2022 World Aids Day Highlights

The theme of 2022 World Aids Day highlights the importance of HIV testing. Everyone should get tested for HIV and know their status. The world is advancing a status-neutral approach to HIV testing that puts equity at the forefront. Under this approach, no matter what the outcome of the test, people should be connected with the necessary HIV prevention and treatment services, including strategies to address social determinants of health and barriers to access.

The world has also made remarkable strides since the first World AIDS Day commemoration 34 years ago. Scientific research has yielded innovations in HIV care, treatment, and prevention so that individuals with HIV can enjoy longer, healthier lives. Robust scientific studies have also shown that people who are on HIV medication and achieve and maintain viral suppression cannot spread HIV to others, which means that successful treatment further drives down new transmissions.

These advances have been possible due to strategic collaborations between governments, public-sector partners, multilateral institutions, non-government and philanthropic organizations, private companies, and research institutions. People with HIV have been central to this progress, and community-based organizations working in areas most affected by HIV are at the forefront of ensuring that the advances we have made translate into real improvements in the health and lives of the people they serve.

Yet despite our tremendous progress, the work is not finished. Globally, there are approximately 1.5 million new cases of HIV every year, including over 34,000 new infections in Kenya. The increase is attributed to the rise of new HIV infections among children, adolescents, and younger people where it is reported that a 52 percent increase was recorded for Kenyans aged 15-29 years as well as the shortage of HIV commodities and funding. Stigma, discrimination, and other structural factors, certain populations and geographic areas continue to bear most of the burden of this disease. The world must remain deeply committed to ending HIV everywhere by engaging and empowering communities, and by ensuring that our programs, research, and policies are informed by the voices of those populations most impacted by HIV. A health systems approach is recommended to address these systemic issues related to HIV and AIDS. Health Systems Management Association remains committed to empowering the leaders and health organizations to model broad-based measures that aim at addressing HIV and AIDS. Top on our priorities for 2023 is to empower the health systems researchers to document best practices in programming and utilization of knowledge and skills in combating PHC-based solutions to defeating the spread of HIV.

Celebrate Your Accomplishment

Fellow, Diplomate, and Associate candidates must meet all of the following requirements prior to applying and sitting for the Board of Governors Exam in Healthcare Management:

Meet all eligibility requirements below; 
Membership: Be a current Member with one year of tenure as a member of a healthcare professional body

Academic Qualification: Be a holder of an advanced diploma or degree in a healthcare care-related program from a recognized institution. Copies of your diploma or final conferred transcript are required.

Professional Qualifications: Copies of your professional copies for short programs are required. Especially those that have to do with healthcare leadership, management or governance 

Healthcare Management Experience: Currently hold a healthcare management position AND have a minimum of TWO years of healthcare management experience. A copy of your job description, organizational chart, and resume is required.

References: Obtain two references that are to be included in the application form

Continuing Education: Complete a minimum of 32 continuing education hours related to healthcare management and administration within the two years prior to submitting an application 

Volunteer Activity: Complete four volunteer activities within the TWO years prior to submitting an application. Two of these activities must be community/civic and two of these must be healthcare-related activities.

 

Congratulations! You are now eligible to apply. Download the application form here and submit the application with your CV, Copies of Certificates, and other supporting documents to certification@hesma.or.ke.

Call/Whatsapp +254729872543 if you have any questions that needs clarification

Submit Certification fees as appropriate 

  • New application: Associate 10,000Kshs, Diplomate 15,000shs, and Fellow 20,000shs
  • Renewal application: Associate- 4500shs, Diplomate- 8500shs and Fellow-13,500shs

After your application is reviewed and approved you will be awarded the certification based on your accumulated knowledge, skills, and attitudes.

 

 

Revolutionizing Healthcare. Must Do!

