Chandigarh November 16
Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, PGIMER, Chandigarh and the Association for Health Systems Analysis and strengthening to hold the “6th National Workshop cum CME on Health Systems Strengthening” from 16th to 20th December 2019 at the Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, PGIMER, Chandigarh.
The workshop to be attended by 50 delegates across the states of Assam, Chandigarh, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh; and from Nepal.
The workshop will be facilitated by 21 experts from some of the most eminent institutes and organizations like the UNICEF, USAID, World Bank, WHO-New Delhi, National Health Systems Resource Centre, Public Health Foundation of India, Centre of Technology and Policy-IIT Madras, IPE Global, The George Institute for Global Health, Piramal Swasthya Management and Research Institute, AIIMS Bhubaneshwar, and PGIMER Chandigarh; and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and National Health Mission.
There is a constant need to update the knowledge of health professionals and program officers to improve their efficiency in problem solving at all levels of health systems. With the advent of new national schemes like the Ayushman Bharat, the health system requires it’s personnel to be upbeat in order to translate the vision of the nation into an optimal output. Another recent development is the introduction of Health Index by the Government of India to measure the performance of states. Also, there is an increasing patient-doctor violence that needs to be addressed through building communication skills among healthcare staff.
The workshop will focus on disseminating key management concepts among program officers, public health professionals, healthcare professionals and personnel from development organizations. Many important tenets of the health system like Universal Health Coverage, Health
Management Information System, maternal and child death reviews will be discussed in the five-day national workshop.
Two lines : There is a constant need to update the knowledge of health professionals and program officers to improve their efficiency in problem solving at all levels of health systems.