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Fundamentals of Global Health

Utrecht University

21 days
Duration
435 EUR/full
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About

This Fundamentals of Global Health course from Utrecht University introduces the principles and scope of global health and health-related strategies important for an understanding of health and disease in a global context.

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Overview

Topics discussed in this interdisciplinary course range from global health governance and policy to the role of health systems, ethics and advocacy for research and development, to the effects of globalization and innovation in global health on major health outcomes.  

What is global health? Which global health challenges do we face? What are key principles of global health? Who are the major actors in global health and how do they influence global health policy? What are the Sustainable Development Goals and how could they advance addressing major health challenges globally? What is the role of health systems, international partnership, ethical aspects, equity and advocacy for research and development? And what is the impact of migration, globalisation and innovation on health outcomes? These are some of the questions and topics that will be interdisciplinary addressed in this course by international faculty and participants. 

Learning objectives

By the end of the Fundamentals of Global Health course from Utrecht University , you should be able to:

  • Understand the health challenges of today’s globalizing world
  • Apply what you learn directly to your own research
  • Gain insights into methods used in global health research
  • Find out how population health is affected by global trends

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global health governance
  • Health indicators and burden of disease
  • Mixed-method approaches in global health research
  • Social determinants of health
  • Health transition
  • Migration and health
  • Health equity
  • Development strategies

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 21 days
    • 14 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Enrollment deadline 5 Apr

Language

English

Credits

1 ECTS

1.5 EC

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

To enrol in this course, you need:

  • Preferably a Master’s degree, but at least a Bachelor’s degree (or the equivalent in medical education, public health, social sciences or related disciplines)
  • Sufficient proficiency in English reading and writing

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    435 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 435 EUR for the full programme during 21 days.
  • EU/EEA

    435 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 435 EUR for the full programme during 21 days.

Funding

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