Global Health Topics in Action

This course introduces students to major global health topics and issues surrounding global health work to increase their ability to advocate and build awareness as future health professionals.  Students are...

  1. Exposed students to the basic prevalence and incidence of major global health diseases including childhood illness, maternal mortality, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, chronic disease, and water and sanitation.
  2. Encouraged to think critically on issues and themes in global health today including community-based approaches to global health, donor funding and its impact on programmatic interventions and alignment with disease burden, and incorporating evidence-based solutions to global health challenges.

Each session will highlight a major global health disease topic with a special focus on an issue or theme in global health.

For further information, please contact:

Jacqueline.Clark@umassmed.edu

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