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Introduction to Global Public Health, Certificate

Introduction to Global Public Health, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 5 days
    Duration
University rank #70 (WUR) ,
The key aim of this course is to learn about the principal issues surrounding global health and the main outcome of the course will be a better understanding of how epidemiology and public health can more effectively protect the health of disadvantaged populations in the changing global context. The Introduction to Global Public Health programme is offered by Erasmus University Rotterdam.

About

The Introduction to Global Public Health programme is offered by Erasmus University Rotterdam. Some of the specific health issues to be discussed include: the global rise of the non-communicable diseases (NCD) such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes; threats to health from pre-existing and emerging communicable diseases; maternal and child health issues, and the impact of global environmental change. 

Additionally, other related issues such as concepts and realities of health systems around the world, impact of globalization on health, and how to measure global health will be discussed. For each health problem, where appropriate, there will be a discussion of: burden of disease, major determinants, intervention policies and programmes, and evaluation of the effectiveness of the interventions. A key focus of the course would be small group interactions.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 5 days
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Objectives

At the end of the week, participants will have:

  • A greater awareness of the full range of global public health challenges;
  • An increased understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of epidemiology and public health in responding to these challenges

Lecturers

Dr. Rajiv Chowdhury

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • Participants of the NIHES degree programmes must apply via the NIHES Administrative office.
  • All other applicants, please use the online registration form.

This course should be suitable for:- 

  • Medical and non-medical students from diverse professional backgrounds 
  • Professionals encompassing all stages of career
  • Individuals with a keen interest in Global Health

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    710 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 710 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 5 days.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    710 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 710 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 5 days.
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Living costs for Rotterdam

  • 760 - 1270 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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