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This course proposes an overview of current global health challenges drawing on the insights of several academic disciplines including medicine, public health, law, economics, social sciences and humanities. This interdisciplinary approach will guide the student into seven critical topics in global health....
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Cours en ligne à 100 %

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Dates limites flexibles

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Recommandé : 6-7 hours/week

Approx. 17 heures pour terminer
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English

Sous-titres : English

Programme du cours : ce que vous apprendrez dans ce cours

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Section
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Introduction

Welcome to Global Health: An Interdisciplinary Overview! This course consists of the course guides, including discussion forum activities and assessments, along with presentations by a range of presenters, from the University of Geneva, The Graduate Institute, WHO, UNDP, WTO, IUCN, Medicines Patent Pool, among others. You will benefit from the insights and perspectives of multiple contributors involved in global health research, teaching, policy and practice across disciplines and sectors. Your enjoyment and benefits from the course will above all depend on your participation within this course, and we very much look forward to your participation through the discussion forums. Enjoy the course!...
Reading
7 vidéos (Total 15 min), 2 lectures
Video7 vidéos
Prof. Antoine Geissbuhler1 min
Prof. Louis Loutan1 min
Dr. Samantha Battams1 min
Dr. Didier Wernli min
Dr. Slim Slama1 min
Dr. Rafael Ruiz De Castaneda1 min
Reading2 lectures
Course Description10 min
General Introduction10 min

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2 heures pour terminer

Introduction to Global Health concepts

This module will introduce the concept of global health. Global health is a relatively new field and there is currently some debate over its definition....
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4 vidéos (Total 56 min), 3 lectures, 1 quiz
Video4 vidéos
Ecology and Public Health by Roderick John Lawrence13 min
Social Determinants of Health by Claudine Burton-Jeangros15 min
Human Rights in a Global Health Perspective: A Major Challenge by Philippe Chastonay12 min
Reading3 lectures
Course guide module 210 min
Lesson 110 min
Lesson 210 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Introduction to Global Health Concepts14 min

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4 heures pour terminer

Emerging Trends in Global Health: Infectious Diseases

There are 7 parts to module 3. Lessons 3 & 4 are both introductory sections that describe key concepts necessary to understand infectious diseases and how we deal with them. Lesson 5 constitutes the core lesson of module 3. This lesson focuses on the current global situation and future challenges for the most prominent infectious diseases of the world. In lessons 6-9 we discuss neglected tropical diseases, re-emerging infectious diseases and epidemics/pandemics. Finally, lesson 10 and 10b summarize module 3 in a set of key conclusions....
Reading
9 vidéos (Total 152 min), 9 lectures, 1 quiz
Video9 vidéos
Burden of Infectious Diseases and Healthcare Infections in Developing Countries by Benedetta Allegranzi18 min
Prevention of Health Care Associated Infection: Pushing Back Barriers and National Frontiers by Didier Pittet18 min
Pneumonia and Diarrhoeal Diseases in Children: Global Health Challenges by Alain Gervaix16 min
Achievements and Challenges in the Prevention and Control of HIV/AIDS by Michel Kazatchkine22 min
Tuberculosis: Burden; Progress in Prevention, Care and Control; Challenges Towards Elimination by Mario Raviglione18 min
Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs): Key Issues and Challenges in Global Health by François Chappuis22 min
Emerging Viruses in 2013: Influenza A H7N9 and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus by Laurent Kaiser13 min
Mathematical modelling for understanding and predicting communicable diseases by Antoine Flahault9 min
Reading9 lectures
Course guide module 310 min
Lesson 310 min
Lesson 410 min
Lesson 510 min
Lesson 610 min
Lesson 710 min
Lesson 810 min
Lesson 910 min
Lesson 1010 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Emerging Trends in Global Health: Infectious Diseases14 min

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Emerging Trends in Global Health: Non-Communicable Diseases and Disability

In this module we consider the rise of non-communicable (NCDs) diseases across countries, along with mental disorders and disability. ...
Reading
6 vidéos (Total 84 min), 3 lectures, 1 quiz
Video6 vidéos
Physical Activity by Bengt Kayser14 min
Cancer Epidemiology: How Epidemiology Informs Prevention & Treatment Service by Elisabetta Rapiti Aylward15 min
Chronic Diseases in Developing Countries: Diabetes as a Global Health Challenge by David Henri Beran14 min
Mental Health and Mental Health Promotion by Samantha Battams10 min
Mental Health and Conflict by Ariel Eytan14 min
Reading3 lectures
Course guide module 410 min
Lesson 1110 min
Lesson 1210 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Emerging Trends in Global Health: Non-Communicable Diseases and Disability14 min
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par RASep 7th 2018

This course is very challenging and prolific. It has really widen my knowledge in the Health sector and I hope to study an upgrade of it in future. Many thanks to all the course instructors.

par JQFeb 8th 2018

Fun and Interesting Course! Learned a bunch of stuff I hadn't really known and put together in my mind prior to this course. Thanks to all of y'all who put this course together. Dr Quincy

Enseignants

Rafael Ruiz De Castañeda

Institute of Global Health - Faculty of Medicine
University of Geneva

Antoine Flahault

Professor of Public Health and Director of the Institute of Global Health (Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva) and co-Director of Centre Virchow-Villermé (Université Paris Descartes)
University of Geneva and Université Paris Descartes – Sorbonne Paris Cité

À propos de University of Geneva

Founded in 1559, the University of Geneva (UNIGE) is one of Europe's leading universities. Devoted to research, education and dialogue, the UNIGE shares the international calling of its host city, Geneva, a centre of international and multicultural activities with a venerable cosmopolitan tradition....

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