Health Economics

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The goal of the Health Economics course is to equip the learner with skills and knowledge necessary in efficient utilization of scarce resources for health care delivery.

Expected Learning Outcomes:

(i) Apply the main economic models used in economic analysis to solve problems in healthcare delivery

(ii) Evaluate health care financing functions and the burdens of disease in developing countries

(iii) Apply modelling and econometric tools needed to address health sector resource allocation

(iv) Apply health sector planning and budgeting functions within the health sector

(v) Analyse policies within the health sector

(vi) Evaluate and formulate appropriate health sector reforms

(vii) Identify and address cutting edge emerging issues in health economics and health care delivery in Kenya

(viii) Use analytical skills and develop a project paper

Minimum Admission Requirements

Bachelors in Economics or any other degree with strong component of Economics and a Master’s degree in any relevant discipline including medicine, pharmacy, nursing, finance of the University of Nairobi, or an equivalent qualification from another institution recognized by the University of Nairobi Senate with at least one year experience in the health sector.Any other equivalent qualification to the above from institutions recognized by the University of Nairobi Senate.

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