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01 July 2019 - 12 July 2019

Social health protection: sustainable financing and leadership

01 July 2019 - 12 July 2019

Social health protection: sustainable financing and leadership

Social health protection: sustainable financing and leadership
Enrolment deadline: 16 June 2019
English - French
A9012010
Turin Centre
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Course Information

01 July 2019 - 12 July 2019

English - French

Turin Centre

Code: A9012010

English French

Enrolment deadline: 16 June 2019

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Description

Description

This course will identify inequities in access to health care and their main causes. It will review the importance of universal access to health care in crisis and post-crisis situations, and examine issues relating to the feasibility of introducing a social health protection scheme and planning for its implementation, designing the appropriate contribution levels and benefits, monitoring the provision of services, and ensuring the sound governance and financing of the scheme.

Target audience

Target audience

The course is designed for executives, managers, planners, finance officers and other professionals responsible for health care and health insurance schemes, both public and private. Representatives of employers' and workers' organizations are particularly welcome. The course primarily addresses the needs of practitioners and policy-makers; however, individuals working in research roles within health systems will also benefit from participating in this training activity.

Objectives

Objectives

This course enables participants to: 

  • Analyse performance of national social health protection systems keeping in mind established international benchmarks
  • Identify priorities for reform and refinement of social health protection systems, including pathways for financing
  • Lead policy development processes at a country level, and craft strategies for multi-stakeholder engagement

Content

Content

  • Principles of social health protection: coverage, financial protection, effective access, affordability, quality and equity
  • Building blocks of a health protection system: benefits, provider payment mechanisms, contracting and accreditation, administration and good governance
  • Inequities in health systems: root causes, and how to expand social health protection coverage to the informal economy, migrant workers and other vulnerable populations
  • Financing: creating fiscal space and engaging in the budget cycle through effective Public Finance Management
  • Country experiences: Successes, challenges and lessons including political economy aspects of reforms
  • Leadership skills for advancing universal health coverage 
  • Partnerships in achieving shared goals and objectives, and adding values and impacts working together

 

 

Language requirements

Language requirements

To foster interregional experience-sharing, the course is offered in English and in French, with simultaneous
interpretation. The course materials are provided in both languages.

How to apply

How to apply

Participation in the course costs 3,735 Euros (course fees 2,335 Euros and participant subsistence 1,400 Euros), excluding travel expenses. The fee is payable in advance.

This covers: tuition fees; the use of training facilities and support services; training materials and books; study
visit; accommodation and full board at the ITC campus; emergency medical care and insurance.

For information regarding payment, cancellation and refunds, please consult:
http://www.itcilo.org/en/training-offer/how-to-apply.

Contact us

spgt@itcilo.org

Costs

Tuition cost: 2335

Subsistence cost: 1400

Total cost: 3735

 

International Training Centre of the ILO

Viale Maestri del Lavoro, 10
10127 Turin - Italy

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