Johns Hopkins India Health Systems Institute
The India Health Systems Institute is a component of the larger Health Systems Summer Institute offered annually by the Health Systems Program in the Department of International Health and features courses that will have content adapted specifically for participants from India. All courses will be held fully online.
The India Health Systems Institute will be held June 7–19, 2021. There are eight course options available varying in length from 3 to 6 half days, with time divided between in-class lectures and group work, activities, and discussions held outside of class. Content will be tailored to the Indian context. Topics include global health technology and entrepreneurship, measurement and analytics for health systems strengthening, and health systems management.
Courses can either be taken for academic credit or for non-credit at a reduced cost. The reduced cost is $200 per credit. Most courses are 2–3 credits.
All times listed below are in India Standard Time. The course description page may list the times in Eastern Daylight Time.
Week 1 (starting June 7):
- 221.625.11 Evaluation of District-Level Primary Health Care Implementation in Low-and Middle-income Settings
3 credits, Mon 06/07/2021 - Fri 06/11/2021, 5:30–6:30 p.m.
Taught by Jennifer Winestock Luna, Henry Perry, and Harsha Joshi
- 221.636.11 High Performing Organizations in Lmic Settings
3 credits, Mon 06/07/2021 - Fri 06/11/2021, 5:30–9:30 p.m.
Taught by Cyrus Engineer and Binita Adhikari
- 221.640.11 Design and Implementation of Incident Management Systems in Low- and Middle-income Countries
2 credits, Mon 06/07/2021 - Thu 06/10/2021, 5:30–8 p.m.
Taught by Tolbert Nyenswah and Brian Wahl
- 221.681.11 Global Health Entrepreneurship: from Ideas to innovations.
3 credits, Mon 06/07/2021 - Fri 06/11/2021, 5:30–8:30 p.m.
Taught by Bill Cherniak and Katriel Friedman
Week 2 (starting June 14):
- 221.607.11 Essential Skills for Women’s Leadership in Global Health
3 credits, Mon 06/14/2021 - Fri 06/18/2021, 5:30–9:30 p.m.
Taught by Anna Kalbarczyk and Rajani Ved
- 221.626.11 Introduction to Household Surveys for Evaluation of Primary Health Care Programs in Low- and Middle- Resource Settings
3 credits, Mon 06/14/2021 - Sat 06/19/2021, 5:30–7:30 p.m.
Taught by Jennifer Winestock Luna, Bill Weiss, and Harsha Joshi
- 221.679.11 Introduction to Design and Implementation of Digital Health Programs in Lmic Settings
2 credits, Mon 06/14/2021 - Thu 06/17/2021, 5:30–7:30 p.m.
Taught by Smisha Agarwal, Alain Labrique, and Daniel Erchick
- 221.685.11 Modeling and Simulation for Health Workforce Analysis
2 credits, Mon 06/14/2021 - Thu 06/17/2021, 5:30–8:30 p.m.
Taught by Tim Roberton and Shreya Hariyani
Please note that students who take courses not for credit will not receive a grade for the course and will not receive a JHSPH transcript upon completion of the course. A certificate of completion will be given.
First, complete an online application. If you have never taken a course at JHSPH before, you will be applying as a new student. You will need to select the “Summer Institute in Health Systems” as your summer institute of interest. You may select non-credit or academic credit.
Once you submit an application, you will receive a log-in ID from Johns Hopkins within 24–72 hours along with instructions on how to log in and create your password. Once you create your log-in and password, you can register for the courses you are interested in.
Please visit the main Health Systems Summer Institute page for more information about tuition, registration, and other information related to the Health Systems Summer Institute.