As the HeSMA board on behalf of all the members and users of health services, we are excited to offer insights and if needed, an opportunity to contribute to support your mandate to deliver health services to all Kenyan Citizens. With full realization and acknowledgment of your constituents’ high expectations regarding quality of health with a critical focus on improved health services in your counties.  We take this opportunity to share our professional health management ‘wise counsel’ with you.  Which we believe will help empower your steps in the provision of the noble service of healthcare. The Items cover the following areas of the health systems and suggested solutions;

Leadership and Governance; Financing and other resourcing; Human Resources; products and technologies; Health Services; equipment and physical infrastructure;  health innovation, research, and partnership; information systems

For a more detailed problem analysis and suggested solution visit here

 

Professional Courses Listing for 2022-2023

HeSMA and Stakeholders have delved into the professionalization of healthcare management for the last 10 years by building 80 Globally Acceptable Practices (GAP) aimed at improving healthcare leadership management and governance in Kenya and East Africa. Healthcare Managers are supposed to incrementally develop their capacities in these domains that include Leadership, Healthcare Management, Governance, Communication, Professional, Health, and Healthcare Environment Competencies.

All Healthcare managers trained in the training institutions need to register and become certified as they commence their careers. Within the network of professional education providers, they are then supposed to acquire this continuous professional education (CPEs) through established and approved institutions. Every year they are supposed to submit the proof of acquisition of these skills to the Credentialing and Certification Board. The difference between our professional education and others is that our Credentialing and Certification Framework is based on RPL and the Cumulative learning processes.  For Information on this visit here 

PROFESSIONALIZATION OF HEALTHCARE LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT

Course Title Domain Target Group+ Requirements Duration Cost
Healthcare Management Course (Level 3) Healthcare Management Middle- Senior level Healthcare Managers 2 Weeks Block or

8 Saturdays

 

65,000Kshs (face to face)

45,000Kshs (virtual)

935USD (International Student)

 

Advanced Healthcare Management Skills Course (Level 3) Healthcare Management Middle- Senior level Healthcare Managers 2 Weeks Block

8 Saturdays (4-6hours)

16 Saturdays (2 hours each)

65,000Kshs (face to face)

45,000Kshs (virtual)

935USD (International Student)

 

Leadership for 21st Century Health Managers (Level 3) Leadership Middle- Senior level Healthcare Managers 2 Weeks Block

8 Saturdays (4-6hours)

16 Saturdays (2 hours each)

65,000Kshs (face to face)

45,000Kshs (virtual)

935USD (International Student)

 

Health Systems Research Development (proposal and project)

(Level 3)   

Cross-Cutting Middle- Senior level Healthcare Managers 2 Weeks Block

8 Saturdays (4-6hours)

16 Saturdays (2 hours each)

75,000Kshs (face to face)

45,000Kshs (virtual)

935USD (International Student)

 

Advancing Health Systems Thinking

(Level 3)  

Health and the Healthcare Environment Middle- Senior level Healthcare Managers 2 Weeks Block

8 Saturdays (4-6hours)

16 Saturdays (2 hours each)

55,000Kshs (face to face)

45,000Kshs (virtual)

935USD (International Student)

 

Healthcare Governance and Trustee Effectiveness (Level 3) Professional and Social Responsibility: Middle- Senior level Healthcare Managers 2 Weeks Block

8 Saturdays (4-6hours)

16 Saturdays (2 hours each)

55,000Kshs (face to face)

45,000Kshs (virtual)

935USD (International Student)

 

Human Resource Management and Development for Universal Healthcare (Level 2) Healthcare Management and Business Strategy Middle-level managers 10 days Block

5 Saturdays (4-6hours)

16 Saturdays (2 hours each)

55,000Kshs (face to face)

45,000Kshs (virtual)

935USD (International Student)

 

Conflict resolution and Coaching (Level 2) Healthcare Management and Business Strategy Middle-level managers 10 days Block

5 Saturdays (4-6hours)

16 Saturdays (2 hours each)

55,000Kshs (face to face)

45,000Kshs (virtual)

935USD (International Student)

 

Management and evaluation for Health Quality (Level 2) Healthcare Management and Business Strategy Middle-level managers 10 days Block

5 Saturdays (4-6hours)

16 Saturdays (2 hours each)

55,000Kshs (face to face)

45,000Kshs (virtual)

935USD (International Student)

 

Social and Emotional Intelligence (Level 1)   Health and the Healthcare Environment Entry, Middle-level Managers 1-week Block

2 Saturdays (4 hours)

15500Kshs (online)

30,000Kshs (face-face)

