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Mar 13th 2017

Global Health: An Interdisciplinary Overview (Coursera)

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This course proposes an overview of current global health challenges drawing on the insights of several academic disciplines including medicine, public health, law, economics, social sciences and humanities. This interdisciplinary approach will guide the student into seven critical topics in global health.

Syllabus

Week 1: Introduction

Week 2: Introduction to Global Health concepts

Week 3: Emerging Trends in Global Health: Infectious Diseases

Week 4: Emerging Trends in Global Health: Non-Communicable Diseases and Disability

Week 5: Governance for Global Health, Health Systems and Financing

Week 6: Foreign Policy, Trade and Health

Week 7: Research, Development, Innovation and Technology for Global Health

Week 8: The Environment, Sustainable Development and Health