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Programme Objectives

The aim of the course is to train public health specialists with emphasis on management skills for public health promotion and disease prevention.

The course specific objectives are to train and produce graduates with a wide range of knowledge and skills for:

  • Leadership career development for public health services and programs at district, regional and national levels.
  • Sourcing finances for health services and programs from the government and development partners.
  • Supervising the expenditure of the sourced finance.
  • Supervising the management of health and disease surveillance data.
  • Identifying and investigating disease outbreaks.
  • Coordinating multi-sectoral collaboration to:
  • Conduct scientific research to identify and prioritize public health problems,
  • Develop, implement, monitor, and evaluate health promotion and disease prevention programs;
  • Academic career development for university teaching in public health.