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Beginner Level

Approx. 12 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

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  • Medical Doctors
  • Economists
  • Account Managers
  • Researchers
  • Lawyers

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Global Health Policy and Governance

9 videos (Total 65 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
9 videos
Global Health Transition8m
Epidemiological Transition7m
Evolution of Global Health7m
Global Health Governance8m
Global Health Challenges4m
Challenges in Global Health Policy5m
Japan’s Commitment to Global Health7m
Proposals for the G7 Summit11m
1 reading
Course Description10m
4 practice exercises
Practice Quiz 1-116m
Practice Quiz 1-28m
Practice Quiz 1-38m
Graded Quiz 130m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

Pandemics and Health Security Responses

11 videos (Total 95 min), 7 quizzes
11 videos
Pandemics and Health Security Response II9m
Outbreak Investigation "Consider Your Action" I6m
Outbreak Investigation "Consider Your Action" II9m
Lessons from Pandemic H1N1-200910m
Real-time Research Response9m
Disasters, health and human security7m
Acute disaster response in an aging society7m
Acute effects8m
Long-term health effects10m
Health, human security and disaster response10m
7 practice exercises
Practice Quiz 2-14m
Practice Quiz 2-24m
Practice Quiz 2-38m
Practice Quiz 2-44m
Practice Quiz 2-512m
Practice Quiz 2-64m
Graded Quiz 236m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Universal Health Coverage in the Context of Aging

9 videos (Total 80 min), 6 quizzes
9 videos
Financial Risk Protection I8m
Financial Risk Protection II9m
Health Service Coverage7m
Equity9m
Aging7m
Case study 1: Japan6m
Case study 2: Bangladesh7m
New Policy Directions12m
6 practice exercises
Practice Quiz 3-18m
Practice Quiz 3-216m
Practice Quiz 3-324m
Practice Quiz 3-416m
Practice Quiz 3-58m
Graded Quiz 336m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

The Future of Japan's Health System: Sustaining Good Health with Equity at Low Cost

8 videos (Total 86 min), 4 quizzes
8 videos
Understanding Health System Performance8m
Population Health7m
UHC in Japan: Achievements and Challenges15m
Cost Containment9m
Service Quality10m
Population Aging10m
Future Directions15m
4 practice exercises
Practice Quiz 4-116m
Practice Quiz 4-28m
Practice Quiz 4-38m
Graded Quiz 432m
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By ASFeb 22nd 2018

Thanks to the institution and professor for this course. it was a very good and helpful that I came across and completed this course

By JJSep 19th 2018

Very well structured and the material is not cumbersome to read. Kindly improve on the transcripts instead of writing inaudible

Instructors

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Hiroshi Nishiura

Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University
(Former Affiliation) Associate Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
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Stuart Gilmour

Professor, Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Graduate School of Public Health, St. Luke's International University
(Former Affiliation) Associate Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
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Kenji Shibuya

Visiting Professor, Department of Global Health Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, the University of Tokyo
Director, Institute for Population Health, King’s College London

About The University of Tokyo

The University of Tokyo was established in 1877 as the first national university in Japan. As a leading research university, UTokyo offers courses in essentially all academic disciplines at both undergraduate and graduate levels and conducts research across the full spectrum of academic activity....

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