MALAYSIAN TECHNICAL COOPERATION PROGRAMME (MTCP) COURSE: EPIDEMIOLOGICAL INTELLIGENCE ANDInstitute for Health MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME (EIMP) Management Ministry of Health 3 - 28 June 2013 Malaysia Institute for Health Management, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Collaborators Key Reasons for attending this course: · Learn how to use surveillance system more effectively. Institute for · Apply epidemiological tool in outbreak investigation and Health Management management. · Lead and manage outbreak investigation. · Understand contribution from history, medicine, sociology and economics in health service functions. · Identify the policy process and their importance in epidemiology and public health. Department of Public Health · Effective use of main policies in the control of important Ministry of Health infectious diseases. · Deal with ethics and uncertainty in making public policies. · Use current economy evaluation methods of healthy intervention. · Discover new leadership in outbreak management. Institute for Medical Research MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
EPIDEMIOLOGICAL INTELLIGENCE AND MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME (EIMP) Course Objectives By the end of this course participants should be able to: · describe the principles of surveillance and the characteristics of different surveillance systems, their strengths and weaknesses, their usefulness, and their application to disease control;COURSE OBJECTIVES · apply epidemiological methods in disease investigation and management; · analyze epidemiological data using appropriate statistical methods; · use laboratory resources to support epidemiological activities; · discuss the principles of disease prevention and control; · identify the different arenas involved in health policy, the actors within these arenas, and the key features of processes of policy identification, formulation, implementation and evaluation and their importance to epidemiology and public health; · evaluate and prioritize the importance of diseases of national public health concern; · understand and apply current methods in the economic evaluation of health intervention; · describe the role of medical personnel in responding to emergencies and communicate relevant knowledge to other health workers at appropriate level; · propose a public health improvement program for the country.
EPIDEMIOLOGICAL INTELLIGENCE AND MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME (EIMP) Course Overview ————————————————————————————————————————————–—— The main aim is to provide students with a multidisciplinary framework for understanding of the principles of both communicable disease and non-communicable disease control. At the outset, students will be introduced to a multidisciplinary integrated and goal orientated approach to the implementation of disease control in the diverse contexts of differing health systems. The course will examine activities related to health, social and economic development and further examine the reasons for successes, partial successes and failures of interventions, taking into account the social, political and economic context in which health systems operate. Key Benefits of Attending ————————————————————————————————————————————–—— The Teaching Unit increases the awareness of the role of epidemiology to public health by discussing some of the more common applied issues involved in epidemiology and public health. It also provides knowledge and understanding of applied epidemiology for enhancing public health surveillance and disease management. The topics are thought-provoking, even contro- versial, to stimulate interest and debate. To a larger extent, students will be exposed to a range of ideas about health services and health systems. Drawing on epidemiology, medicine, economics and sociology, the Teaching Unit will help students understand how service function, the reasons services have developed in the way they have, the basis of some universal, persis- tent problems, and some possible solutions to such difficulties. Who Should Attend ————————————————————————————————————————————–—— This course meets the needs of those professionals working in public health organizations, disease control agencies, and field environments, who seek to acquire knowledge on how to gather epidemiological intelligence in field investigation and to manage effectively. Entry Requirement ————————————————————————————————————————————–—– · Medical degree or degree in Science Discipline · 3 years or more work experience in public health · Less than 40 years old · Good proficiency in English Language · Nominated by the government · Medically fit to attend the course · Valid Passport Teaching Strategy ——————————————————————————————————————————————– · Lectures · Case study · Project works and presentations · Field visits
EPIDEMIOLOGICAL INTELLIGENCE AND MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME (EIMP) Terms of Awards and Application Procedures ———————————————————————————————————–——— MTCP is fully financed by the Malaysian Government. All request should be directed to the course coordinator after being endorsed by the respective government. Terms and Conditions Covered by the MTCP Participants ———————————————————————————————————–——— Fares: The Government of Malaysia shall provide economy class air travel for the participants from the capital city of the participants to Malaysia. Maintenance Allowance: Full board and accommodation ; and daily allowance will be provided for the duration of the training. Tuition Fees: Tuition fees will be borne by the Malaysian Government under the MTCP. Medical and Dental Treatment: Candidates should be certified medically fit to participate under this program. Visa and Vaccination: Whenever applicable, participants are advised to arranged for their own visa and vaccination prior to their travel. For further details, please visit the following website: www.mtcp.kln.gov.my/application
EPIDEMIOLOGICAL INTELLIGENCE AND MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME (EIMP) Epidemiological Intelligence · Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology · Public Health Surveillance · Burden of Chronic Disease and Injury Estimation · Inter Disciplinary Approach to Non-Communicable Disease · Prevention and Control · Health Determinants and Non-Communicable Diseases · Injury Research and Monitoring-Information SystemsCOURSE CONTENT · Measurement and Evaluation Tools for Injury Prevention · Control and Safety Promotion · Ethical Issues Involve in Injury Prevention, Control and Safety Promotion · Policy Development and Advocacy · Risk Assessment · Statistic with Computing Risk Communication Health Policy, Economic and Management Healthcare Laws and Ethics Leadership Qualities Strategic Management Public Health Emergencies Management
EPIDEMIOLOGICAL INTELLIGENCE AND MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME (EIMP)COURSE COORDINATOR : Dr Nor Filzatun Borhan Dr Sunita a/p Shanmugam Dr Nor Haniza Zakaria Dr Chin Yin Chung MelvynADDRESS : Institute for Health Management Ministry of Health Malaysia Jalan Rumah Sakit Off Jalan Bangsar 59000 Kuala Lumpur MALAYSIATELEPHONE NO. : 603-2296 2800/ 2861FAX NO. : 603-2296 2838/ 2832E-MAIL (COORDINATOR) : firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.comWEBSITE : http://www.ihm.moh.gov.myAll applications (hard copy) should be submitted through theMinistry of Foreign Affairs Malaysia.Also please send a softcopy of the application by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org CLOSING DATE: 31 March 2013