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Healthcare Operations Management – techniques & applications

A 5-day Management Development Programme (MDP) on “Healthcare Operations Management-Techniques & Applications” was held during 15th – 19th March, 2016. The programme was coordinated by Dr. Susmit Jain, Assistant Professor, IIHMR University, Jaipur. Operations management is the design, operation, and improvement of the processes and systems that create and deliver the organization’s products and services. The objective of the programme was to apply operations management techniques in efficient and effective delivery of healthcare/hospital services. The participants were from Government of Tripura, Dept. of Health & Family Welfare, Shalby Hospital, Gujarat, (Leading Multi-Speciality Tertiary Care Healthcare Institutions in Western India) & Chaitanya Hospital (leading hospital of Chandigarh), Chandigarh. The programme proved to be highly useful for the participants.


Data Analytics in Health (MS- excel based Applications and Techniques)Data Analytics in Health (Ms- excel based Applications and Techniques)

A five day Management Development Program (MDP) on “Data Analytics in Health” was held during 18th – 22th January, 2016 at IIHMR University, Jaipur. The program was coordinated by Professor Sandeep Narula from IIHMR University, Jaipur. This MDP was designed to promote the use of data analytics in decision making in healthcare and to gain better insight which would  help to demonstrate values and achieve better health outcome. The learning from this MDP helped the participants in managing large set of data and better decision making. There were a total of two candidates for the training program from Goa and Delhi and this training program proved to be highly useful for the participants.


Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety

A five Management Development Program (MDP) on “Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety” was held during 8th – 12th February, 2016 at IIHMR University, Jaipur. The program was coordinated by Assistant Professor Mr. Rahul Sharma from IIHMR University, Jaipur. The specific objectives of the program was to understand different aspects of Pharmacoepidemiology in practice, understanding  about the Pharmacoepidemiological study designs, assessing  the effectiveness of drugs, different techniques used to study the patterns and determinants of drug utilization, issues regarding risks and benefits of drug use in humans including the cause, manifestations and consequences of adverse drug effects (ADEs), introduction to  fundamental statistics, compliance and regulations concepts and methods. There were two participants from South Africa, who participated in the training program.​


17TH Professional Development Course in Management, Public Health and Health Sector Reforms

The 17th Professional Development Course in Management, Public Health and Health Sector Reforms commenced at Institute of Health Management Research, Jaipur, and the program was held during 12th October, 2016 to 20th December, 2016.. The course was coordinated by Dr. P.R. Sodani, Dean-Training at IIHMR University, Jaipur. The professional development program is supported by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India and nodal agency for the program is National Institute of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi. The participants are nominated by Department of Medical, Health and Family Welfare, Government of Rajasthan. The idea of this course is to improve the managerial competence of district and block level medical officers in public health, management and health sector reforms. In all 23 Medical Officers participated in the course from different districts of Rajasthan.


Patient Medication Safety and Communication Skills for Hospital Pharmacists

A 5-day Management Development Program (MDP) on “Patient Medication Safety and Communication Skills for Hospital Management” was held during 11th – 15th January, 2016 at IIHMR University, Jaipur. The program was coordinated by Assistant Professor Mr. Abhishek Dadhich from IIHMR University, Jaipur. The specific objectives of the program were to enable participants understand the concepts and need of medication safety culture in organization, Developing error-reduction strategies around the use of high-alert medications, effective communication techniques and human error that may impact on patient medication safety, promoting two-way communication with patients and health care professionals, identifying common barriers to verbal communication and describing ways to overcome each barrier. The training programme was covered by the media and appeared in Dainik Bhaskar, City Bhaskar and other online sources as well.


Pharmaceutical Management in Hospitals

A five Day Management Development Programme was coordinated by Dr. N.K. Gurbani on “Pharmaceutical Management in Hospitals” during November 2-6, 2015. The programme focused on the tools and techniques for medicines and medication Management in hospitals. The participants were exposed to real life situation which helped them to find the practical solutions and implement them in their own settings. The specific objectives of the program were, to enable participants understand and comprehend the concepts and principles of access to medicines with tools and interventions to promote rational use of medicines in hospitals, to facilitate appreciation and significance of Drug and Therapeutics Committees (DTCs) towards Pharmaceutical management in hospitals, to enable participants understand the goals, role, structure and functions of DTCs and to enable participants understand issues related to quality & safety of medicines and supply Chain management. There were total 20 participants for the training programme from different regions such as Bhutan, Nepal, India, Sri Lanka and Sudan. The training programme was covered by the media and appeared in Dainik Bhaskar, City Bhaskar and other online sources too.


