Health Informatics

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The goal of this course is to provide the learner with the opportunity to develop expertise in Health Informatics in order to contribute to sustainable capacity in the management of HIV/AIDS programs for improved health outcomes.

Expected Learning Outcomes:

(i) Analyse tools and information systems that are available for managing health information

(ii) Design information systems that are responsive to health care support

(iii) Appraise the tools that support effective health information exchange 

(iv) Evaluate the data management tools available for handling health information

(v) Evaluate security and privacy issues in health informatics

(vi) Critique contemporary legal and ethical issues related to healthcare management

(vii) Evaluate emerging ICT technologies and their impact on healthcare

 

Minimum Admission Requirements

Holders of a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or a related discipline, and a master’s degree in a relevant discipline (health related, Mathematics related, computer science, bioinformatics, economics, health informatics), of the University of Nairobi, or an equivalent qualification from another institution recognized by the University of Nairobi Senate.In addition,they must have demonstrable working experience in the health sector of at least oneyear.

Holders of a Master’s Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or a related discipline, of the University of Nairobi, or an equivalent qualification from another institution recognized by the University of Nairobi Senate. In addition, they must have demonstrable working experience in the health sector of at least one year.

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