550USD International

Financial Management for Health (Level 2) Healthcare Management and Business Strategy Middle-level managers + Senior line managers 10 days Block

5 Saturdays (4-6hours)

16 Saturdays (2 hours each)

55,000Kshs (face to face)

45,000Kshs (virtual)

935USD (International Student)

 

Employee Selection and Talent Development in Health

(Level 2)

Healthcare Management and Business Strategy Middle-level managers + Senior line managers 1 Week Block

3 Saturdays (4 hours each)

15500Kshs (online)

30,000Kshs (face-face)

550USD International

Healthcare Law and Ethics

(Level 2)

Healthcare Management and Business Strategy Middle-level managers + Senior line managers 1 Week Block

3 Saturdays (4 hours each)

15500Kshs (online)

30,000Kshs (face-face)

550USD International

 
Management & Leadership Skills for 1st Time Managers (Level 1)   Management & Leadership Entry, Middle-level Managers 1 Week Block

3 Saturdays (4 hours each)

15500Kshs (online)

30,000Kshs (face-face)

550USD International

Principles of Supervisory Management (level 1) Management Entry, Middle-level Managers
Situational Leadership and Case Studies (level 1)   Leadership Entry, Middle-level Managers
Quality And Productivity Improvement (Level 1)   Management Entry, Middle-level Managers
Problem-solving and Decision Making (Level 1)   Health and the Healthcare Environment Entry, Middle-level Managers
Healthcare Budgeting and Cost Accounting (Level 1)   Healthcare Management and Business Strategy Entry, Middle-level Managers 15500Kshs (online)

30,000Kshs (face-face)

550USD International

Planning And Project Management (Level 1)
Customer Service & Marketing (level 1)   Healthcare Management and Business Strategy Entry, Middle-level Managers 1 Week Block

3 Saturdays (4 hours each

15500Kshs (online)

30,000Kshs (face-face)

550USD International

Data Protection and security (level 1) Health and the Healthcare Environment Entry, Middle-level Managers 1 Day workshop 7500Kshs
Leadership Systems Management for Health for Beginners (level 1) Cross-Cutting Entry, Middle-level Managers 1 Week Block

3 Saturdays (4 hours each

15500Kshs (online)

30,000Kshs (face-face)

550USD International

Health Systems Management (Professional Certificate Level 2) Cross-Cutting Middle-level managers + Senior line managers 6 Months 80,000Kshs Total Tuition

20,000Kshs Bootcamp (optional)

Health Systems Management (Professional Post Grad Diploma Level 3) Cross-Cutting Middle- Senior level Healthcare Managers 9 Months + project 3 Months + Bootcamp 3 days 160,000shs Total Tuition

20,000kshs Bootcamp (optional)

Target Groups 

  • Middle- Senior level Healthcare Managers; Medical Superintendents, Country Managers, Project Directors; Finance and Human Resource Manager/Director, Chief Executive Officer, General Manager, Facilities Manager, etc
  • Middle-level Healthcare Managers + Senior line managers: Clinical services directors, Nursing or Medical director; Medical Superintendents, Project Managers, and Advisors. Strategic Information Manager
  • Middle-Level Healthcare Managers: Departmental In-Charge or Supervisor, Hospital Coverage Officers, Outpatient Managers, Coordinator,
  • Entry, Middle-level Healthcare Managers: Health coordinators, Shift In charges, medical records manager, Head of the department, Laboratory Managers,
  • Cross-Cutting; Health Coordinators, Country Managers, Project Directors, Strategic Information Manager, Finance and Human Resource Manager/Director, Medical records manager, Head of the department, Laboratory Managers, Chief Executive Officer, General Manager, Facilities Manager, Hospital Administrators (HAOS)

To apply as a group/county/HMT please send an email to info@hesma.or.ke or call 0202330034/0729872543 (Esther Muturi)

Partnering organizations

  • MoH- Ministry of Health (national and County Governments)
  • Academia- Universities (7), Middle-level colleges (2)
  • Development partners (3)
  • Private and Faith-based Health Organizations
  • Professional and regulatory Boards and Councils
  • 1200 Health care leaders and experts, Media and Employers

Find more a detailed poster here 

 

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