This document comprises the summary report from the Masters of Public Health curriculum development workshop held at the Montclair Hotel, near Nyanga, from 5-10 July 1992.
The workshop was organised by Department of Community Medicine of the University of Zimbabwe, and sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation. The workshop was attended by representatives from the University of Zimbabwe and the Zimbabwe Ministry of Health, consultants from overseas schools of public health and the Centers for Disease Control in the United States, officials of the Rockefeller Foundation and participants from Ghana and Uganda who are considering establishing similar programmes in their countries.
The Workshop succeeded in generating significant consensus and commitment to the broad outline of the training programme, and a wealth of detailed recommendations for the design of the curriculum. Following is background information on the deve lopment of the MPH Programme, and a summary of the workshop, including all the major recommendations made.
23 July 1992
Dr C H Todd
Chairperson, Department of Community Medicine
University of Zimbabwe School of Medicine
P O Box A178
The Development of the MPH Programme
Summary of the Curriculum Development Workshop
Major Issues Characterising the MPH Programmes
Working group #1: Training for Public Health "Competencies", Priority Areas for their Application and Structure of the Programme
Working group #2: Field Training Sites and Supervision
Working group #3 Candidate Selection and Assessment
Abbreviations used in this document
Last Updated on March 03, 1997
By Alex Bengoa