"Adapting to Change: Distance Learning Overview Module on Population, Reproductive Health and Health Sector Reform"
14-23 May 2000, Cairo, Egypt
Description of the Course:
The first module of the "Adapting to Change" Core Course was delivered in close cooperation with the Social Research Center (SRC) of the American University of Cairo (AUC) from 14 to 23 May 2000 in Cairo, Egypt. The module, adapted from a five-day
face-to-face training, was delivered as an eight-day distance learning event integrated into the SRC three-month training program on Research Methods for Policy Formulation and Evaluation. The SRC program
had a special focus on population and reproductive health concerns in the Arab countries and
was offered for the first time in April-June 2000.
Resource Persons for the "Adapting to Change Overview Module":
The Objectives of this Module was to assist population/reproductive health (P/RH) practitioners, as well as researchers and trainers, to adapt RH programs and services to the changing conditions and requirements of health systems which are undergoing reform. It
equipped participants to better understand the new environment for delivering RH services, both globally and in the context of the MENA region.
The training featured the dissemination and discussion of the first part of the WBI Adapting to Change: Population, Reproductive Health and Health Sector Reform Core Course. This week
encompassed the broader setting of P/RH issues in the context of development and health sector reform. It
covered the following topics and readings:
The audience included practitioners from government and NGOs, researchers and trainers from sectors such as health, education, women's affairs, finance and planning. Participants
were invited from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine (West Bank and Gaza), Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, and Yemen.
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