Policy practice seminar 770

Module code PPS 770
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Module content

The fundamentals of health policy practice implementation will be discussed and methods of analysis will be linked to how the best effective health policy processes can be structured to respond to the health needs. The policy chain from inception to implementation will be analysed to establish why SA health policies, which are rated as very good, never gets implemented and where they are implemented, the results are less than optimal. How can policy practice assist executive leaders in health to work smarter, with fewer resources and achieve greater results for effective service delivery. The role of the community in the policy development and practice process will analysed to see what lessons can be learned to cut down on bureaucracy and red tape.

Module credits 5.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 50 hours per week
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Public Health Medicine
Period of presentation Year

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