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01.2. Phase II

vii. Health Planning & Management – (Lectures - 8 hours + Tutorials - 2 hours)

Learning Objectives

Content

Activity

Time

Describe health indicator

Socio economic indicators

Health care indicators

Life expectancy

PQLI, HDI

Lecture

1

Describe the existing National

Health information system.

Hospital information System

Registration of vital events

Death certificate ( ML)

Lecture

1

Describe the planning process

Definitions

Types of planning and steps in planning

Situational Analysis/ Problem identification

Problem prioritization

Setting objectives and targets

Implementation

Lecture

2

Describe the monitoring and

evaluation mechanism of Health programs.

Purpose of monitoring and evaluation

Cost-effectiveness, cost-benefits

Difference between monitoring and evaluation

Eg. Monitoring and evaluation of MCH programme.

Lecture

1

Describe Health as a "Right"

Meaning of Health rights

Relevant UN documents

Reproductive Health Rights

Children's Rights

Patient Rights

The use of “Health Rights” approach for improvement of health care.

Lecture

1

Describe the factors that affected the evolution of and future challenges for the health system

Factors that affected the evolution

Health systems in developed countries

Future challenges for the health system

Lecture

1

Describe the Health Care

Quality in Sri Lanka.

Concept of quality in health care

Quality assurance of patient care services

Strategies for quality improvement

Lecture

1

RECOMMENDED READING MATERIAL

  • Park, K 2007, ‘Concepts of Health and Disease : Indicators of health’, in Park’s Text Book of Preventive and Social Medicine pp. 22- 26, Banarsidas Bhanot Publishers, Jabalpur, India.

  • Park, K 2007, ‘Health Planning and Management ’, in Park’s Text Book of Preventive and Social Medicine pp. 721- 725, Banarsidas Bhanot Publishers, Jabalpur, India

NEWS AND EVENTS

Dr. B. Kumerendran assumed duties as a Senior Lecturer at Faculty of Medicine ,University of Jaffna from 01-01-2019

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