Call for applications: PG Diploma in Community and General Paediatrics

Call for applications: PG Diploma in Community and General Paediatrics

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Description: 

The PG Diploma is designed to equip child health clinicians (doctors, allied healthcare therapists and medical social workers) to function more effectively at the intersection between child health and clinical care. The learning outcomes of the programme are designed to:

  • provide knowledge, approaches and tools in child health to medical officers, family physicians
    and paediatricians in public health services, especially at district and regional levels.
  • provide knowledge, approaches and tools in child health to allied healthcare therapists
    and medical social workers, especially those working at primary and secondary levels of care.
  • align with the requirements of the District Clinical Specialist Team (DCST) posts that are part of
    the National Health Insurance-associated Re-engineering of Primary Health Care;
  • align with, provide, the necessary training towards a proposed sub-specialty in community paediatrics
    and child health.

Two years, part-time. This is a blended programme with online learning and blocks of contact time. The emphasis is on learner-centred, context-based and experiential learning. Assessments are assignment-based.

Deadline: 
Date and time
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021 - 00:00