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Aug 14th 2017

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.

Average: 3.5 (20 votes)
Jul 31st 2017

Eating patterns that begin in childhood affect health and well-being across the lifespan. The culture of eating has changed significantly in recent decades, especially in parts of the world where processed foods dominate our dietary intake. This course examines contemporary child nutrition and the impact of the individual decisions made by each family.

Average: 7.8 (17 votes)
Jun 19th 2017

Consider the latest data, priorities and debates about the health of mothers, children and adolescents in this free online course.

Average: 5.2 (5 votes)

May 1st 2017

Prevent childhood obesity by learning about healthy eating, physical activity, screen time and sleep for children under five. Childhood obesity is one of the biggest health challenges of the 21st century and affects over 41 million children under the age of five. If not prevented at an early age it can become a lifelong condition and lead to very serious diseases and disorders. This free online course follows the latest innovative research in childhood development to reveal what is contributing to these shocking figures and what can be done to prevent childhood obesity.

Average: 4 (5 votes)
Nov 9th 2016

La frecuencia del ronquido durante el sueño es del 5-10%, en población infantil general. El ronquido es parológico en ausencia de procesos infecciosos de vía aérea superior. Su consecuencia es una menor oferta de oxígeno a diversos órganos, dando lugar a trastornos en el crecimiento y maduración en la infancia con repercusión también en el adulto.

Average: 9 (1 vote)
Mar 31st 2016

Understanding challenges and solutions to global health issues from an inter-disciplinary perspective. Global Health is a new field within public health sciences that integrates the knowledge from fields such as epidemiology, medicine, economy and the behavioral sciences. The main aim of the course, An Introduction to Global Health, is to describe and analyze variation in health between and within countries. This will provide an understanding of causes of the variation.

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Feb 16th 2015

La leche materna es la mejor vía para la alimentación del lactante durante, al menos, los primeros seis meses de vida. Por su composición, proporciona los nutrientes en calidad y disponibilidad óptima, mejora el crecimiento y el desarrollo del lactante, fortalece sus defensas y le protege frente a numerosas patologías en esta etapa y durante el resto de su vida. Por ello es importante la difusión de los conocimientos y técnicas incluidos en la lactancia, tanto hacia los profesionales que atienden a las mujeres gestantes como a las propias madres, a fin de promover y facilitar su seguimiento.

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