Training Programme on Healthy Living through Yoga & Pranayam

A three day Custom Training Program (CTPs) was conducted based on request from Power Grid Corporation of India Limited on “Healthy Living through Yoga and Pranayama” during October 26-28, 2015 at IIHMR University, Jaipur. The program was coordinated by Dr PR Sodani, Dean Training at IIHMR University, Jaipur. The overall aim of the programme was to improve the participants understanding towards healthy living through Yoga and Pranayam. The training session promoted the better understanding of Yoga and Pranayam techniques for improved concentration, willpower, peace of mind, mental stability, perfect intellectual clarity and openness. The course covered the following areas such as-Working Towards Work-life Balance, Managing Stress in Daily Life, Yoga and Pranayam for Healthy Life, Key Asanas: Understanding and Practice, Key Pranayamas: Understanding and Practice, Meditational Practices: Understanding and Practice, Food Habits and Balanced Diet. There were total 22 managers who took part in the training session.


Enhancing Competence of Trainers

A five day Management Development Program (MDP) on “Enhancing Competence of Trainers” was held during 7th -11th September, 2015 at IIHMR University, Jaipur. The program was coordinated by Dr. Nutan P.Jain, Professor at IIHMR University, Jaipur. The overall objective was to equip the participants with important training skills and to ensure that they are able to apply the learning in their trainer’s role. The training majorly focused on encouraging the understanding of the systems ,concept of training and identifying stages of training cycle and their changing roles and responsibilities during stage, selecting and using appropriate training methods and techniques, management of training and developing a training plan . There were 13 participants for the program from Madhya Pradesh, Orissa and Rajasthan.

 

Rational Use of Medicines with Added Focus on HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria

A two weeks Management Development Program (MDP) on “Rational Use of Medicines with added Focus on HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria” was organized at IIHMR University, Jaipur during 17th -28th August, 2015. The program was coordinated by Dr. Nirmal Gurbani, Professor (Pharmaceutical Management) at IIHMR University, Jaipur. The idea of the program was to promote the understanding of rational use of medicines, providing key information and expertise towards better access to medicines and healthcare services, strategies to promote rational use of medicine and to expose the participants to practical approaches in developing effective strategies for change. There were 4 participants for the program from Democratic republic of Congo, Tanzania, Maldives and Kiribati (Pacific Island).

 

Operations Management Techniques & Applications in Healthcare Management

A five day Management Development Programme (MDP) on “Operations Management Techniques & Applications in Healthcare Management” was organized between 10th – 14th August, 2015 at IIHMR University, Jaipur. The programme was coordinated by Dr. Susmit Jain, faculty, IIHMR University, Jaipur. The objective of this MDP was to apply operations management philosophies, techniques, and tools in healthcare for making the healthcare delivery efficient and effective. The participants were from United Association for Public Health & Education, Mumbai, Mumbai Smiles (A Spain based NGO), Mumbai, Sterling Hospitals (Market leader in private chain of hospitals across Western India), Ahmedabad, George Institute for Global Health, Hyderabad, Chaitanya Hospital (leading hospital of Chandigarh), Chandigarh. The programme was very much liked by the participants.

For details of the programme please click the link “Training Report – Operations Management”.

Patient Medical Safety and Quality Management

A three day Management Development Program (MDP) on “Patient Medical Safety and Quality Management” was held during 13th -15th July, 2015 at IIHMR University, Jaipur. The program was coordinated by Assistant Professor Mr. Abhishek Dadhich from IIHMR University, Jaipur. The specific objectives of the program were understanding concepts and need of medication safety culture in organization, developing error-reduction strategies, effective communication techniques and human error that may have impact on patient medication safety and to create patient medication safety culture in hospital. There were 6 participants for the program from Sudan and Nepal.

