Oct 10th 2016

An Introduction to Global Health (Coursera)

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This course will provide you with an overview of the most important health challenges facing the world today. You will gain insight into how challenges have changed over time, we will discuss the likely determinants of such changes and examine future projections. Successful international strategies and programs promoting human health will be highlighted and global health governance structures will be mapped and the role of the key actors explored.


Week 1: Defining and Measuring Global Health

Week 2: Infectious Diseases

Week 3: Non-Communicable Diseases and Injuries

Week 4: Maternal and Child Health

Week 5: Environment, Climate and Migration

Week 6: Food and Water

Week 7: Health Systems and Global Health Governance