Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Fundamentals of Global Health

when 7 July 2014 - 11 July 2014
duration 1 week
credits 1.5 ECTS
fee EUR 750

Fundamentals to Global Health aims to introduce the principles and scope of global health and health-related development strategies. The course introduces participants to the history, origins and current trends in global health. It addresses health-related development strategies, such as the Millennium Development Goals, considering social determinants of health and health equity. Focusing on the principles of global health, participants will learn about the concepts on measurement of health, demographic trends, burden of disease, and epidemiological transition. Further topics addressed include global health governance, key institutions and their agendas, roles and responsibilities and international partnerships for research and development.

Course leader

Dr. K. Klipstein-Grobusch

Target group

Health professionals, postgraduate students with interest in global health. A basic understanding of epidemiological concepts is a prerequisite for successful course completion.

Course aim


To introduce the principles and scope of global health and health-related development strategies.

Fee info

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

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