PG Certificate in Human Resources for Health Management (2014)

Institute for International Health and Development (IIHD), Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Queen Margaret University Edinburgh and the Health Services Academy Pakistan are offering a post graduate certificate course in Human resources for health management. The course is aimed at health professionals and managers from the health sector with responsibility for the health workforce.

The course addresses three major aspects of the contemporary health workforce crisis with a particular focus on Asia – HRH strategy and policy, workforce planning methods, and approaches to improving performance and retention.

The residential aspect of the course enables interactive learning, seminars, group work, site visits and e-learning. Once back home, participants continue to use e-learning and remote support from course tutors in Edinburgh and Islamabad to complete further field work, exercises and assignments, while being connected to QMU’s learning hub.and their fellow students in other locations through a powerful digital learning platform. Digital literacy is promoted in the early stages of the course for all students. The course is taught by faculty from both institutions. The medium of instruction will be English.

On completion of the programme, students will receive a Post-Graduate Certificate in Human Resource for Health Management from Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. Credits are transferrable to the Masters programmes of both institutions.

The brochure describes the course in more detail, or interested parties may access the relevant institutional websites for more details. More information can also be obtained by contacting the HSA co-ordinator, Dr Abdul Majeed Jaffar hrhcoordinator@hsa.edu.pk or the programme administrator at QMU Edinburgh, Janice Burr, iihd@qmu.ac.uk.

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