From: Lan Joo [mailto:ljoo@...
Sent: Monday, April 03, 2006 3:54 PM
To: Reproductive Health E-Newsletter
Subject: [reprohealth] CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR the Achieving the
Millennium Development Goals: Poverty Reduction, Reproductive Health and
Health Sector Reform
We are pleased to announce the next offering of the Global Course:
Achieving the Millennium Development Goals: Poverty Reduction, Reproductive
Health and Health Sector Reform" which will be held from
14-25 August, 2006 in Bangkok, Thailand. The course explores key elements
in designing efficient, equitable and financially sustainable population
policies and reproductive health programs in the context of health sector
reform and Millennium Development Goals. After attending the course,
participants learn to recognize how the changing international and national
policy environments affect their work in population and reproductive health
and to identify the linkages among health, gender and poverty.
This two-week course is designed for staff from governments, donor agencies,
international organizations, the World Bank, and NGOs working in the health
sector. In addition, it targets staff from training and research
institutions, as well as academics and researchers working in the areas of
health, public administration and social sector reform.
The course is a face-to-face learning event and will be held at the
Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand. The sessions will consist of
presentations, readings, case studies and group work. Participants must
have a good working knowledge of English to participate.
Participants will be charged a course fee of $2,000 and should expect to
incur additional expenses locally of $1,000-$1,200 including accommodation
and meals. Participants are also responsible for purchasing their own
Please visit our website at www.worldbank.org/wbi/reprohealth for more
information regarding the course objectives, content and design. We would
kindly request your help in forwarding this announcement to potential
participants in your partner institutions and collaborating agencies.
To apply for the Course, we would encourage you to do so online through our
website. The application deadline is June 15, 2006. Should you have any
questions, please contact the Course Coordinator Ms. Lan Joo.
On behalf of the Course Faculty and the Health and AIDS Team of the World
Bank Institute, I cordially welcome you to join us for this course.
Lan Joo, Course Coordinator
World Bank Institute, Human Development Group
1818 H Street, N.W. MSN J3-302, Washington, DC 20433, U.S.A.
Tel: +1 202 473 4805
Fax:+1 202 676 0961
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