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Essentials of Global Health is a comprehensive introduction to global health. It is meant to introduce you to this topic in well-structured, clear and easy to understand ways. Much of the course will focus on five questions: What do people get sick, disabled and die from; Why do they suffer from these conditions? Which people are most affected? Why should we care about such concerns? What can be done to address key health issues, hopefully at least cost, as fast as possible, and in sustainable ways? The course will be global in coverage but with a focus on low- and middle-income countries, the health of the poor, and health disparities. Particular attention will be paid throughout the course to health systems issues, the linkages between health and development, and health matters related to global interdependence. The course will cover key concepts and frameworks but be practical in orientation. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Course Learning Objectives By the end of the course, learners should be able to: • Articulate key public health concepts related to global health; • Analyze the key issues in global health from a number of perspectives; • Discuss with confidence the burden of disease in various regions of the world; how it varies by sex, age, and location; key risk factors for this burden; and how the disease burden can be addressed in cost-effective ways; • Assess key health disparities, especially as they relate to the health of low-income and marginalized people in low- and middle-income countries; • Outline the key actors and organizations in global health and the manner in which they cooperate to address critical global health concerns; • Review key global health challenges that are likely to arise in the coming decades. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Value Added of the Course The course seeks to add special value by being comprehensive, by handling each topic in a consistent framework, and by helping learners gain an understanding of well grounded approaches to assessing global health issues and what can be done to address them. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Readings and other materials for Essentials of Global Health For almost every session of Essentials of Global Health, you will see: - Required readings - Recommended readings - Recommended videos We have selected a small number of readings for each session that are central to understanding the content of the session. We have put these under “required readings”. For each required reading, we have also indicated how carefully you should read the material and on what parts of the material you should focus your attention. In addition, we have selected some additional readings that would be very helpful to your understanding the content of each session. The first is a textbook, Global Health 101, third edition. This is a comprehensive introductory textbook that closely follows the content of this Essentials of Global Health course. We have indicated for each session what part of the book you should read. Using this textbook can be very valuable to your mastering the content of the course. The second set of “recommended readings” is some additional readings, mostly from journal articles and reports. For these, too, we have indicated how carefully you should read the material and on what parts of the material you should focus your attention. Learners should note that to access articles from The Lancet they will have to register with the Lancet, if they do not have online access to a library that has The Lancet. Once they are registered, they will be able to sign into The Lancet and access all of its free articles. We have also indicated for most sessions one or two videos that relate to the topic of the session. These are meant to help the learner get a better feel for the topic which is being covered. Most learners will find the videos brief, easy and enjoyable to watch, and very enlightening....
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Module 1: Introduction

This module introduces you to the course, some of the basic concepts of global health, and a number of key perspectives for considering global health issues. This module will also introduce you to the key actors in global health and the different ways in which they are organized and function. ...
Reading
4 видео (всего 58 мин.), 11 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 2 тестов
Video4 видео
Key Perspectives on Global Health and Determinants of Health15мин
Social Determinants of Health11мин
The Global Health Context and Who Plays18мин
Reading11 материала для самостоятельного изучения
About this course10мин
Meet your instructor10мин
Pre-Couse Survey10мин
(Required) Koplan et al, "Towards a Common Definition of Global Health"5мин
(Required) Fried et al, Global Health is Public Health5мин
(Recommended) Skolnik, "The Principles and Goals of Global Health"20мин
(Recommended) Jamison, DT, et al. "Global Health 2035: A World Converging within a Generation."20мин
(Required) Commission on the Social Determinants of Health (CSDH)30мин
(Recommended) Skolnik, "Health Determinants, Measurements, and Trends"5мин
(Required) Major players in development cooperation for global health50мин
(Recommended) Skolnik, “Working Together to Improve Global Health”мин
Quiz2 практического упражнения
Key Perspectives on Global Health10мин
The Global Health Context and Who Plays10мин

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Module 2: The Burden of Disease

Module 2 focuses on the “burden of disease”. It first examines the state of the world’s health. It then introduces you to key demographic factors and how they relate to global health. It concludes with several sessions that examine what people get sick, disabled and die from and to what risk factors and determinants these conditions can be attributed. ...
Reading
8 видео (всего 102 мин.), 14 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 5 тестов
Video8 видео
Demography and Health (Part 1)13мин
Demography and Health (Part 2)10мин
The DALY16мин
What Do People get Sick, Disabled, and Die From? (Part 1)7мин
What Do People get Sick, Disabled, and Die From? (Part 2)12мин
What Do People get Sick, Disabled, and Die From? (Part 3)7мин
Key Risk Factors14мин
Reading14 материала для самостоятельного изучения
(Required) “World Health Statistics 2016: Monitoring Health for the SDGs.”15мин
(Required) “Health, Nutrition, and Population Statistics.”15мин
(Recommended) Skolnik, “Health Determinants, Measurements, and Trends”мин
(Required) Haupt A, Kane TT, and Haub C. Population Reference Bureau’s Population Handbook20мин
(Required) Kaneda T and Bietsch K. 2015 World Population Data Sheet.20мин
(Recommended) Skolnik, "Health Determinants, Measurements, and Trends"10мин
(Required) Chen A, Jacobsen KH, Deshmukh AA, and Cantor SB. "The Evolution of the Disability-adjusted Life Year (DALY)."15мин
(Recommended) Skolnik, "Health Determinants, Measurements, and Trends"10мин
(Required) The Global Burden of Disease: Generating Evidence, Guiding Policy30мин
(Recommended) Skolnik, “Health Determinants, Measurements, and Trends”10мин
(Required) The Global Burden of Disease: Generating Evidence, Guiding Policy20мин
(Required) Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME). GBD Compare.15мин
(Required) Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME). GBD Heatmap.15мин
(Recommended) Skolnik, "Health Determinants, Measurements, and Trends"10мин
Quiz5 практического упражнения
The State of the World’s Health10мин
Demography and Global Health10мин
The Burden of Disease – The DALY10мин
What Do People Get Sick, Disabled, and Die From?20мин
Key Risk Factors for Deaths and DALYs10мин

