Health Planning and Management
After this unit, students should be able to:
1. Participate in the elaboration/analysis of health policy/strategy proposals.
2. Use strategic management tools applicable to various circumstances.
3. Encourage a spirit of information/knowledge sharing, facilitating translation of innovation into decision on policies/strategies.
Weekly - 12
Total - 48
• Simões, J. e Paulo Ferrinho. ”Contributo para a história do planeamento da saúde em Portugal”. Suplemento dos Anais do Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical. vol. 16 (Suplemento), 17-23, 2017. • Simões J, Augusto GF, Fronteira I, Hernandez-Quevedo C. Portugal: Health System Review. European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, 2017. • Campos, A. e Jorge Simões (2011). O Percurso da Saúde: Portugal na Europa. Almedina, Coimbra. • Entidade Reguladora da Saúde (2012) Estudo para a Carta Hospitalar. • Plano Nacional de Saúde 2012-2016 (disponível em http://www.dgs.pt)
After a theoretical presentation of each topic the themes will be discussed by the students, which will analyse the strategic planning in a specific country.
Evaluation will consider participation in the sessions of his colleagues (20%) and individual presentation (80%).
I. Define health and health workforce policy/strategy/services, identify/analyze its components and processes of formulation/implementation/evaluation.
II. Characterizing a Local Health System and identify/use tools/models suitable for local planning.
III. Identify strategies/management tools of information/knowledge at the individual, organizational and systemic level.