Netherlands, Utrecht

Challenges of Global Health

when 3 July 2017 - 7 July 2017
language English
duration 1 week
credits 1.5 EC
fee EUR 750

This one-week course introduces participants to major public health challenges in low- and middle-income countries. It provides an introduction to the public health importance, aetiology, risk factors, and epidemiology of chronic non-communicable diseases, while underscoring the intersection between communicable and non-communicable disease. Participants will learn about health threats and policy initiatives for international prevention and control of disease in the context of critical challenges such as the impact of globalization and the role of environmental changes. The main aim of the course is to enhance knowledge and understanding of current challenges in global health with a particular focus on chronic non-communicable diseases.

Course leader

Dr. Kerstin Klipstein-Grobusch, PhD

Target group

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

Course aim

This course aims to enhance knowledge and understanding of current challenges in global health with a particular focus on chronic non-communicable diseases

Credits info

1.5 EC
Certificate of Attendance

Fee info

EUR 750: Course + course materials + housing
EUR 550: Course + course materials

Scholarships

Utrecht Summer School doesn't offer scholarships for this course.

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