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Human Health Risks, Health Equity, and Environmental Justice (Coursera)

The fourth and final course of the Impacts of the Environment on Global Public Health specialization will cover two topics. The first is environmental justice – that is, avoiding an inequitable distribution of environmental health threats in our population, and ensuring a healthy and safe environment and health equity [...]

Social Determinants of Health (Coursera)

Dec 12th 2022
Social Determinants of Health (Coursera)
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This is an introductory course on social determinants of population health with a focus on the United States. The course will introduce you to, or reinforce your knowledge of, issues related to health that consider behavioral, psychological and structural factors in population health beyond the healthcare system. We will [...]

Foundations of Health Equity Research (Coursera)

Dec 12th 2022
Foundations of Health Equity Research (Coursera)
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Introduces students to the core principles of health equity research. Covers topics such as defining health equity, engaging community and policy stakeholders, patient-centeredness, cultural competence, and dissemination of research findings. Content will recognize different geographic, cultural, and social contexts where health inequities [...]

Achieving Health Equity in Healthcare (Coursera)

Dec 5th 2022
Achieving Health Equity in Healthcare (Coursera)
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The third and the last course of the Addressing Racial Health Inequity in Healthcare specialization will go through various approaches that are used to addressing racial inequity in healthcare., and the strengths and challenges of those approaches. You will explore legal, policy, and regulatory approaches to interventions such as [...]

Application of Health Equity Research Methods for Practice and Policy (Coursera)

Nov 28th 2022
Application of Health Equity Research Methods for Practice and Policy (Coursera)
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Intended for students who have completed the introduction to health equity research course and/or have previous experience working in this area. This course will cover innovative methods, practical tools, and skills required to conduct rigorous health equity research and translate evidence-based strategies into practice and policy. [...]

Telehealth Best Practices and Uses (Coursera)

Nov 21st 2022
Telehealth Best Practices and Uses (Coursera)
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Telehealth uses technology tools such as a cellphone or laptop to give patients and doctors the ability to support healthcare communication and services remotely. The field of telehealth has seen tremendous growth, with telehealth use increasing across all specialties and becoming even more accessible. This course is designed [...]

Population Health During A Pandemic: Contact Tracing and Beyond (Coursera)

Throughout history, pandemics have devastated populations and changed the trajectory of mankind. The global effects of the current COVID-19 pandemic have disproportionately affected certain regions and population groups. This course provides an overview of the far-reaching impact of COVID-19 and presents contact tracing as a tool to mitigate [...]

Climate Adaptation for Human Health (Coursera)

The world’s climate is changing, and among the most significant negative consequences is to human health. While climate change is a global health issue, its health impacts vary across geographies and populations. In this course, you will learn why taking action to plan for and adapt to climate change [...]

Introduction to Climate Change and Health (Coursera)

Climate change is one of the greatest threats to human health in the 21st century. Yet these impacts to health are still not well recognized. Since you can’t change what you don’t understand, this course is designed to equip health and environmental professionals, as well as other changemakers and [...]

Planning and Managing Global Health Programmes: Promoting Quality, Accountability and Equity (FutureLearn)

Address the concepts, theoretical frameworks and practical details involved with planning and managing global health programmes. Discover the inner workings of how to plan and manage a global health initiative.