 

Training of Trainers on Healthcare Leadership

Custom Training Program (CTPs) was conducted based on request from Maharashtra Emergency Medical Services Project, BVG India Ltd in Collaboration with IIHMR, Bangalore on “Training of Trainers on Healthcare Leadership” during 28th -30th June, 2015 at IIHMR University, Jaipur. The training was coordinated by Dr. Nutan Jain, Professor at IIHMR University, Jaipur. The specific aim of the training was to develop leadership skills among the participants, explaining the importance of team, enhancing their role as a trainer and demonstrating a positive attitude towards work. The course covered the life skills, communication skills, leadership and strategic leadership, leadership styles, team development strategies, role efficacy, trainers’ styles, optimism in trainers. The total participants for the training were 8 from Maharashtra and Karnataka.

 

Developing Sales Force Effectiveness

A three day Management Development Program (MDP) on “Developing Sales Force Effectiveness” was held during 22nd-24th June, 2015 at IIHMR University, Jaipur. The course was coordinated by Dr.Sandeep Narula, Associate Professor at IIHMR University, Jaipur. The prime focus of the program was targeting specific market and customers, Sales Organization Deployment, Talent Selection and Management and Sales Force Rewards. The program had elaborate sessions on Sales Force Structure, Performance Management, Incentive Compensation, Segmentation and Targeting of customers, Training Learning and development, Key Account Management, Analytics and Data. There were a total of 5 participants for the program from Bangalore, Haryana and Maharashtra.

 

16TH Professional Development Course in Management, Public Health and Health Sector Reforms

The 16th Professional Development Course in Management, Public Health and Health Sector Reforms commenced at Institute of Health Management Research, Jaipur, and the program was held during 15th June 2015 to 23rd August 2015. The course was coordinated by Dr. P.R. Sodani, Dean-Training at IIHMR University, Jaipur. The professional development program is supported by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India and nodal agency for the program is National Institute of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi. The participants are nominated by Department of Medical, Health and Family Welfare, Government of Rajasthan. The idea of this course is to improve the managerial competence of district and block level medical officers in public health, management and health sector reforms. In all 22 Medical Officers participated in the course from 13 different districts.

 

Towards Healthy Living for Work-Life Balance

Two sets Custom Training Program (CTPs) were conducted based on request from Power Grid Corporation of India Limited on “Towards Healthy Living for Work- Life Balance” during 20-22nd April, 2015 and 23rd-25th July, 2015 at IIHMR University, Jaipur. The programs were coordinated by Dr PR Sodani, Dean Training at IIHMR University, Jaipur. The overall aim of the program was to improve the participant understanding towards healthy living for work-life balance. The program covered various topics such as Work-Life balance concept, Work-Life index, understanding and determinants of wellbeing, personal effectiveness, stress management, anger management, time management, interpersonal style, factors enhancing healthy living and working towards work life balance. The total participants for the first round were 14 during the month of April and 19 for the second round held in July.

 

Healthcare Operations Management “Techniques & Applications"

A five day Management Development Programme (MDP) on “Healthcare Operations Management: Techniques & Applications” was organized at IIHMR University, Jaipur between 17th -21st March, 2015.

Operations management is the design, operation, and improvement of the processes and systems that create and deliver the organization’s products and services. The goal of operations management is to more effectively and efficiently produce and deliver the organization’s products and services. Manufacturing organizations have successfully employed the programs, techniques, and tools of operations improvement for many years. Recently, leading healthcare organizations have begun to employ the same tools. The objective of this MDP was to apply operations management philosophies, techniques, and tools in healthcare for making the healthcare delivery efficient and effective.

In this programme, the participants were from Healthcare Global (HCG) Enterprises Ltd., Bangalore, (leader in cancer care in Asia), Dr Shroff Charity Eye Hospital, Delhi (Oldest Eye Hospital in Delhi), The International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B), International health research organization located in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Seth Nandlal Dhoot Hospital (run by VIDEOCON INDUSTRIES) Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India, (leading multi-super speciality Hospital in Maharashtra), Ministry of Public Health, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (Sponsored by WHO Regional Office for Eastern Mediterranean), and the Directorate of Health Services, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of Chhattisgarh. In all there were 15 participants.
Dr. Susmit Jain, Assistant Professor, IIHMR University, was the faculty and the programme coordinator.