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Module 3: Health Systems and Value for Money in Health

Module 3 focuses on health systems. It first examines the notion of “value for money” in considering investments in health. It then reviews how health systems in different parts of the world are organized; some of the issues they face in effectively and efficiently providing appropriate services of acceptable quality; and what we are learning can be done to address those issues in cost-effective ways. ...
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7 видео (всего 85 мин.), 8 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 3 тестов
Video7 видео
The Organization and Aims of Health Systems (Part 1)7мин
The Organization and Aims of Health Systems (Part 2)10мин
Ethical Priority Setting in Health - Ole Norheim17мин
Health Expenditure, the Quest for UHC, and Pharmaceuticals (Part 1)7мин
Health Expenditure, the Quest for UHC, and Pharmaceuticals (Part 2)13мин
Health Expenditure, the Quest for UHC, and Pharmaceuticals (Part 3)14мин
Reading8 материала для самостоятельного изучения
(Required) Yazbeck AS. An Idiot’s Guide to Prioritization in the Health Sector.”30мин
(Recommended) Skolnik, Chapter 3- “Health, Education, Poverty, and the Economy.”10мин
(Required) World Health Organization. World Health Report 2000- Health Systems: Improving Performance.20мин
(Required) World Health Organization. Health Systems Financing: The Path to Universal Coverage.20мин
(Recommended) Skolnik, Chapter 5- “An Introduction to Health Systems”20мин
(Required) Latko B, et al. "The Growing Movement for Universal Health Coverage."10мин
(Required) Kumar, AS, et al. "Financing Health Care for All: Challenges and Opportunities."15мин
(Recommended) Skolnik, Chapter 5- “Introduction to Health Systems”25мин
Quiz3 практического упражнения
Value for Money in Global Health10мин
The Organization and Aims of Health Systems10мин
Health Expenditure, the Quest for UHC, and Pharmaceuticals20мин

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Module 4: Cross-Cutting Themes in Global Health - Part I

Module 4 focuses on some of the most important cross-cutting themes in global health. These include the relationship between the environment and health, complex humanitarian emergencies and natural disasters and health, and nutrition and health. They also include an assessment of the health of women, children, and adolescents. A single session is devoted exclusively to childhood immunization....
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8 видео (всего 87 мин.), 8 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 3 тестов
Video8 видео
Health Disparities (Part 2)11мин
The Environment and Health and Climate Change and Health (Part 1)12мин
The Environment and Health and Climate Change and Health (Part 2)12мин
Nutrition and Global Health (Part 1)10мин
Nutrition and Global Health (Part 2)8мин
Nutrition and Global Health (Part 3)7мин
Nutrition and Global Health (Part 4)13мин
Reading8 материала для самостоятельного изучения
(Required) Gwatkin DR, et al. Socio-economic Differences in Health, Nutrition, and Population within Developing Countries.25мин
(Required) UNICEF. Progress for Children: Achieving the MDGs with Equity.25мин
(Recommended) Skolnik, Chapter 3- “Health, Education, Poverty, and the Economy”10мин
(Required) Pruss-Ustun A, et al. Preventing Disease Through Healthy Environments: A global assessment of the burden of disease from environmental risks.10мин
(Recommended) Skolnik, Chapter 7- “The Environment and Health”30мин
(Required) International Food Policy Research Institute. Global Nutrition Report 2015: Actions and Accountability to Advance Nutrition and Sustainable Development.15мин
(Recommended) Skolnik, Chapter 8-“Nutrition and Global Health”мин
(Recommended) Mother and Child Nutrition15мин
Quiz3 практического упражнения
Health Disparities12мин
The Environment and Health and Climate Change and Health10мин
Nutrition and Global Health22мин
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автор: MMMar 18th 2017

It was one of the best courses I have done on coursera.Also the instructor explains detailed subject matter very well which makes it easier to understand the subject.Certainly a 10\10 for the course !

автор: JQFeb 19th 2018

GREAT REVIEW OF SOME INTERESTING AND VITAL ASPECTS OF GLOBAL HEALTH. THANKS, SO MUCH TO THE FOLKS WHO WORKED HARD IN PUTTING ON THIS COURSE AND ALLOWING ME TO TAKE IT GRATIS. DR QUINCY

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Richard Skolnik

Former Lecturer, Department of Health Policy and Management, Yale School of Public Health and Lecturer in the Practice of Management, Yale School of Management, 2012-2016

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