Learners will complete a project in each course. Along the way, you will analyze a health system, propose a primary health care intervention, develop a community health worker training plan, propose a humanitarian intervention, analyze a community undergoing change, perform a health belief assessment, and prepare a country profile for use during travel.
Foundations of Global Health 专项课程
Build skills to improve health & save lives。Learn foundational building blocks of humanitarian program planning, implementation, and evaluation.
This specialization is intended for people working or aspiring to work in global health programming. You will learn the foundational building blocks of effective program planning, implementation, and evaluation in a variety of settings, including low- and middle-income countries and humanitarian crises.
- Beginner Specialization.
- No prior experience required.
第 1 门课程
Understanding and Strengthening Health Systems
课程概述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 guid
第 2 门课程
Public Health in Humanitarian Crises
- 5 weeks, 2-3 hours per week
课程概述This course introduces a set of public health problems experienced by people affected by natural disasters and/or conflict. It discusses the many changes in people’s lives when they are uprooted by a disaster, ranging from changes in disease patterns, acce
第 3 门课程
- 12-15 hours
课程概述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
第 4 门课程
Diagnosing Health Behaviors for Global Health Programs
课程概述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 b
第 5 门课程
Community Change in Public Health
课程概述In bringing about behavior change in public health, we often focus on the individual mother, student, or farmer. We should not forget the community structure and norms constrain for encouraging individual health behaviors. This course examine
第 6 门课程
Training and Learning Programs for Volunteer Community Health Workers
- 6 weeks of study, 2-3 hours per week
课程概述Volunteer community health workers (CHWs) are a major strategy for increasing access to and coverage of basic health interventions. Our village health worker training course reviews the process of training and continuing education of CHWs as an impo
Gilbert Burnham, MD
William Brieger, DrPH
Professor, Health Systems Program of the Department of International Health
Dr. Henry Perry, MD, PhD, MPH
Senior Scientist, International Health
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