Management Development Institute (MDI) 2017 Alumni Survey

This year the Management Development Institute (MDI) and its partners are looking to improve the program and ensure the relevance of the curriculum given the changing health landscape in Africa.

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Community Healthcare Improvement Project (CHIP)

A practical application or experiential component of the program

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MDI Dates and Application Deadlines

Southern Africa

August 21-27
UCT, Cape Town, South Africa

Western Africa

October 8-16, 2016
GIMPA, Accra, Ghana

Dakar, Senagal

November 13-19, 2016
International School of Management (ISM), Senegal

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How to Apply

How to Apply

Thirty-six participants will be selected for each session. For an application form or further information on the MDI click here. A mandatory requirement for your application to the program is a commitment to scope a Community Healthcare Improvement Plan during the program. In many cases, an interview will be required.

Program Overview

Program Overview

The Management Development Institute (MDI) for Health Care Organizations is a one-week intensive program designed to enhance the leadership and management skills of program managers and leaders of sub-Saharan African organizations

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Community Healthcare Improvement Project (CHIP)

The Community Healthcare Improvement Project (CHIP) is the practical application or experiential component of the program, allowing the participants to immediately translate the MDI curriculum to improve performance in their own health systems. 

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UCLA Contacts

Miguel Unzueta, Ph.D.
Program Director
Phone: (310) 825-9169
E-mail: miguel-email

UCLA Anderson School of Management
110 Westwood Plaza, Suite B307
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1481

Amref Health Africa Contacts

Anthony Wairagu
Regional Project Coordinator

Phone: (254) (020) 6993234
or 6993000
Fax: (254) (020) 6009518

Lang’ata Road, Opposite Wilson Airport
P.O. Box 27691 00506
Nairobi, Kenya