Category Archives: Training Opportunities

Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Malaria

Starts on March 12, 2018 6 weeks, estimated effort: 2h30/week https://www.pasteur.fr/en/education/programs-and-courses/e-learning-mooc/mooc-malaria The Institut Pasteur has created a MOOC entirely focused on Malaria, providing a glimpse of the wide range of disciplines involved and questions addressed in malaria research. It goes … Continue reading

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Online course: Global Health and Disability

The three week course aims to raise awareness about the importance of health and well-being of people with disabilities in the context of the global development agenda: Leaving no one behind. This course is designed for anyone with a professional … Continue reading

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Health Systems Summer Institute

June 11 – 23, 2018 International Health Departments – Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health For more information see: https://www.jhsph.edu/departments/international-health/continuing- education/institutes/health-systems-summer-institute/ The new Health Systems Summer Institute provides early- and mid-career public health professionals the skills necessary to address … Continue reading

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Master of Science in Global Urban Health (MSc GUH)

Starting in September 2018 at the University of Freiburg, Germany This modular course in English is intended for postgraduate students awarding 60 credit points (ECTS). The MSc GUH will be taken as FULL TIME STUDY (one academic year). The initial … Continue reading

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E-learning course: Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV

The Global Health eLearning Center, November 2017 https://www.globalhealthlearning.org/course/mother-child-transmission-hiv-0 The past decade has witnessed tremendous global progress in reducing mother-to-child transmission of HIV (MTCT), the leading cause of HIV infection in children. Effective interventions exist to virtually eliminate MTCT during pregnancy, … Continue reading

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Online Course: Public Health Interventions in Pandemics and Epidemics

Start: anytime https://openwho.org/courses/public-health-interventions The 21st century has witnessed changes – travel and trade, urbanization, environmental degradation and other trends that increase the risk of disease outbreaks, their spread and amplification into epidemics and pandemics. At the same time, the science … Continue reading

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TDR Implementation Research Toolkit

The Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR), Pre-print version for user review (November 2017) 7 Modules (packed with pkzip 5.6 MB): http://adphealth.org/irtoolkit/upload/download/TDR%20Implementation%20research% 20toolkit.zip This toolkit is designed to help you conduct an implementation research (IR) project … Continue reading

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The End of HESP-News Briefing and RSS Feed

Dear colleagues, 20 years ago “Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit” (GTZ) made use of the upcoming electronic communication by starting a Newsletter called “Health, Population, and Nutrition (HPN) – News & Notes” mainly for Information exchange between headquarters and its … Continue reading

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Online course: Eliminating Trachoma

This course aims to inform and support the personnel implementing and managing trachoma programmes at a district and community level. Additionally, the course will provide insights from stakeholders, experts and professionals as they share successes and resolve challenges to achieve … Continue reading

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Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs): free online courses

The Graduate Institute now offers free online courses through FutureLearn. The courses run over 4 weeks and combine video lectures, articles, discussions and interactive assignments. Registration is free and learners can access the platform anytime. The courses are non-credit, although … Continue reading

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