Netherlands, Utrecht

Challenges in Global Health

when 9 July 2012 - 13 July 2012
duration 1 week
credits 1.5 EC
fee EUR 950

Building on the 'Introduction to Global Health' course, participants are introduced to major public health challenges in lower- and middle-income countries. The course provides an introduction to the aetiology, epidemiology, risk factors and public health importance of selected chronic non-communicable diseases, addresses major policy initiatives for international prevention and control of disease, and considers major health threats and challenges such as the impact of globalization and environmental changes.

Course leader

Dr. Kerstin Klipstein-Grobusch

Target group

Health professionals/postgraduate students with interest in global health. A basic understanding of epidemiological and global health concepts is a prerequisite for successful course completion.

Course aim

To enhance knowledge and understanding of current challenges in global health with a particular focus on chronic non-communicable diseases.

Credits info

1.5 EC
Certificate of Attendance

Fee info

EUR 950: Course + course materials + housing

EUR 750: Course + course materials


Utrecht Summer School doesn't offer scholarships for this course.

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