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Approx. 12 hours to complete
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

What is Global Health?

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 27 min), 7 readings
6 videos
Video 1.0: IFRC Introduction to Global Health (04:21)4m
Video 1.1: What is Global Health? (03:20)3m
Video 1.2: Perspectives on Global Health (09:59)9m
Video 1.3: Equity of Access to Healthcare (01:49)1m
Video 1.4: Maternal Healthcare (04:46)4m
7 readings
Course Details and Information10m
About the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI)10m
Welcome to Week 110m
Introduction to Global Health, Dr Amy Hughes MBE10m
Equity of Access to Healthcare10m
Maternal Healthcare10m
Week 1 Wrap Up10m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Global Health definitions, case studies and evolution

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 16 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Video 2.2: The Spread of Disease (including League of Nations Case Study) (03:01)3m
Video 2.3: Case Study: Pandemic Influenza Outbreak, WW1 (05:17)5m
Video 2.4: Origins of Global Health (02:39)2m
Video 2.5: GH Non Communicable Diseases (03:52)3m
4 readings
Week 2's Focus10m
Origins of Global Health10m
GH Non Communicable Diseases10m
Week 2 Wrap Up10m
1 practice exercise
Weeks 1 & 2 Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Humanitarian Response

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 29 min), 2 readings
3 videos
Video 3.2: Disaster and Humanitarian Response: Social Aspects (14:54)14m
Video 3.3: Understanding Humanitarian Responses (09:35)9m
2 readings
Introduction to Week 310m
Week 3 Wrap Up10m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Humanitarian Dilemmas

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 43 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
Video 4.2: Perspectives on Humanitarian Ethics and Principles (22:04)22m
Video 4.3: Operational Responses to Humanitarian Dilemmas (09:02)9m
2 readings
Introduction to Week 410m
Week 4 Wrap Up10m
1 practice exercise
Weeks 3 & 4 Quiz30m

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