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Learner Career Outcomes

33%

started a new career after completing these courses

38%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

20%

got a pay increase or promotion

Shareable Certificate

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100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 19 hours to complete

Suggested: 6-7 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Introduction

1 hour to complete
7 videos (Total 15 min), 2 readings
7 videos
Prof. Antoine Geissbuhler1m
Prof. Louis Loutan1m
Dr. Samantha Battams1m
Dr. Didier Wernli55s
Dr. Slim Slama1m
Dr. Rafael Ruiz De Castaneda1m
2 readings
Course Description10m
General Introduction10m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Introduction to Global Health concepts

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 56 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Ecology and Public Health by Roderick John Lawrence13m
Social Determinants of Health by Claudine Burton-Jeangros15m
Human Rights in a Global Health Perspective: A Major Challenge by Philippe Chastonay12m
3 readings
Course guide module 210m
Lesson 110m
Lesson 210m
1 practice exercise
Introduction to Global Health Concepts14m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Emerging Trends in Global Health: Infectious Diseases

4 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 152 min), 9 readings, 1 quiz
9 videos
Burden of Infectious Diseases and Healthcare Infections in Developing Countries by Benedetta Allegranzi18m
Prevention of Health Care Associated Infection: Pushing Back Barriers and National Frontiers by Didier Pittet18m
Pneumonia and Diarrhoeal Diseases in Children: Global Health Challenges by Alain Gervaix16m
Achievements and Challenges in the Prevention and Control of HIV/AIDS by Michel Kazatchkine22m
Tuberculosis: Burden; Progress in Prevention, Care and Control; Challenges Towards Elimination by Mario Raviglione18m
Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs): Key Issues and Challenges in Global Health by François Chappuis22m
Emerging Viruses in 2013: Influenza A H7N9 and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus by Laurent Kaiser13m
Mathematical modelling for understanding and predicting communicable diseases by Antoine Flahault9m
9 readings
Course guide module 310m
Lesson 310m
Lesson 410m
Lesson 510m
Lesson 610m
Lesson 710m
Lesson 810m
Lesson 910m
Lesson 1010m
1 practice exercise
Emerging Trends in Global Health: Infectious Diseases14m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

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

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 84 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Physical Activity by Bengt Kayser14m
Cancer Epidemiology: How Epidemiology Informs Prevention & Treatment Service by Elisabetta Rapiti Aylward15m
Chronic Diseases in Developing Countries: Diabetes as a Global Health Challenge by David Henri Beran14m
Mental Health and Mental Health Promotion by Samantha Battams10m
Mental Health and Conflict by Ariel Eytan14m
3 readings
Course guide module 410m
Lesson 1110m
Lesson 1210m
1 practice exercise
Emerging Trends in Global Health: Non-Communicable Diseases and Disability14m

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