Tanzania, Morogoro Campus (Mzumbe University), Netherlands

Global Governance of Health Vulnerabilities in Africa

when 24 July 2023 - 28 July 2023
language English
duration 1 week
credits 1 EC
fee EUR 200

Learn more about the role of global health governance in addressing new and existing health vulnerabilities in Africa from an interdisciplinary perspective. See you in Tanzania!

Course leader

Marlies Hesselman (Faculty of Law)

Idda Lyatonga (School of Public Administration and Management)

Target group

Advanced undergraduate students / Master students / PhD students / Post-docs / Practioners

Course aim

After this course you will be able to:

- Explain key global public health challenges and vulnerabilities confronting the African region, with a focus on children's and women’s health, environmental health, mental health and disability and NCDs,
- Understand dynamics of multi-stakeholder of public health governance arrangements for Africa, from international to local level
- Understand how (international) legal frameworks affect governance of global public health vulnerabilities, with emphasis on international health treaties and international human rights law
- Discuss challenges and realities of public health systems administration and governance in resource constrained settings

Credits info

1 EC
Preparation: 5 hours
Lectures and assignments: 28 hours
Workshops: 3-4 hours

Upon successful completion of the programme, the Summer School offers a Certificate of Attendance that mentions the workload of 36 hours (28 hours corresponds to 1 ECTS). Students can apply for recognition of these credits to the relevant authorities in their home institutions, therefore the final decision on awarding credits is at the discretion of their home institutions. We will be happy to provide any necessary information that might be requested in addition to the certificate of attendance.

Fee info

EUR 200: (Tsh 500,000) - Fees for students and PhDs from African countries

€ 250 - Fees for students and PhDs from OECD countries
EUR 250: (Tsh 650,000) - Fees for practitioners from Africa

€ 300 (tsh 750,000) - Fees for practitioners from OECD countries

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