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2017
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Challenges of Global Health

Organizing institution
Utrecht University, Faculty of Medicine (UU)
Course code
M42
Course fee (incl. housing)
€ 750
Level
Master level

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.

Tags: global health, global health policy, epidemiology, non-communicable disease, health challenges, disease prevention, health equity, determinants of health, sustainable development goals

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COURSE LEADER

Dr. Kerstin Klipstein-Grobusch, PhD

TARGET GROUP

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.

COURSE AIM

This course aims to enhance knowledge and understanding of current challenges in global health with a particular focus on chronic non-communicable diseases

STUDY LOAD

1 week full-time

FEE

• € 750 - Course + course materials + housing
• € 550 - Course + course materials

DISCOUNTS AND COMBINATIONS



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SCHOLARSHIPS

Utrecht Summer School doesn't offer scholarships for this course.

MORE INFORMATION

Dr. Kerstin Klipstein-Grobusch
P: +31 (0)88 75 696 38
E: k.klipstein-grobusch@umcutrecht.nl


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REGISTRATION

Deadline for registration: 19 June 2017

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