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English
Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Changing Trends

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 61 min), 9 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
01 - Jay Lemery - Introduction to the Course4m
02 - Skip Burkle - Changing Trends6m
03 - Steve Berman - Millennium Development Goals & Community Interventions12m
04 - Skip Burkle - Extreme Weather, Biodiversity, & Scarcity15m
05 - Jay Lemery - Climate Change, Science7m
06 - Jay Lemery - Climate Change, Human Health12m
9 readings
Weekly Overview10m
General Overview10m
Syllabus10m
Grading and Logistics10m
United Nations Essay Assessment: Week Three10m
Field Team Leader Essay Assessment: Week Six10m
FAQs10m
Optional Workshops10m
Partners10m
1 practice exercise
Week 1 Quiz: Changing Trends40m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Global Health Security

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 37 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
07 - Dan Silverstein - Malnutrition11m
08 - Dan Silverstein - Food Security10m
09 - Ryan Paterson - Water Security9m
10 - Skip Burkle - Rapid Urbanization4m
1 reading
Weekly Overview10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 2: Global Health Security40m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Global Burden of Disease

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 45 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
7 videos
11 - Nee-Kofi Mould-Millman - Healthcare Systems9m
12 - Renee King - Non-communicable Diseases5m
13 - Nee-Kofi Mould-Millman - Access, Availability, & Outcomes8m
14 - David Richards - Urbanization, Urban Diseases7m
15 - David Richards - Urbanization, Healthcare Systems3m
16 - Renee King - Mental Health9m
1 reading
Weekly Overview10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 3: Global Burden of Disease40m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Stakeholders

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 52 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
17 - Arlan Fuller - Financing Global Health11m
18 - Arlan Fuller - Health & Human Rights12m
19 - Satchit Balsari - Legal Basis for Aid and Intervention19m
20 - Satchit Balsari - SPHERE8m
1 reading
Weekly Overview10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 4: Stakeholders40m

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