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Dec 5th 2016

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: 3.3 (18 votes)
Nov 28th 2016

Learn about the evolving Ebola epidemic and its various aspects including disease prevention, management and treatment, response to the epidemic, ethical considerations, and the post-Ebola global health landscape.

Average: 2 (1 vote)
Nov 28th 2016

Essentials of Global Health is a comprehensive introduction to global health. It is meant to introduce you to this topic in well-structured, clear and easy to understand ways. Much of the course will focus on five questions: What do people get sick, disabled and die from; Why do they suffer from these conditions? Which people are most affected? Why should we care about such concerns? What can be done to address key health issues, hopefully at least cost, as fast as possible, and in sustainable ways?

Average: 8 (1 vote)
Nov 28th 2016

The field of global health is often thought of purely in medical or public health terms, but there are important geopolitical and policy dimensions of global health that underlie programmatic responses to global health challenges.

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Nov 21st 2016

Around the world, we are increasingly socially and economically interdependent. Health on one side of the globe affects people on the other. Global health, once merely an ethical consideration, now dominates discussions and policies of global security. A diverse team of experts in this emerging field has come together to help you contextualize your experiences as a new or seasoned global health responder.

Average: 3.8 (9 votes)
Nov 21st 2016

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.

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Nov 21st 2016

An introduction to key challenges and concepts important to understanding the current status and determinants of global health.

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Oct 3rd 2016

Understand antibiotic resistance and what actions are needed to address this increasingly serious global health threat. The introduction of the first antibiotic in the 1940s marks a true turning point in human history. For the first time, once deadly infectious diseases, such as pneumonia and bloodstream infections, became manageable health problems and new horizons for modern medicine were defined. The marketing of other antibiotics soon followed, and as a result of their initial success, bacterial infections were considered to be permanently defeated.

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Sep 20th 2016

Become part of the global health community and prepare yourself to join teams providing care. This course explores how multidisciplinary teams can work more effectively together to address global health needs. Whether you seek a career in international health or medicine, volunteer to serve those less fortunate, or work in an institutional setting such as a clinic, hospital, or public health agency, it is important to understand the sources and movement of diseases.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Jun 6th 2016

Prepare for undertaking an International Health Elective, in this course developed in collaboration with King's College London. International health electives (IHEs) are highly variable, student-organised placements that offer important opportunities for student-directed learning about health and healthcare in unfamiliar contexts. They enable medical and healthcare students to take responsibility for their own learning and to explore areas of interest relevant to future careers.

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Apr 11th 2016

Surveiller les maladies, mener les enquêtes en population pour identifier leurs causes (comportements, expositions environnementales, facteurs génétiques) : c’est le rôle de l’épidémiologie dont ce cours vous enseigne les principes et méthodes. Ce cours débute par une présentation des grands principes de l’épidémiologie descriptive (surveillance des maladies, investigation d’épidémies) et de l’épidémiologie analytique (identification des facteurs de risque des maladies). Les principaux indicateurs de risque, la formulation d’une hypothèse scientifique, les schémas d’étude utilisés pour les enquêtes en population, la prise en compte des fluctuations d’échantillonnage, l’analyse statistique des résultats et l’interprétation des biais seront expliqués et illustrés par des exemples et des études de cas tirés de la vie réelle.

Average: 6.3 (6 votes)
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 23rd 2016

Reimagine global health problems with some of the leading global health thinkers and actors through a case-based biosocial framework.

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Feb 15th 2016

Is humanitarianism an effective, justifiable and sustainable response to ill-health, inequality, injustice and war?

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Jan 28th 2016

Learn how to effectively prepare to return from a global health learning experience.

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Jan 25th 2016

Learn about the most pressing issues in global health through a series of reviews and interviews with leading experts.

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Jan 11th 2016

To help the living, study the dead: we will analyze the world’s biggest health problems by investigating causes of death.

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Dec 7th 2015

Learn how to effectively prepare for, organize and participate in global health rotations and projects.

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Oct 26th 2015

Learn how to safely and effectively participate in global health rotations and projects.

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Oct 12th 2015

This course is designed to help you develop a broader understanding of mental health and illness from a global perspective. Over five weeks you will be guided in exploring how and why the current challenges faced in mental health care vary globally.

Average: 7 (2 votes)

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