The ICA building
at 4750 N. Sheridan Rd. recently hosted the International Management
Development Programme's (IMDP) Training in Chicago.
by The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, it addressed
management challenges faced by national health program managers and healthcare
administrators in poor and middle income countries.
came from Nigeria, Kenya, Malawi and Switzerland.
Among them were the director/national
coordinator and administrative staff of the Department of Public Health of the
Ministry of Health for Nigeria.This is the first time that this training has
been hosted in the United States.
Facilitators, Dennis Jennings and Judy Weddle, are on the IMDP faculty and work
with two other faculty members from India, Indu Rao and Viswanath Gopalakrishnan.
training focuses on influencing, networking and partnership skills and includes
ICA's Technology of Participation (ToP®) participatory approach launched in
2010 and it continues to be a valued course among health care administrators.