Effective Response to Major Infectious Diseases - when Medicine meets Public Health Policy

University of Copenhagen / Copenhagen Summer University
15.08.2011 - 19.08.2011  Copenhagen
Course Content
What is the best and most effective response to major infectious diseases such as HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria? In this course, leading experts will critically evaluate the impact and consequences of how social, public health and health systems address this challenge best. We will discuss the central components of a comprehensive response to address these diseases.
Learning objectives, training objectives
You will be able to analyse how medical issues affect public health policies, assess public health strategies for the prevention and control of major communicable diseases and navigate the political environment that public health policies operate in.
Target Audience
The course is for professionals working in or with a desire to work in the field of public health, international health, health systems and related private sector and non-profit organisations.
Participants are expected to at least hold a bachelor\'s degree or equivalent.
Epidemiology and Disease Control, Health Systems, Humanitarian Assistance - Complex Emergencies
EUR 2.500,00
Organizer contact info
Frue Plads 4
1166 København K
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