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Beginner Level

Approx. 9 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

What is Global Health?

6 videos (Total 27 min), 7 readings
6 videos
Video 1.2: Perspectives on Global Health (09:59)9m
Video 1.3: Equity of Access to Healthcare (01:49)1m
Video 1.4: Maternal Healthcare (04:46)4m
7 readings
Course Details and Information10m
About the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI)10m
Welcome to Week 110m
Introduction to Global Health, Dr Amy Hughes MBE10m
Equity of Access to Healthcare10m
Maternal Healthcare10m
Week 1 Wrap Up10m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Global Health definitions, case studies and evolution

5 videos (Total 16 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
4 readings
Week 2's Focus10m
Origins of Global Health10m
GH Non Communicable Diseases10m
Week 2 Wrap Up10m
1 practice exercise
Weeks 1 & 2 Quiz12m
Week
3
1 hour to complete

Humanitarian Response

3 videos (Total 29 min), 2 readings
Week
4
2 hours to complete

Humanitarian Dilemmas

3 videos (Total 43 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 readings
Introduction to Week 410m
Week 4 Wrap Up10m
1 practice exercise
Weeks 3 & 4 Quiz10m
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Top reviews from Global Health and Humanitarianism

By KVDec 25th 2017

Great course with lot of important and interesting information. I specially appreaciate the different points of view from professionals working in the field.

By DOFeb 19th 2019

Aspects of global health have been well articulated in the humanitarian context and I think with a combination of related courses it can be interesting.

Instructors

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Prof Tim Jacoby

Professor
Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute & The Global Development Institute
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Dr Amy Hughes

Clinical Academic Lecturer in Emergency Response
Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute
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Dr Kirsten Howarth

Lecturer in Humanitarianism and Conflict Response
Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute

About University of Manchester

Tracing its roots back to 1824, the University of Manchester is home to almost 40,000 students. The University has three Nobel laureates among its current staff – more than any other British university - and a total of 25 Nobel laureates have come from our past and present students and staff. We have three main goals: to undertake world-class research; to deliver an outstanding learning and student experience; and to be socially responsible....

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