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2017
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Reproductive and Maternal Health: a Global Perspective

Organizing institution
Utrecht University, Faculty of Medicine (UU)
Course code
M43
Course fee (incl. housing)
€ 950
Level
Master level

This course will provide a comprehensive overview about womenís reproductive and maternal health globally. Topics discussed in this course represent critical health challenges and strategies to improve reproductive and maternal health outcomes.

How can we reduce maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality? What is the role of reproductive health services such as contraceptives, safe abortion and infertility treatment? How do societal factors affect womenís health outcomes, including social determinants, gender dynamics and human rights? What is the impact of cervical cancers on the health of women of reproductive age around the world? What interventions work, and how do national and international policies impact outcomes? How do the Sustainable Development Goals relate to maternal and reproductive health issues?

Tags: maternal health, reproductive health, obstetrics, gynecology, global health, epidemiology, interdisciplinary, medicine

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COURSE LEADER

Prof. Kitty W.M. Bloemenkamp

LECTURERS

- Dr. Joyce L. Browne
- Dr. Marcus J. Rijken
- Prof. Dr. Jelle Stekelenburg
- Dr. Thomas Van der Akker
- Drs. Natasha Hoesseini
- Prof.Dr. Jos Van Roosmalen
- Prof.Dr. Arie Franx
- Prof.Dr. Tarek Meguid
- Members of the Dutch Working Party on International Safe Motherhood & Reproductive Health

TARGET GROUP

Masterís level students (Medical/global health/public health/biomedical sciences/), medical doctors and health researchers with an interest in womenís health in a global context.

COURSE AIM

This course aims to:
- Introduce participants to key challenges in reproductive and maternal health globally.
- Provide a comprehensive overview of strategies to improve reproductive and maternal health outcomes.
- Discuss the role of the Sustainable Development Goals, social determinants, gender dynamics, human rights and policy to improve reproductive and maternal health outcomes.

STUDY LOAD

One-week course.
30 contact hours; 10 self-study hours.

FEE

• € 950 - Course + course materials + housing
• € 750 - Course + course materials

For medical students and participants from low- and middle-income countries: fee 500 euro (excluding housing)

DISCOUNTS AND COMBINATIONS
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The course Reproductive and Maternal Health: a Global Perspective can be combined with the following courses.

SCHOLARSHIPS

Reduced fee for medical students and participants from low- and middle-income countries (Fee 500 euro).

MORE INFORMATION

Joyce Browne
E: J.L.Browne@umcutrecht.nl;
T: +31 (0)88 755 5555

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REGISTRATION

Deadline for registration: 23 June 2017

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