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SBS to Launch Institute of Healthcare Management

  May 15, 2013

Strathmore Business School will launch the Institute of Healthcare Management (IHM) on Friday, 17th May 2013 at 8:30am. The institute aims at offering improved professional competence of healthcare managers. Its various healthcare programs are designed to develop and enhance the general technical, leadership and management skills of practitioners in health service delivery.

The mission of the institute is, ‘Envisioning African families access affordable, safe, high-quality healthcare services from well-run and led public and private health institutions that are effective, efficient and conduct their businesses in an ethical and equitable manner.’

Its vision is, ‘To be the premier destination in Africa for Healthcare Leadership and Management Development from which transformed healthcare leaders and managers deliver to the society in the manner described above.’

IHM will administer Executive certificate programs on an annual or semi-annual basis and will be of two types: open programs, and corporate academy programs. Whilst corporate programs will be tailor-made courses on leadership and management in Healthcare, open programs will include: Managing Healthcare Businesses (MHB), Leading high Performing Healthcare Organizations (LeHHO) and Bio-Entrepreneurship Program (BEP). Program participants will earn CPD points.

The institute will also host the Center for Innovation, Research and Advisory Services in Healthcare [CIRAS-Health] which has a database of faculty and high quality independent consultants in healthcare and business leadership/management who are concerned with appropriate formative and summative research, the development and acquisition of innovation, Short-Medium Term Consultancy Support, and the provision of Advisory Services. Its services are open to government, public benefit organizations and private institutions.

For more information, contact Tecla Kivuli on

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