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WHO In-Country Fellowship on Monitoring and Evaluation of Health Programmes and WHO In-Country Fellowship on Research Methods and Data Analysis Management

WHO India Country Office approached the Indian Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR), Jaipur to design and conduct WHO In-Country Fellowship on Monitoring and Evaluation of Health Programmes and WHO In-Country Fellowship on Research Methods and Data Analysis Management of 2-weeks durations. IIHMR Jaipur – a WHO collaborating centre for district health system based on primary health care – agreed to design and conduct the fellowship program. The program enabled the participants to discuss current and future challenges in a setting that provides a rare and unique opportunity to interact with subject experts. The major objective of the programme was to understand overall knowledge on steps of research methods and evaluation, skill to develop terms of referance for conducting a health program evaluation and releated research, clear understanding on monitoring system and supervision, data management framework, skills to use data planning and decesion making and brad understanding of monitoring and validation. The fellowship was coordinated by Dr. Suresh Joshi.


International Training Program on Procurement of Medicines and Health Products for CMS, Sudan

The Central Medical Supplies Public Corporation, Sudan approached the Institute of Health Management Research, Jaipur to design a 5-day training programme to address the drug procurement related issue. The course covered supply chain management, selection of medicines, quality assurance of medicines, procurement planning and procedures, quantification, supplier & product prequalification, pricing and budgeting, distribution and storage and other releated issues with reference to trade related intellectual property rights (trips). The training course was coordinated by Dr. N.K. Gurbani.

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15th Professional Development Course in Management, Public Health and Health Sector Reforms

The 15th Professional Development Course in Management, Public Health and Health Sector Reforms commenced at Institute of Health Management Research, Jaipur, the programme will be held during 25th August 2014 to 02nd November 2014. The programme is supported by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India and nodal agency for the programme is National Institute of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi. The participants are nominated by Department of Medical, Health and Family Welfare, Government of Rajasthan. The overall aim of the course is to improve the managerial competence of district and lock level medical officers in public health, management and health sector reforms. In all 18 Medical Officers are participating in the course. The course is coordinated by Dr. P.R. Sodani.

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WHO In-country Fellowship Program on Health Management and Financing, 04-16 August, 2014

WHO India Country Office approached the Indian Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR), Jaipur to design and conduct WHO In-country Fellowship Program on Health Management and Financing of 2-week duration. IIHMR Jaipur – a WHO collaborating centre for district health system based on primary health care – agreed to design and conduct the fellowship program. The program enabled the participants to discuss current and future challenges in a setting that provides a rare and unique opportunity to interact with subject experts. The major objective of the program is to better understand the health management and financing. This course is designed to help the participants better understand various concepts, frameworks and issues involved in Health Management and Financing. The course covers the Fundamentals of Health Care Delivery System, Health Policy/NRHM, Health Economics and Financing, Strategic Management for Health Programme Management and Evaluation, Analytical and Computer Skills. The participants reviewed the selected papers on health systems, quality management, patient satisfaction, health insurance, financing, and gain better understanding on issues and challenges in broad areas of health management and financing. The course was coordinated by Dr. P.R. Sodani and Dr. Alok Mathur.


WHO In-Country Fellowship Program on Health Systems Research, 28 July – 1 August, 2014

WHO India Country Office approached the Indian Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR), Jaipur to design and conduct WHO In-country Fellowship Program on Health Systems Research of 5 days duration. IIHMR Jaipur – a WHO collaborating centre for district health system based on primary health care – agreed to design and conduct the fellowship program. The program enabled the participants to discuss current and future challenges in a setting that provides a rare and unique opportunity to interact with subject experts. The major objective of the program was to better understand the health systems research. This course was designed to help the participants better understand Health Systems Research. The course covered the fundamentals of Health Systems, conceptual framework of Health Systems and its linkages, Health Systems building blocks, purpose and nature of Health Systems. The participants reviewed range of research questions, methodological approaches and study designs that health systems research encompasses, as well as cross-cutting issues pertinent to health systems research. The course covered and discussed the Health Systems in India and issues for further research for improving the performance of Health Systems. The fellowship was coordinated by Dr. P.R. Sodani.


Induction Training Programme for Newly Recruited Medical Officers under Department of Public Health and Family Welfare, Government of Madhya Pradesh, 14-25 July 2014

The Department of Public Health and Family Welfare, Government of Madhya Pradesh approached the Institute of Health Management Research, Jaipur-a WHO Collaborating centre for district health system based on primary health care- to conduct the Induction Training Programme for newly recruited medical officers under the department .In response to this, the Institute of Health Management Research, Jaipur developed and conducted this training programme.The programme enabled the participants to discuss current and future challenges in a setting that provides a rare and unique opportunity to interact with subject experts.The overall aim of the Induction Training Programme was to improve the participants understanding on health systems and various programmes being implemented. In all, 17 newly recruited medical officer were training under the programme. The course was coordinated by Dr. P.R. Sodani.

