Challenges of Global Health
This course aims to enhance the participant's knowledge and understanding of major global health challenges in low- and middle-income countries, with a focus on chronic non-communicable diseases.
This one-week course introduces participants to major public health challenges in low- and middle-income countries. It provides an introduction to the public health importance, aetiology, risk factors, and epidemiology of chronic non-communicable diseases, while underscoring the intersection between communicable and non-communicable disease. Participants will learn about health threats and policy initiatives for international prevention and control of disease in the context of critical challenges such as the impact of globalization and the role of environmental changes. The main aim of the course is to enhance knowledge and understanding of current challenges in global health with a particular focus on chronic non-communicable diseases.global health, global health policy, epidemiology, non-communicable disease, health challenges, disease prevention, health equity, determinants of health, sustainable development goals
Dr. Kerstin Klipstein-Grobusch, PhD
Postgraduate students and professionals in medicine, public health, social sciences, or related disciplines with knowledge of epidemiology and public health and an interest in global health.
This course aims to enhance knowledge and understanding of current challenges in global health with a particular focus on chronic non-communicable diseases
1 week full-time
• € 750 - Course + course materials + housing
• € 550 - Course + course materials
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Utrecht Summer School doesn't offer scholarships for this course.
Deadline for registration: 19 June 2017