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Human Resources for Health (HRH)

Short or summer course

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This course highlights the knowledge and skills that health managers need for human resource development.
How can health managers improve the performance of personnel? How does one plan for human resources? How can organizational development contribute to the performance of health workers?

The quality of health service delivery depends to a large extent on the availability and performance of qualified personnel, aided by sufficient equipment, facilities and drugs. Health managers can influence the performance of personnel in various ways using carefully formulated and implemented human resources for health policies, developed in consultation with stakeholders. In order to enhance workforce performance, managers also need to be able to analyse their own organizational culture and behaviour and to identify appropriate leadership skills.

This course highlights the knowledge and skills that health managers need for human resource management. It provides an overview of the situation of Human Resources for Health from a global perspective and subsequently discusses strategies at country level to address health workforce issues. Topics include the identification of various functions and stakeholders of human resources management in the health sector.






12 days

ECTS credits


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Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2023/2024

€ 1,840


Application requirements

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Tuition fees  
€ 1,840
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Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
12 Feb '24 12 Dec '23 12 Feb '24


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