Custom Education Services

Our learning and curriculum designers work closely with global health experts and advocates to develop learner-centred education, integrating the latest innovations in health practice.

We offer:

  • course development in a wide range of delivery modes including face-to-face, blended, and online learning
  • self-contained training packages that can be delivered by trainers within partner organisations
  • support and mentoring to staff within partner organisations to deliver or co-deliver courses with Institute staff
  • modification of our existing courses to meet local contexts
  • partnering with clients to co-design new custom courses

Areas of expertise

Our areas of expertise reflect our broad institutional focus on systems thinking and draw on our research and practice across key domains including health finance and governance, disability inclusive development, sexual and reproductive health and rights, One Health, healthy ageing, pandemic preparedness and response, and global mental health.

Courses and areas we have developed:

  • Health systems

    Health systems research provides evidence that, when applied can make healthcare affordable, safe, effective, equitable, accessible, and patient-centred.

    • Health system strengthening
    • Embedded implementation research
    • The economics of health systems and financing
    • Advanced seminar on health system strengthening for universal health coverage policy
    • India health policy & systems research fellowships programme
  • Disability inclusive health practice

    The foundational principles of Inclusive Health are: Equitable Access and Full Participation. Disability inclusion allows for people with disabilities to take advantage of the benefits of the same health promotion and prevention activities experienced by people who do not have a disability.

    • Disability-inclusive disaster responses: strengthening policy and practices in Vanuatu
    • Strengthening & promoting disability inclusive development through quality evidence
    • WHO disability-inclusive health services
  • Managing communicable diseases

    Communicable diseases can have a significant impact on the population. Understanding how to surveil and control is an important part of protecting the public's health.

    • HIV/AIDS evolving global perspectives
    • Malaria prevention treatment for infants, children, and pregnant women in Eastern Indonesia
    • COVID-19: global health perspectives
  • Maternal, sexual and reproductive health

    Addressing inequities that affect health outcomes, especially sexual and reproductive health and rights and gender, is fundamental to ensuring all women have access to respectful and high-quality maternity care.

    • Global challenges and opportunities in adolescent health
    • Global child health
    • Global women’s health
  • One Health

    One Health recognises the health of people is closely connected to the health of animals and the environment.

    • One Health economics
    • One Health operationalisation and optimisation
  • Health Security

    Health Security

    Health Security is the adaptive practice of minimising the occurrence, spread, and impact of public health events.

    • Foundations in Health Security in Indonesia

Global reach

We develop and deliver training globally, with a strong focus in the Asian and Pacific regions.

This map shows countries where we have previously developed education courses.

Flat world map with pins in Africa, Asia and Oceania

Our clients and collaborators

Our custom education partners include governments, international NGOs, UN agencies, community-based organisations, and tertiary education institutions from around the globe that are leading the way in global health practice and research.

Contact us

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