6 - 8 Months (Self Paced)
Maximum Allowed Duration: 24 Months
Expected Effort: 10-15 hours/week
This comprehensive program will give you detailed understanding of the various issues related to sexual and reproductive health from a global perspective.
TOTAL CREDITS: 32
Next Start Date
Why study this program?
‘Sexual and reproductive health’ as a sub-set of Health in general is a ‘state of holistic physical, psychological and social well being in all constituents related to the reproductive functions and not simply the absence of reproductive disease or infirmity. It signifies that people are able to have a safe and healthy sexual life, the capability to procreate, and the ethical privilege to decide on related personal matters.
It is highly pertinent that to attain reproductive wellness and better levels of sexual and reproductive indices, evidence-based information should be made available to the masses and more so to the healthcare workers who are the drivers of upliftment in sexual and reproductive standards. It includes a scientific approach to public health awareness and social empowerment related to contraceptive standards, adolescent health, sexually transmitted infections, infertility issues, safe childbearing, male sexual health, approach towards dispelling myths and superstitions, etc.
The Advanced Postgraduate Diploma in Global Sexual and Reproductive Health Management (APGD-GSRHM) at the James Lind Institute is conceived and tailored towards helping public health professionals, physicians, nurses, midwives and other volunteers working in community settings , to develop a good understanding of the scientific standards, policies, ethics, legal issues, sociocultural issues and epistemological practices related to Sexual and Reproductive Health. The course also touches upon management principles and epidemiology which helps sexual and reproductive health professionals to better manage their work in an interdisciplinary team approach for mitigating the risks and reduce reproductive morbidity and mortality.
What will be taught?
MODULE 01: FUNDAMENTALS OF SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH
MODULE 02: REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH
MODULE 03: SEXUAL HEALTH
MODULE 04: CONTRACEPTION
MODULE 05: EPIDEMIOLOGY
MODULE 06: BIOSTATISTICS
MODULE 07: INTRODUCTION TO THE MANAGEMENT ROLE
MODULE 08: HEALTHCARE PLANNING, ORGANIZING & CONTROL
MODULE 09: PREVENTIVE MEDICINE AND POPULATION HEALTH
MODULE 10: SPECIAL TOPICS
TOTAL CREDITS: 32
MODE OF STUDY: ONLINE
The curriculum for the program - Advanced Post Graduate Diploma in Global Sexual & Reproductive Health Management (APGD-GSRHM) is extensive, has been developed and evaluated by experienced healthcare professionals. This program is suitable for people who wish to grow their expertise in this field.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed on an ongoing basis by the faculty based on the following criteria:
One is the completion of the online multiple choice question tests that follow each lesson; and second is the timely submission of assignments for each study module within the JLI e-Campus.
Your academic performance in the program will be assessed on a 4 point GPA scale. More details about our evaluation system is available in the following link: Evaluation System
Am I eligible?
The minimum eligibility criteria for Advanced Post Graduate Diploma in Global Sexual & Reproductive Health Management (APGD-GSRHM) would include any of the following:
- Any degree in Medicine such as MBBS, BDS, BPT etc
- Any degree in Nursing, Midwifery, Public Health
- Any degree in Bioscience/Life Sciences such as Biochemistry, Microbiology, Genetics, Biotechnology, Botany, Zoology etc
- Any degree in Pharmacy / Pharmaceutical Sciences
- Students in their final year of graduation for the above courses are also eligible to apply.
If you lack the above mentioned educational prerequisite you may still be eligible to apply if you have some prior work experience in healthcare & allied areas. Please contact our admission representatives / counsellor to discuss your case.
What support will I receive?
As a student you can interact online with the faculty members and fellow students to network and to discuss important topics via your e-Campus. The faculty promptly answers all questions related to the study in the Online Campus Tutoring Center (OCTC).
Towards the end of the program you will be provided placement assistance if required and career development support via the “Student Success Team”.
In addition, each participant registered in the Advanced Post-Graduate Diploma in Global Sexual & Reproductive Health Management Course is provided with a mentor who is an experienced professional in this field. The mentor can be contacted at any time via email or phone.
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James Lind Institute offers various masters degree programs in the areas of public health, business administration etc.
- MPH (with specializations)
- M.Sc in Health Mgmt
- MBA (various specializations)
For information on available masters programs via our School of Health Sciences; & our Business School click below:
Opportunities in Global Sexual & Reproductive Health Management are tremendous. People having training in this field are highly sought after by NGOs, hospitals, research institutions and worldwide agencies like the WHO, UNESCO, UNICEF, Red Cross etc