9 July 2016
International Public Health
Today, there is a strong focus on International Public Health advocated by UN, WHO, EU. There is also an increasing demand for professionals in arenas of health promotion and disease prevention. Many determinants of health have been revealed within societal and environmental conditions. The slogan “Health is Wealth” is often heard. “Wealth” is the most important determinants of “Health”. Reducing inequality and improving environmental conditions is a universal responsibility.
HiOA is now offering a summer-school in International Public Health, to contribute to a better understanding of public health in a globalised world in an inter-disciplinary and inter-cultural perspective. The aim of the course is to broaden the knowledge of professionals, within the field of International Public Health, and others interested in the subject. The course has two parts:
1. The Scope of International Public Health
2. Environmental Conditions and Family Health
International Public Health is a 10ECTS course. Students must do 3-4 weeks of preparation and 3 weeks presence in Oslo.
Assistant Professor Jorid Grimeland
Professionals within the field of International Public Health and others interested in the subject.
To complete the course for 10 ECTS credits 4 weeks preparation are needed in addition to the 3 weeks presence in Oslo.
NOK 3000: All participants at HiOA International Summer School must pay a summer school fee
NOK 3500: Accommodation Fee