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Protecting Public Health in a Changing Climate: A Primer for City, Local, and Regional Action (Coursera)

Sep 21st 2021
Protecting Public Health in a Changing Climate: A Primer for City, Local, and Regional Action (Coursera)
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This course is an introduction to the multiple ways our changing climate affects global population health, and to promising policy and practice responses. More intense storms, heatwaves, and rising seas mean many, particularly the most vulnerable, now face growing risks of weather-related injury, illness, mental stress and even [...]
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Environmental Hazards and Global Public Health (Coursera)

The second course of the Impacts of the Environment on Global Public Health specialization will explore a number of different environmental hazards. These are: air pollution, water pollution, solid and hazardous waste, and two physical hazards (radon and noise). These hazards each have the potential to harm human health, [...]
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Climate Change, Sustainability, and Global Public Health (Coursera)

The third course of the Impacts of the Environment on Global Public Health specialization will introduce you to two major environmental health challenges facing the world today. The first is climate change –the preeminent threat to public health today, and a threat that will impact every human and ecosystem [...]
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Environmental Health: the Foundation of Global Public Health (Coursera)

Sep 20th 2021
Environmental Health: the Foundation of Global Public Health (Coursera)
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The first course of the Impacts of the Environment on Global Public Health specialization will provide you with a foundation in environmental health sciences (EHS). We will explore four main topics. The first is an introduction to EHS and the exposure-disease model – a very useful framework for understanding [...]
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Sep 20th 2021
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Global Public Health (edX)

Understanding the value of health not just as a benefit or right of individuals, but as a global public need. What are the effects of a healthy individual on the world around them? Beyond the hereditary connections between parents and children or the implications of communicable diseases, public [...]
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