Netherlands, Utrecht

Introduction to Global Health

when 2 July 2012 - 6 July 2012
duration 1 week
credits 1.5 ECTS
fee EUR 950

The course introduces participants to the history, origins and current trends in global health. It addresses health-related development strategies such as the Millennium Development Goals considering social determinants of health and health (in)equity. The course focuses on principles of global health and acquaints participants with concepts on measurement of health, demographic trends, burden of disease and epidemiological transition. Further topics addressed are global health governance, key institutions and international partnerships for research and development.

Course leader

Dr. Kerstin Klipstein-Grobusch

Target group

Health professionals/postgraduate students with interest in global health. A basic understanding of epidemiological concepts is a prerequisite for successful course completion.

Course aim

To introduce principles and scope of global health and health-related development strategies.

Credits info

1.5 ECTS
Certificate of Attendance

Fee info

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


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

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