HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Course


The Swiss Tropical Institute will offer "Rational Management of Medicines," a two-week course focusing on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria November 1 – 13, 2009 in Ifakara, Tanzania.

Tanzanian and international facilitators will coordinate with local health professionals to create a challenging, educational atmosphere. The course will be supplemented by hands-on field experience and will combine theoretical knowledge with the realities of providing medicine access to a rural district.

Course objectives include the following:

  • Enabling health professionals in understanding and applying the concepts and principles of essential medicines and rational medicine policy and management;
  • Facilitating recognition of the necessity of a national and international medicine policy environment; and
  • Application of practical field experience for rational medicine management within different health system contexts.

Adapted from the STI website.

For more information, please see the course announcement brochure.

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