Aug 01, 2012 18:00 Asia/Seoul Time Zone
KOHI successfully concluded ‘Health Policy and Program Management for Rwanda’ Program With KOICA
CHEONGWON, SEOUL--(Korea Newswire) August 1, 2012 -- Korea Human Resource Development Institute for Health and Welfare, KOHI (President; Lee Sangyong) successfully concluded ‘Health Policy and Program Management for Rwanda’ cooperated with KOICA. Directors at Ministry of Health and coordinators in Rwanda attended the program from 10th to 28th, July in 2012.

The program was designed to contribute to the improvement of health in terms of communicable disease (inc, HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria) Trainees also analyzed specific issues of use of contraceptive and action plans through a series of workshops. Lectures from Korea CDC, Public health center, hospitals delivered quality lectures to the trainees. The trainees visited Chungbuk Research Institute of Public Health and Environment, Korean National Tuberculosis Association, Masan National Hospital etc. to learn Korea‘s health system. The participants also visited Doosan Heavy Industries, Saemaul Undong Hall, Haedong Yonggungsa to experience Korea’s culture and industry.

“The program is comprehensive, informative, and well-organized. It deals with what Rwanda has to learn” Jean Baptise Ngezahimana, a coordinator at HIV/AIDS Control Committee, Muhanga District said. “I am very impressed by Korea‘s development. Rwanda should learn Korean’s hard work to develop like Korea” He added.

KOHI runs various programs, including Population and Reproductive Health, Maternal and Child Health Promotion, and Competency Enhancement of Diagnosis and Treatment of Autistic Spectrum Disorder for Child to promote the world's health.
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