Health Systems Policy & Management
Mission & Objectives
Health systems, policy and services management is a multidisciplinary field of inquiry and practice concerned with the delivery, quality and costs of health care for individuals and populations. This concentration is concerned with health systems, health policy development and delivery, as well as the business and operational models of health services. Key areas of study include: the study of health systems; policy development, implementation and analysis; health services planning and development; health systems reform and financing methods; health economics; strategic thinking and decision making; human resource management; law and ethics, financial management. The modules taught under this concentration are geared towards training professionals to formulate health policies and to manage complex health system organizations. Students should be able to apply principles and skills to the practice of administrative medicine. Students in this programme will be prepared for analyst, administration, and management positions in government and non-government agencies as well as in the private sector.