The course is supported by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
The training course is designed to enable leading health personnel in Cameroon, Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania to become familiar with modern management instruments needed in guaranteeing effective, efficient and needs-oriented management in health care facilities.
The training course takes 1 year in Germany and comprises a German language course, a hospital management course, practical work experience and international management competence courses.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) bears the costs related to the assessment workshop (international travel costs, food and accommodation) and German language course in Africa.
It does not cover the costs for travelling within the home country.
It will grant the selected and invited participants a scholarship for the 12 months of the training in Germany.
This scholarship covers course fees and materials, food and accommodation, a per diem allowance and course-related travel expenses.
Travel expenses to and from Germany are supposed to be met by the sending organisations as a contribution towards the advanced training. Exceptions may be made at the discretion of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).
For more information and scholarship applications, see: Funding for Training in Hospital Management