool for analyzing equity
The politics of equity - insights from Asia and
Experiences of improving health equity in
Group work on equity and health in participants' own countries
Dr Ravi Rannan-Aliya, DPH, Executive Director and Fellow, Institute for Health Policy
Dr Chiu-Wan Ng, MB, MPH, Lecturer,
Dr Yang Bong-min, PhD, Profession of Economics,
Dr Jui-fen Rachel Lu, D.Sc, Professor, Department of Health Care Management,
Dr Tae-Jin Lee, PhD, Associate Professor of Health Economics,
Dr Sakthivel Selvaraj, PhD, Health Economist, Public Health Foundation of
Dr Chanetwallop Nicholas Khumthong, PhD, Director, Centre for Economic Research;;Deputy Director, Centre for Health Economics, Chulalongkorn University.
Dr. Farah Mahjabeen Ahmed, MBSS, MS. Senior Lecturer, James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University.
Sarah Bales, PhD candidate, Research Advisor, Vietnam Ministry of Health
Course brochure: link to the course brochure
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