WHO Flagship Course on HSS with focus on NCDs

09-13 May 2016, Barcelona, Spain

The WHO Regional Office for Europe is pleased to announce the next annual Flagship Course on Health Systems Strengthening to be held from 9 to 13 May 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. This week-long intensive course is offered by the Division of Health Systems and Public Health of the WHO Regional Office for Europe through the WHO Barcelona Office for Health Systems Strengthening. We invite you and your colleagues to participate in this exclusive training event.

The course focuses on policy options to address health system barriers to address the growing burdern of non-communicable diseases.

The course is delivered in English with simultaneous translation to Russian.

Applicants are invited to submit a completed online application form available on the course website:


Please use Flagship2016 as user name and password.

Please note that the deadline for receiving applications is 17 March 2016. To secure participation in the course, accepted participants will be charged a fee of EUR 300. The fee is payable upon acceptance of application. Once paid, this payment is non-refundable in case of cancellation. WHO will cover tuition, course materials, coffee breaks and lunches on all five days of the course, plus one dinner reception. Participants will be responsible for covering the costs of travel, accommodation and subsistence while in Barcelona.

A brochure of the course with further details is here.(PDF-1)