 WHO In-Country Fellowship on Public Private Partnership in Health, 9th June 2014-8th July 2014


WHO In-Country Fellowship on Public Private Partnership in Health, 9th June 2014 – 8th July 2014

WHO India Country Office approached the Indian Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR), Jaipur to design and conduct WHO In-country Fellowship Program on Public Private Partnership in Health of 30 days duration.IIHMR Jaipur – a WHO collaborating centre for district health system based on primary health care – agreed to design and conduct the fellowship program. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India nominated 92 officials under this program.The program was designed to enable the participants to discuss current and future challenges in a setting that provides a rare and unique opportunity to interact with subject experts. The objective of the program was to improve the participants understanding on Public Private Partnership in Health. The second batch of 29 participants was held during 09th June to 08th July, 2014 at IIHMR Jaipur. The fellowship program was coordinated by Dr. P.R. Sodani.

 WHO In-Country Fellowship on Public Private Partnership in Health, 9th June 2014-8th July 2014


WHO In-Country Fellowship on Quality Management in Hospital and Health Care, 9th June 2014 – 8th July 2014

WHO India Country Office approached the Indian Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR), Jaipur to design and conduct WHO In-country Fellowship Program on Quality Management in Hospital and Health Care of 30 days duration for seven participants. IIHMR Jaipur – a WHO collaborating centre for district health system based on primary health care – agreed to design and conduct the fellowship program.The program enabled the participants to discuss current and future challenges in a setting that provides a rare and unique opportunity to interact with subject experts.The major objective of the program was to better understand the quality management in hospitals and health care organizations and programmes. The program was held during 09th June to 08th July, 2014 at IIHMR Jaipur. The fellowship program was coordinated by Dr. S.D. Gupta and Dr. P.R. Sodani.

 WHO In-Country Fellowship onQuality Management in Hospital and Health Care 9th June 2014-8th July 2014


WHO In-Country Fellowship on Public Private Partnership in Health, 5th May 2014-3rd June 2014

WHO India Country Office approached the Indian Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR), Jaipur to design and conduct WHO In-country Fellowship Program on Public Private Partnership in Healthof 30 days duration.IIHMR Jaipur – a WHO collaborating centre for district health system based on primary health care – agreed to design and conduct the fellowship program.The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India nominated 92 officials under this program. The program is designed to enable the participants to discuss current and future challenges in a setting that provides a rare and unique opportunity to interact with subject experts.The objective of the program is to improve the participants understanding on Public Private Partnership in Health.The first batch of 31 participants was held during 05th May to 03rd June, 2014 at IIHMR Jaipur. The fellowship program was coordinated by Dr. P.R. Sodani.

 WHO In-Country Fellowship on Public Private Partnership in Health, 5th May 2014-3rd June 2014


Disaster Management and Preparedness, May 12th-16th, 2014

Disasters have been a part of our existence since times immemorial and form a major area of concern in the modern world due to reasons known to most us. The human race has progressed a lot and has found several ways of fighting the deadliest of the disasters of all kinds. One such method to fight disasters is to learn to manage disasters and also be prepared to face the after effects.Keeping the same in mind a five-day long Management Development Programme was conducted at IIHMR, Jaipur on Disaster Management and Preparedness from May 12th- 16th, 2014. The programme had inputs from some of the experts in the field of disaster management and from professionals with a first-hand experience of managing disasters.The participants were seven in number and all of them found the entire exercise highly beneficial and informative.

Management Development Programme on Disaster Management and Preparedness- May 12th-16th, 2014


EVALUATION Of HEALTHCARE INTERVENTIONS, May 5th- 11th, 2014

The month of May at IIHMR, Jaipur began with an exclusive Management Development Programme, the purpose of conducting which was to educate healthcare professionals from Bnagladesh, in the field of Evaluation of Healthcare Interventions. There were a total of nine participants and the programme was much appreciated by all of them.The Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh wanted to train its existing healthcare professionals in the field of Evaluation In order to be able monitor and assess the programme goals on regular basis and to increase the accuracy and effectiveness of the ongoing interventions. For which it is found essential to develop skills related to programme evaluation. It was in this context that to develop the capacity of senior/mid-level managers at the project level this training was initiated. The training went on for seven days and the participants were enabled further in the same arena.

