Health Management and Public Health

Health in All Policies

Integrated course, 3.00 ECTS


Course content

This course teaches students the principles of the intersectoral collaboration of the HiAP approach to the health promoting management of complex systems. Students will acquire knowledge of the support of participation through intersectoral cooperation and the participation of the population. Using practical examples, negotiation strategies that enable the implementation of intersectoral cooperation at various levels will be practiced. Students will learn the application of various monitoring and evaluation instruments, including health impact assessment.

Learning outcomes

Students who complete this module will learn about quantifiable evidence-based and theory-based as well as quality-assured planning of measures for maintaining and improving health and wellness in terms of health as a fundamental human right and in partnership with various stakeholders and representatives of various policy areas.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Books: Browonson, R., Baker, E., Leet, T. Gillespie, K. (2003). Evidence-based Public Health. Oxford: University Press; Hurrelmann, K., Klotz, T., Haisch, J. (Hg.) (2007). Lehrbuch Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung. Bern: Hans Huber; Holtz, C. (2016). Global healthcare: issues and policies. Burlington: Jones & Bartlett Learning; Leppo, K., Ollila, E., Pena S., Wismar, M., Cook, S. (Eds.). (2013) Health in All Policies: Seizing Opportunities, Implementing Policies. Helsinki: Finland Ministry of Social Affairs and Health; Markle, W., H., Fisher, M., A., Smego R. (2014). Understanding Global Health. Columbus: McGraw-Hill Professional

Mode of delivery


Prerequisites and co-requisites

"Assessment in Health Management & Public Health" Module 6

Assessment methods and criteria

written or oral exam