The Challenges of Global Health

Coursera The Challenges of Global Health

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Coursera
Provider
Duke University
Effort
5-7 hours a week
Length
5 weeks
Language
English
Credentials
Paid Certificate Available
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Overview
An introduction to key challenges and concepts important to understanding the current status and determinants of global health.

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Basic Concepts in Global Health
This module covers some of the most important basic concept that you need to know to understand global health. In particular we will focus on key terminology and the determinants underlying health and disease.

Understanding the Key Global Health Challenges
This module focuses on examining the causes and distribution of infectious disease, noncommunicable disease, injury/violence/disaster, and MCH (maternal and child health).

Actors & Action: Finding Global Health Solutions
This module explores the main global health actors, how they work, and what strategies they use to improve global health outcomes and to solve global health problems.
The Future of Global Health
This module examines the changes that we expect to occur in global health in the near future and what strategies will best help us to meet the challenges that lie ahead.

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David Boyd
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