ePost Graduate Program in Management of Reproductive and Child Health Programmes
Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), Delhi
Gurugram, Haryana, India
Indian Institute of Public Health
Reproductive and Child Health (RCH) remains a major thrust of National Health Mission of India. RCH programmes are also increasing in their complexity due to increased basket of services and increasing resources. There is, therefore, a growing need for program managers at state and district Program Management Units to have the requisite knowledge and skills to effectively manage the RCH programmes. This program aims to develop an in-depth understanding of technical and programmatic issues related to reproductive and child health programs. It also intends to strengthen the capacity to plan, manage and monitor RCH programs at the state and district level.
Course Design & Duration:
The total duration of the course is twelve months. The program is an eLearning course involving virtual lectures, group interactions and self-reading.
The course will be delivered through a web-based platform and will utilize a blended online teaching/ learning technique. The basic course structure includes a combination of interactive online computer-based sessions, online virtual lectures, assessments and recommended readings from journal articles and text books in a modular format. Online learning sessions would be conducted by designated faculty members and students would be able to log on from their laptops/ personal computers. English is the main languages for instructions. Faculty with diverse disciplinary backgrounds, national and international experience combined with a breadth and depth of public health knowledge will teach this course.
The course will equip the potential students to apply the principles of management in their practice. The quality and content offered by the course will enhance competencies related to program management specific to reproductive and child health areas. The entire course is divided into 10 modules covering various aspect of reproductive and child health.
The course is open to health professionals who are involved or wish to be involved in managing the RCH programme at the state or district level. Applicants should have at least a Bachelors’ degree in Medicine or Nursing or higher degrees in Public Health, Nutrition, Social Work or Management.
The admission to the course will be granted on the basis of merit. Eligible candidates will be screened objectively, based on their academic qualifications, experience and statement of purpose by a specially constituted screening committee of Indian Institute of Public Health-Delhi.