Global Health Governance: Addressing Globalization and Health Inequities
Duration 3 weeks
Weekly study 3 hours
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Learn how global health priorities and problems are addressed
The promotion of global health is central to the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. People-centred health services are needed to respond to health challenges and priorities, but they are lacking in the places and populations that need them the most.
On this course, you will gain a deeper understanding of the global health challenges in the 21st century. You will discover the impact of globalization on the level of health worldwide. You will also look at the role global, national and local governance has to address the current health inequities in the world.
What topics will you cover?
- What is global health?
- Key concepts in global health governance
- The current state of health and well-being in the world today
- The social determinants of health
- Theories of globalization
- Case studies of globalization
- Understanding health inequities
- Responses to contemporary global health case studies
When would you like to start?
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Who is the course for?
This course has been designed for all those interested in global health policies and interventions, whether from a healthcare background or otherwise.
Who will you learn with?
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