The Health Effects of Climate Change

31. Oktober 2018 at 14:48
Harvard University

Start: 3rd January 2019, free online course. Our world’s climate is changing. Of the top twenty hottest years ever recorded, sixteen have occurred in the last two decades. This warming has already had a profound effect. Many feel powerless in the face of this challenge, but you can make a […]

Cholera: Introduction

22. Februar 2018 at 11:04

Start: anytime, online course. Cholera is an acute diarrhoeal infection caused by ingestion of contaminated water or food. This course provides a general introduction to cholera and is intended for personnel responding to outbreaks in complex emergencies or in settings where the basic environmental infrastructures have been damaged or destroyed. […]

Meningitis: Introduction

4. Januar 2018 at 11:32

Start: anytime, online course. Meningitis is an inflammation of the meninges, the lining surrounding the brain and the spinal cord. Public health concerns mainly focus on the bacteria Neisseria meningitidis, as it can cause large-scale epidemics. This course provides a general introduction to Meningitis and is intended for incident managers […]

Pandemic and Epidemic-Prone Diseases

29. September 2017 at 14:45

Start: anytime, Online Course. The past two decades have witnessed changes in how humans live. Travel and trade, rapid urbanization, limited access to health care as well as environmental degradation and other trends all create the conditions for epidemics to thrive and grow. At the same time, the science and […]

eHealth: Combining Psychology, Technology and Health

4. April 2016 at 11:36

Start: 23rd May 2016, online course. How can technology make you healthy? Learn about the design, application, implementation and evaluation of eHealth. About the Course eHealth refers to the use of technologies to improve well-being, health, and healthcare. It is an umbrella term that captures concepts about the health context, technology, […]