This paper evaluates an open learning and applied learning programme for health professionals delivered by the authors in Indonesia. It also highlights the importance of the active involvement of Indonesian health professionals in the delivery and the need for the programme to be contextualised. The background is a pilot programme for the management development of clinicians in Indonesia. As a country facing huge political, economic and social problems there is an urgent need to improve the health status of the population, for example, by reducing the maternal mortality rate. The objectives of the Indonesian Health Referral and Hospital Programme in the 6th Five Year Development Strategy includes not only this type of health improvement target but also the need for improvement in the management of resources.
|Number of pages||3|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2001|