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Introduction to Global Public Health, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 5 days
    Duration

About

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

  • 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 may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

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

    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

    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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