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Maternal Child HealthReproductive HealthPublic HealthCommunity Health

Learner Career Outcomes

38%

started a new career after completing these courses

28%

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11%

got a pay increase or promotion
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Approx. 19 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Defining and Measuring Global Health

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 97 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
1.2: Voxpop - What is the biggest global health challenge? (Your fellow students)1m
1.3: How Changing Policies Impact Population's Health (S Whyte)15m
2.1: Epidemiological and Demographic Transition (DW Meyrowitsch)18m
2.2: Disability Adjusted Life Years (DALYs) (DW Meyrowitsch)9m
2.3: Global Burden of Diseases (DW Meyrowitsch)19m
2.4: Disease-specific Risk Factors, part 1 (IC Bygbjerg)9m
2.5: Disease-specific Risk Factors, part 2 (IC Bygbjerg)12m
3 readings
Course Information10m
Suggested readings and resources10m
Suggested readings and resources10m
1 practice exercise
Defining and Measuring Global Health30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Infectious Diseases

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 63 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
3.2: Infectious Diseases, part 2 (IC Bygbjerg)7m
4.1: Infectious Diarrheal Diseases (S Tulsani)12m
4.2: Malaria - The Transition (L Hviid)14m
4.3: HIV in Global Health (J Lundgren)15m
2 readings
Suggested readings and resources10m
Suggested readings and resources10m
2 practice exercises
Online Activity: Infectious Diseases and Development Goals30m
Infectious Diseases30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Non-Communicable Diseases and Injuries

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 91 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
7 videos
5.2: The Global Burden of Disease - The Rise of NCDs (AR Demaio)15m
5.3: Determinants and Drivers of NCDs (AR Demaio)8m
5.4: Diabetes (V Narayan)17m
5.5: Joint Risk Factors (IC Bygbjerg)14m
6.1: Mental Health in a Global Perspective (M Muijen)11m
6.2: Pesticides and Self Harm in Sri Lanka (M Eddleston)10m
2 readings
Suggested readings and resources10m
Suggested readings and resources10m
3 practice exercises
Online Activity: Air Pollution30m
Online Activity: Road Traffic Injuries30m
Non-Communicable Diseases and Injuries30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Maternal and Child Health

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 70 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
7.2: Components of Sexual and Reproductive Health (BL Sørensen)18m
7.3: The Role of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) (E Dupont)12m
7.4: Abortion Stigma (T Gammeltoft)9m
8.1: mHealth in Reproductive and Child Health (S Lund)10m
8.2: Continuum of Care (C Schmiegelow)10m
3 readings
Suggested readings and resources10m
Suggested readings and resources10m
Join our challenge: Help us reach the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)!10m
1 practice exercise
Maternal and Child Health30m

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