19 July 2024
Fundamentals of Global Health
Topics discussed in this interdisciplinary course range from global health governance and policy, to the role of health systems, ethics and advocacy for research and development, to globalisation and climate change on health outcomes.
What is global health? Which global health challenges do we face? What are key principles of global health? Who are the major actors in global health and how do they influence global health policy? What are the Sustainable Development Goals and how can they advance addressing major health challenges globally? What is the role of health systems, international partnership, ethical aspects, equity, technological innovation and advocacy for research and development? And what is the impact of migration, globalisation and climate change on health outcomes?
These are some of the questions and topics that will be addressed in interdisciplinary and interactive sessions and small group work by international faculty and participants.
Associate Professor Kerstin Klipstein-Grobusch
Master’s level students, PhD researchers and professionals in medicine/global health/public health/biomedical sciences/social sciences or related disciplines with knowledge in epidemiology and public health and interest in global health.
By the end of the course participants will be able to:
discuss the key principles of global health, governance and policy;
discuss the role of the sustainable development goals to address major global health challenges;
describe the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, globalisation and climate change on health outcomes;
and comprehend the role of international partnership, ethical aspects, technological innovation and advocacy for research and development on global health.
EUR 795: Course + course materials
EUR 250: Housing fee