Netherlands, Utrecht

Fundamentals of Global Health

when 2 July 2018 - 6 July 2018
language English
duration 1 week
credits 1.5 ECTS
fee EUR 950

This course introduces the principles and scope of global health and health-related strategies important for an understanding of health and disease in a global context. 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 the effects of globalization and innovation in global health on major health outcomes.

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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 could they advance addressing major health challenges globally? What is the role of health systems, international partnership, ethical aspects, equity and advocacy for research and development? And what is the impact of migration, globalisation and innovation on health outcomes? These are some of the questions and topics that will be interdisciplinary addressed in this course during the summer school week by international faculty and participants.

Course leader

Dr. Kerstin Klipstein-Grobusch

Target group

Postgraduate students and professionals in medicine, public
health, social sciences or related disciplines with knowledge in
epidemiology and public health and interest in global health

Course aim

Fundamentals of Global Health aims to introduce the principles and scope of global health and policy and health-related development strategies.

Fee info

EUR 950: Course + course materials + housing
EUR 750: Course + course materials

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