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Improving Public Health Management for Action (IMPACT) is a fellowship program that aims to build a cadre of highly trained public health managers throughout the world. This workforce development program aligns with Division of Global Health Protection’s mission to enhance global health security by helping countries detect and control public health threats more rapidly.

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What’s IMPACT?

Improving Public Health Management for Action (IMPACT) is a fellowship program that aims to build a cadre of highly trained public health managers throughout the world. This workforce development program aligns with Division of Global Health Protection’s mission to enhance global health security by helping countries detect and control public health threats more rapidly.

Effective at Increasing Knowledge and Driving Action

IMPACT provides fellows with experience in public health program planning, management, and evaluation through specialized hands-on training, supervision, and mentorship. Development of this workforce will make IMPACT countries more proficient at translating research, theory, and scientific innovation into successful public health action.

Fellow have increased their knowledge by participating in IMPACT

Fellows’ (in all three cohorts) self-assesment of knowledge, before and after IMPACT training

Budget Basics 1.8 to 3.5

Project Management 1.9 to 3.5

Program Planning 1.7 to 3.3

Community Health assessment 1.5 to 3.1

Program Evaluation 2.0 to 3.5

Supervision & Delegation 2.2 to 3.6

Supply Chain Management 1.8 to 3.1

Public Health 101 2.2 to 3.3

 

1= No knowledge or skills

2= slightly knowledgeable

3= moderately knowledgeable

4= very knowledgeable

 

Distinguished fellows are using what they learned

78%

of graduated Distinguished Fellows reported using one or more of the didactic tools or topics at work at completion of the program

57%

reported using items from Emergency Response

42%

reported using items from Community Partnership

42%

reported using items from Budgeting

For more information about IMPACT, please visit:

https://www.cdc.gov/globalhealth/healthprotection/impact

Page last reviewed: February 15, 2018
Content source: Global Health