global health

  1. Coursera

    Coursera The Challenges of Global Health

    Overview An introduction to key challenges and concepts important to understanding the current status and determinants of global health. Taught by David Boyd
  2. Coursera

    Coursera An Introduction to Global Health

    Overview This course will provide you with an overview of the most important health challenges facing the world today. You will gain insight into how challenges have changed over time, we will discuss the likely determinants of such changes and examine future projections. Successful...
  3. Coursera

    Coursera Understanding and Strengthening Health Systems

    Overview Welcome to our course on Understanding and Strengthening Health Systems for Global Health. During the course we will provide you with an overview of the main elements or building blocks of a health system based on the World Health Organization’s guidance. You will have the opportunity...
  4. Coursera

    Coursera Health for All Through Primary Health Care

    Overview This course explores why primary health care is central for achieving Health for All. It provides examples of how primary health care has been instrumental in approaching this goal in selected populations and how the principles of primary health care can guide future policies and...
  5. Coursera

    Coursera Diagnosing Health Behaviors for Global Health Programs

    Overview Health behavior lies at the core of any successful public health intervention. While we will examine the behavior of individual in depth in this course, we also recognize by way of the Ecological Model that individual behavior is encouraged or constrained by the behavior of families...
  6. edX

    edX Death 101: Shaping the Future of Global Health

    Overview This global health and life sciences course enables learners to investigate health problems affecting large populations – the whole world in fact! By understanding the big numbers in global mortality and their causes and distributions you will learn how to think numerically about global...
  7. edX

    edX Fighting HIV with Antiretroviral Therapy: Implementing the Treat-All Approach

    Overview Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) is a critical tool in the fight against the global HIV epidemic. With ART, antiretroviral drugs are used to suppress the HIV virus, stop the progression of the disease, and prevent onward transmission. In 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) updated...
  8. edX

    edX Lessons from Ebola: Preventing the Next Pandemic

    Overview Like no other event in recent history, the 2014 Ebola outbreak has made clear the fragility of existing health systems. While responding to the current epidemic is critical, we also have an opportunity to learn lessons to prevent the next global health catastrophe, forge partnerships...
  9. edX

    edX Pediatric HIV Nursing

    Overview Taught by leading experts in pediatric HIV clinical care and treatment, nursing, and global health, this course will equip nurses and midwives with the skills they need to provide quality clinical care to children living with HIV according to the latest clinical guidelines from the...
  10. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn Global Health and Disability

    Overview Explore the role of medics and healthcare workers in promoting peace On this course you will learn about the key principles and different forms of medical peace work in the context of global health, conflict and violence. You will consider the role healthcare workers have to play in the...
  11. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn Plagues, Pestilence and Pandemics: Are You Ready?

    Overview Learn how to contain disease and fight future pandemics Plagues may seem like an occurrence of the past, but outbreaks of infectious disease exist all over the world today. This online course will look at the current and emerging threat of global health pandemics and our response to...
  12. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn Global Blindness: Planning and Managing Eye Care Services

    Overview Find out how to plan and manage eye care, to avoid blindness Around the world, 285 million people are blind or visually impaired. 75% of this is avoidable and 90% is in low- and middle-income countries. In this online course we highlight the key facts about avoidable blindness and...