Post Graduate Diploma in Maternal,
Newborn and Child Health

 

Post-Graduate Diploma
DL/FT/Weekends

 

English
1 Year


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This Post Graduate Diploma in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health provides the knowledge and skills that will prepare individuals to contribute to community programs and other interventions aimed at improving the health and well-being of vulnerable and underserved women, children, and families. The Program is conceptualized with sensitivity to cultural diversity. Participants will be able to undertake the process of planning and evaluating community programs with a special emphasis on women and children its intended to mitigate the alarming maternal and child mortality rates, it empowers participants with a profound understanding, critical evaluation and skills centered on a primary health care model using strength based approaches to asses, find solutions and tackle the physical and psychosocial health challenges facing mothers and children
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Medium: English
  • Programme of study: Distance learning and Weekends
  • Fees per semester: Ugandans Tuition, UGX 2,400, 000/= per semester

    International Students, USD 1000$, per semester

Course Objective

The prime goal of the course is to enhance the embracing of a holistic approach to maternal and child health to achieve safe, effective, timely, and efficient maternal and child health care.

Entry Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in the biological, sociocultural, behavioral, and policy domains that impact the health of the MCH population these include Nursing and Midwifery, Medicine, Social work and Psychology, Nutrition, Counselling, Public health, Community Development.

Career opportunities

Maternal and child health professionals often work and provide services in a variety of work environments, such as hospitals and clinics, research centers and non-government organizations

International short course in Uganda-Africa

Course Structure

In this one-year program students undertake a total of nine units of study consisting of eight coursework units and one placement unit.

Semester 1

CODE
COURSE CONTENT
MNCH1101
Foundations of Maternal, New born and Child Health
MNCH1102
Ethics in Public Health: Professional Practice and Policy
MNCH1103
Preconception, Prenatal and postnatal Care for Women
MNCH1104
Introduction to Maternal, New born and Child Mental Health
MNCH1105
Advanced Research Methods in Maternal, New born and Child Health

Semester 2

CODE
COURSE CONTENT
MNCH1201
Child Survival and Nutrition in Maternal and Child Health
MNCH1202
Reproductive Health and Family Planning
MNCH1203
Health Promotion and Education for Women and Children
MNCH1204
Social Enterprises for Women
MNCH1205
Advanced Data analysis Methods in Maternal, New born, and Child Health

Recess Term

CODE
COURSE CONTENT
MNCH1301
Field attachment/Practicum and Supervision
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