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Human Resource for Health Course


Human resources for health (HRH) are a critical component in health sector planning, service delivery and, in the long run, national health outcomes. The health sector is labor-intensive and depend on its workforce for the particular application of knowledge and technical skills in the provision of health care services. Subsequently, one of the major contributors to the slow pace of fulfilment of the sustainable development goal, is the human resource for health challenge of ‘low productivity and inadequate skills. There is therefore a greater need for education, training, capacity building and development initiatives to equip the staff with new and relevant skills which includes but not limited to technical leadership, management and supervisory skills to deliver health services and ensure healthy lives and promote the well-being for all at all ages.

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for health managers/ medical superintendents, Human resource officers in health sectors, health centers/dispensaries/hospital/clinics in-charges as well as policy maker.


5 days


By the end of the training participants shall be able to:

  • Improve performance management and employee development
  • Understand the principles of health management
  • Learn the aspects of decision making, planning and leadership
  • Have an understanding of information technology in health system
  • Identify training needs and develop appropriate programs


This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of4participants. You can have it delivered in ourIRES Training Centreor at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on 

Tel:+254 (020) 211 3814.

Mob:+254 715 077 817, +254 731 240 802, +254 735 331 020.

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Participants should be reasonably proficient in English. Applicants must live up to Indepth Research Services (IRES) admission criteria.


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.


The training is residential and will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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Mob: +254 715 077 817

Tel: 020 211 3814


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B 15th July 2019.

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Payment for the all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable, and equals15%of the total sum of the course fee.

  1. Participants may cancel attendance14days or more prior to the training commencement date.
  2. No refunds will be made14days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

Event Properties

Event Duration 5 Days
Event Date 22-07-2019
Event End Date 26-07-2019
Cut off date 15-07-2019
Individual Price(Kenyan) KES 69,000
Individual Price (International) EUR 790
Individual Price(International in Dollars) USD 920
Location Nairobi, Kenya
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