Public Health Anthropology

Ruprecht-Karls Universität Heidelberg Universitätsklinikum / Institute of Public Health
01.10.2012 - 12.10.2012  Heidelberg
Course Content
Cultural ideas and practices relevant to health and disease; Overview of medical systems as cultural systems; Explanatory models and health seeking behaviour; Defining a PHA research question and the appropriate methods; Overview of tools used for data collection; Preparing and conducting in-depth interview; Methods and procedures for qualitative data analysis; Case studies: Malaria control, HIV/AIDS, community empowerment, chronic and lifestyles diseases and cultural factors in doctor patient
Target Audience
Public health practitioners, medical doctors, nurses, policy makers, programme/project planners, managers, paramedical staff, social scientists, educators
English proficiency
University of Heidelberg; tropEd
Local Organizer
Short Courses in International Health Programme
Registration deadline: none - first come, first serve; please keep in mind the time you need for travel and visa arrangements.

Enquiries and Registration:

Ms. Nandita Rothermund
Development Cooperation - Advanced Training, Development Cooperation - Ethnology, Development Cooperation - Special Topics and Health, Health Systems, Public Health, Public Health Research
Credit Points
3 ECTS - Points
EUR 1.500,00
Organizer contact info
Im Neuenheimer Feld 324
69120 Heidelberg
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