221.661.01 PROJECT DEVELOPMENT FOR PRIMARY HEALTH CARE IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
Supplements 220.601 by focusing on the practical problems in the planning, design, implementation, and evaluation of primary health care programs in developing countries. Students design a primary health care program addressing community participation, needs assessment, training and supervision of CHWs, approaches to sustainability, logistics of service delivery, monitoring, and evaluation, and present them to the class.
By taking this course you will gain key skills in designing and implementing primary health care projects in developing countries. During this course you will learn the skills and have the ability to: 1) write realistic, appropriate and measurable project objectives; 2) develop an implementation strategy for a primary health care project; 3) create a health monitoring and evaluation component for the project; 4) write a budget and the narrative summary for the project you have designed; and 5) conduct a 30-cluster household survey measuring child health indicators.
- Monday 3:30 - 5:20
- Wednesday 3:30 - 5:20