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Health Economics and Public Health Leadership



This training program integrates economic principles with leadership strategies for effective public health initiatives. It equips individuals to address healthcare challenges and enact policy changes within communities.

Program Objectives:

At the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of key concepts and principles in health economics.

  • Develop leadership skills specific to the field of public health, including strategic planning and policy development.

  • Explore the role of economic analysis in informing public health decision-making and resource allocation.

  • Learn to critically evaluate health interventions and programs from an economic perspective.

  • Build a network of peers and mentors in the field of public health leadership.

Targeted Audience: 

  • Public health professionals seeking to enhance their leadership skills and expertise in health economics.

  • Government officials responsible for public health policy development and implementation.

  • Healthcare administrators and managers aiming to optimize resource allocation and improve health outcomes.

  • Non-profit leaders working in the public health sector.

Program Outline:

Unit 1:

Introduction to Health Economics and Public Health Leadership:

  • Fundamentals of Health Economics: Introduction to key concepts like supply and demand, cost-effectiveness, and economic evaluation.

  • Public Health Leadership Models: Exploration of leadership theories and strategic decision-making in public health.

  • Health Economics in Policy: Importance of health economics in shaping public health policies, illustrated with real-world case studies.

  • Policy Development Strategies: Examination of evidence-based policy development and advocacy, considering economic implications.

Unit 2:

Economic Evaluation of Public Health Interventions:

  • Evaluation Methods Overview: Introduction to cost-benefit, cost-effectiveness, and cost-utility analysis.

  • Data Collection Techniques: Methods for collecting and analyzing data for economic evaluations of public health interventions.

  • Decision Analysis: Introduction to decision analysis and modeling techniques for assessing intervention value.

  • Results Interpretation: Strategies for interpreting economic evaluation findings and communicating them effectively.

  • Case Studies: Application of economic evaluation methods to real-world scenarios, guided by facilitators.

Unit 3:

Financing and Resource Allocation in Public Health:

  • Public Health Financing Landscape: Overview of funding mechanisms at local, national, and international levels.

  • Effective Budgeting: Techniques for resource allocation in public health organizations considering cost-effectiveness.

  • Healthcare Market Dynamics: Examination of market dynamics and their impact on resource distribution.

  • Insurance and Reimbursement: Analysis of health insurance models and reimbursement systems.

  • Policy Implications: Discussion on policy trade-offs in financing and resource allocation, with case examples.

Unit 4:

Economic Determinants of Health and Health Inequities:

  • Social Determinants Overview: Impact of factors like education, income, and housing on health outcomes.

  • Health Inequities Analysis: Relationship between economic disparities and health inequities, exploring root causes.

  • Disease Burden Costs: Assessment of illness-related economic costs, including healthcare expenses and productivity loss.

  • Equity Policies: Review of economic policies addressing health disparities, like taxation and social welfare programs.

  • Community Engagement Strategies: Approaches for community involvement and empowerment to promote health equity.

Unit 5:

Strategic Planning and Implementation in Public Health:

  • Planning Process Overview: Steps in strategic planning, from goal setting to action planning.

  • Evaluation Techniques: Monitoring and evaluating public health programs using economic indicators.

  • Leadership in Practice: Role of leadership in implementing evidence-based practices and policy translation.

  • Change Management: Strategies for organizational change and initiative sustainability.

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