Understanding challenges and solutions to global health issues from an inter-disciplinary perspective.
Starts on March 31, 2016 – Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Global Health is a new field within public health sciences that integrates the knowledge from fields such as epidemiology, medicine, economy and the behavioral sciences. The main aim of the course, An Introduction to Global Health, is to describe and analyze variation in health between and within countries. This will provide an understanding of causes of the variation. The course will include measurements and determinants of health. Further, the course offers a public health perspective of the global burden of diseases.
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