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221.661.01 PROJECT DEVELOPMENT FOR PRIMARY HEALTH CARE IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

Department: International Health
Term: 4th term
Credits: 4 credits
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructors:
Description:

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.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
write realistic, appropriate and measurable project objectives
develop an implementation strategy for a primary health care project
create a health monitoring and evaluation component for the project
write a budget and the narrative summary for the project you have designed
conduct a 30-cluster household survey measuring child health indicators

Methods of Assessment: Student evaluation based on group assignments, class participation, a mid-term paper, and a review of a public health care proposal.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Monday 3:30 - 5:20
  • Wednesday 3:30 - 5:20
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Maximum: 45
Instructor Consent: Consent required for all students
For consent, contact: gburnham@jhsph.edu
Prerequisite:

220.601

Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail