Utrecht, Netherlands

Global Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

when 8 July 2024 - 12 July 2024
language English
duration 1 week
credits 1.5 EC
fee EUR 795

The summer course will provide a comprehensive overview of maternal, newborn and child health globally. With an enthusiastic team of experts from all over the world, we will discuss the major challenges women and children in the world face, and potential solutions. This course is a collaboration between the University Medical Center Utrecht (Julius Global Health, Wilhemina Children's Hospital), Amsterdam Centre for Global Child Health (ACGCH) and the Dutch Working Party on International Safe Motherhood and Reproductive Health.

We will return this year for the Global Maternal, Newborn and Child Health summer school in Utrecht!

This course will provide an overview of Maternal, Newborn and Child health care, globally. Guest lecturers will provide interactive sessions, alternated by small group work, to address the following learning objectives:

Discuss key challenges in global maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH);
Provide a comprehensive overview of strategies to improve MNCH outcomes;
Discuss the role of the Sustainable Development Goals in achieving MNCH outcomes;
Collaborate effectively within international group of participants and faculty.

Course leader

Prof. Louis Bont, Prof. Kitty Bloemenkamp, Prof. Michaël Boele van Hensbroek, Dr. Joyce Browne & Dr. Marcus Rijken

Target group

This course is open to all with an interest in global maternal, newborn and child health, including:

Master’s level students (Medical/global health/public health/biomedical sciences)
Medical doctors, nurses, midwives
(PhD) researchers
Policy makers

Course aim

The aim of the course is to give the participant a thorough introduction in global maternal, newborn and child health health, discuss obstacles and possible solutions to improve health at a global and local scale within an international environment.

Fee info

EUR 795: Course + course materials + lunch
EUR 250: Housing fee (optional)

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