PROJECT DEVELOPMENT FOR PRIMARY HEALTH CARE IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES Syllabus
Course Learning Objectives
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- write realistic, appropriate and measurable project objectives
- develop an implementation strategy for a primary health care project
- create a health monitoring and evaluation component for the project
- write a budget and the narrative summary for the project you have designed
- conduct a 30-cluster household survey measuring child health indicators
Supplements 220.601 by focusing on the practical problems in the planning, design, implementation, and evaluation of primary health care programs in developing countries. Students design a primary health care program addressing community participation, needs assessment, training and supervision of CHWs, approaches to sustainability, logistics of service delivery, monitoring, and evaluation, and present them to the class.
Methods of Assessment
Grading Policy: Student evaluation based on group assignments, class participation, a mid-term paper, and a review of a public health care proposal.
Grading Restrictions: Letter grade
Academic Ethics Code
The code, discussed in the Policy and Procedure Memorandum for Students, March 31, 2002, will be adhered to in this class:
Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.
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