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Workshop on Health Economics for Policy Makers and Managers in India, March 12th,2014

The Institute of Health Management Research, Jaipur in collaboration with Eli Lilly and Company India Pvt. Ltd initiated an effort to sensitize the policy makers and senior administrators to better understand the applications of health economics in decision making, by organizing Workshop on Health Economics for Policy Makers and Managers in India.The workshops were organized at New Delhi on 10th March 2014 and Chennai on 12th March 2014. The workshop was attended by more than 50 policy makers and senior administrators. International key speakers from Australia and India were involved in delivering the sessions in the workshop. Dr. P.R. Sodani, Dean (Training) coordinated the workshop.

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Health Care Operations Management,March 10-14th ,2014

The world today is fast developing in all possible areas. The increasing health facilities have also resulted in a population explosion and at this juncture the major challenge of healthcare organisations is to provide high quality care at a lower cost. It is therefore felt that Health care managers must find ways to get best results from limited resources available.Operations management is the design, operation, and improvement of the processes and systems that create and deliver the organization's products and services. The healthcare area is filled with opportunities for significant operational improvements. Under the same strategy and with an increasing demand for training in the field of ‘Health Care Operations Management’, IIHMR, Jaipur planned and organised a MDP on the same.Participants from Nigeria and India participated in the programme. The programme was spread over a period of five days and was much appreciated by the participants and received rave reviews.

IIHMR, Jaipur Trains professionals in ‘Health Care Operations Management’ by organizing a Management Development Programme


Supply Chain Management, March 10th-14th, 2014

intense training and development programme on Supply Chain Management in the pharmaceutical sector, with a specific stress on rational and judicious distribution of drugs was conducted at IIHMR, Jaipur.It has been observed by international agencies like the UN that essential medicines are still inaccessible for population struggling with poverty and are still fatally affected by diseases like HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. Under the UN initiative for Universal Healthcare Coverage, a healthcare system can serve at its best only with access to medicines. Access to medicines can be best ensured by proper selection and use of quality medicines, sustainable financing and reliable supply system.The above mentioned training and development programme was designed keeping in mind the requirements of the Supply Chain Management Sector and participants from Tanzania, Sudan, Srilanka, Malawi participated in it. The programme was of a duration of five days.

Management Development Programme on Supply Chain Management from March 10th-14th , 2014 at IIHMR, Jaipur.


Promoting Rational Use of Drugs in the Community, Februay 24-March 4,2014

Need for more effective planning, research and implementation of rational use of medicines in the community was the main purpose of the Management Development Programme conducted at IIHMR, Jaipur. The MDP was a condensed version adopted from the official two weeks WHO course on ‘Promoting Rational Drug Use in the Community. The focus was also on how to investigate medicines use in the health facilities. The course was participatory in nature and used the knowledge, skills and experiences of participants as a major resource throughout.The primary objective of the MDP was to provide an exposure to the methods to study and remedy inappropriate medicine use in the community along with an exposure to practical approaches to investigating and prioritizing medicine use problems and means to develop effective strategies for change. It also aimed at understanding methods for improving access to medicines.In all 9 participants took part in the training programme from various reputed Institutions like National School of Public Health, Brazil, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, National Health Insurance, Sudan, DAC Office in Herat, Afghanistan, Kiribati, Pacific Islands and India.The programme was inaugurated by Dr. S.D. Gupta, Corporate Director, IIHMR, Dr. P.R. Sodani, Dean Training, IIHMR, Jaipur and Dr. J.S. Bapna, Programme Coordinator on 24th February 2014 and was concluded on the 4th of March, 2014.

Management Development Programme on ‘Promoting Rational Use of Drugs in the Community’ at IIHMR, Jaipur Management Development Programme on ‘Promoting Rational Use of Drugs in the Community’ at IIHMR, Jaipur


Pharmacovigilance in Clinical Research, February, 2014

IIHMR, Jaipur once again contributed substantially in the field of Health Care Management when it organized and conducted a Management Development Programme on Pharmacovigilance in Clinical Research in the month of February, 2014.Pharmacovigilance and its approaches are used to study the effects of a particular drug used in the market after its new launch. The MDP comes useful and important under the current scenario of increasing adverse effects and the regulatory environment.The aim of the course was to discuss with participants, the diverse and numerous methods to evaluate information from health care providers and patients, in order to identify information about hazards associated with medicine and preventing any harm from happening to the patients and its users.In all 8 participants were there in the programme from Ministry of Public Health, Kabul University, General Directorate of Pharmaceutical Affairs Afghanistan.

Management Development Programme on Pharmacovigilance in Clinical Research at IIHMR, Jaipur


Quality Management and Patient Safety in Hospital and Health Care, January 27th-31st, 2014

Quality Management and Patient Safety are some of the primary and quick growing concerns of the present Health sector at both national and international level. Realizing the immense demand for the same, a management development programme on this issue was organized at IIHMR, Jaipur from January 27th to January 31st, 2014. The objective of the programme was to develop an understanding of the concepts of quality and to develop essential skills in the assessment and measurement of it.In all, 11 participants were there in the programme from Ministry of Public Health, Kabul University, General Directorate of Pharmaceutical Affairs Afghanistan and NRHM Kerala (India). The format and the concepts of the MDP was much appreciated by all its participants.

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Pharmaceutical Management in Hospitals, December 18-22,2013

Management Development Programme on ‘Pharmaceutical Management in Hospitals’ held at IIHMR, Jaipur from 18-20 December 2013, for WHO-South East Asia Region (SEAR), received a wide approbation from all its participants. There were a total of 12 partakers from countries like Bangladesh, Bhutan, Indonesia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand and India.The workshop was focused on enhancing the participants’ capacity on Negotiation Skills, Assertive Communication, Team building and interpersonal relationships, Conflict management & Means to resolve the situation. It also discussed learning approaches for better coordination and negotiation at all levels among partners as well as participants. The MDP also focused on sharing the personal and country level experiences of the participants.

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Pharmaceutical Management in Hospitals, November 18-22,2013

Pharmaceutical Management in Hospitals is one of the key issues being addressed at international level, when it comes to the point of expanding the role of Pharmaceutical management and its contribution in the field of Hospital management. Keeping the same in mind an International level Management Development Programme was organized at IIHMR, Jaipur from 18th to 22nd November, 2013. In all 9 participants were there in the programme from Nigeria (5), Afghanistan (2) and India (2).The primary objectives of this programme were to enable the participants in understanding and comprehending the concepts and principles of access to medicines with tools and interventions to promote rational use of medicines in hospitals. To facilitate appreciation and significance of Drug and Therapeutics Committees (DTCs) towards pharmaceutical management in hospitals and to enable participants understand the goals, role, structure and functions of DTCs. Along with the above mentioned purposes to expose the participants to practical approaches in developing effective strategies for change.The Programe was organized by IIHMR, Jaipur and coordinated by Dr. Nirmal Gurbani.

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Rational Use of Medicines: A foucs on HIV/AIDS,TB and Malaria, August 19-30,2013

'Rational Use of Medicines: A foucs on HIV/AIDS,TB and Malaria' was the title and the focal point of the international level MDP, held at IIHMR,Jaipur from August 19-30,2013.Afghnistan, Uganda and Tanzania were the countries that sent their participants for the same.

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CME: Continuing Medical Education, 9th-10th September

Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR), Jaipur organized a management development programme on ‘Continuing Medical Education’ (CME) on Food Fortification for Medical Officers of the Department of Medical and Health, Government of Rajasthan to orient and sensitize them on food fortification programme and related issues.The MDP was spread over a period of two days from September 9th to September 10th, 2013 and proved out to be a uniquely beneficial experience to the participants due to its carefully designed structure.

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Enhancing Competence of Trainers,October 7th-11th,2013

Enhancing Competence of Trainers was the core issue addressed during the Management Development Programme held at IIHMR, Jaipur (07-11 October 2013).The Primary purpose of the Training Programme was to develop an understanding of the concept of training, and identify stages of training cycle and their changing roles and responsibilities during various stages of performing their tasks/duties. Major stress was also laid upon developing an understanding about principals of Learning and Training.In all 16 participants were there in the programme from Bangladesh and India.

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Result Based Management in Health Sector, October 7th-11th, 2013

Result Based Management in Health Sector is a management approach whereby an organization ensures that all its processes, products and services contribute to the achievement of desired results, which has, in past sometime become the need of the hour under pressures from all directions for the purpose of optimal utilization of resources available.In all 20 participants were there in the programme from Countries like Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Namibia and India along with Experts of International repute as the resource persons.


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