Netherlands Course on Global Health and Tropical Medicine (NTC)

30. November 2021

Start: 7th March, 2022, Amsterdam, Netherlands & online The Netherlands Course on Global Health and Tropical Medicine or Netherlands Tropen Cursus (NTC) provides essential preparation for health professionals such as medical doctors, nurses, and midwives planning to work in low- and middle-income countries. Participants may be preparing to work in […]

World AIDS Day 2021

28. Oktober 2021

1st December 2021, worldwide. What is World AIDS Day? World AIDS Day takes place on 1 December each year. It’s an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related […]

Global Health Delivery

20. Juni 2019
Harvard University

Start: 4th September 2019, online course. The greatest constraint to improving global healthcare delivery? Not availability, but access. Full use of existing interventions would cut the 10 million annual child deaths that occur globally by more than 60%, as well as a high proportion of the half-million annual maternal deaths […]

Global Health Internship in the Ecuadorian Rainforest

16. Mai 2018

1. Background  Foundation Human Nature (FHN) is an international non-governmental organization (NGO) supporting sustainable rural health and development projects in Ecuador. FHN works with a local health committee and representatives of the Ministry of Health in strengthening a primary health center in the El Páramo region in the north-west of the country. […]

Global Health and Disability

26. April 2018

Start: 4th June 2018, online course. Around 15% of the world’s population, or 1 billion people, live with some form of disability, with numbers continuing to rise over the coming decades. People with disabilities are often overlooked in national and international development, and can face widespread barriers in accessing services, […]

Community-Based Tuberculosis Screening – a Double-Edged Sword?

10. April 2018

by Olivia Biermann. Tuberculosis (TB) is a major global health challenge – particularly in low- and middle-income countries. The World Health Organization’s (WHO) End TB Strategy and the Sustainable Development Goals aim at ending the global TB epidemic by 2035, which will require intensified activity to increase TB case detection […]

World Tuberculosis Day – 24th March

6. März 2018

24th March 2018, worldwide. Each year we commemorate World TB Day on March 24 to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of tuberculosis (TB) and to step up efforts to end the global TB epidemic. The date marks the day in 1882 when Dr. Robert […]

22nd International AIDS Conference 2018

22. Februar 2018

23rd to 27th July 2018, Amsterdam, Netherlands. The International AIDS Conference is the largest conference on any global health issue in the world. First convened during the peak of the AIDS epidemic in 1985, it continues to provide a unique forum for the intersection of science, advocacy, and human rights. […]

Spring School of Global Health 2018

8. Januar 2018

9th to 13th April 2018, Geneva, Switzerland. Spring School of Global Health 2018 – the unique and flexible structure of the one week program allows participants to gain a comprehensive knowledge base in global health while providing a strong global health focused platform to engage and strengthen professional networks. Participants of […]

One Health Approach

5. Dezember 2017

One Health recognizes that the health of humans, animals and ecosystems are interconnected. It involves applying a coordinated, collaborative, multidisciplinary and cross-sectoral approach to address potential or existing risks that originate at the animal-human-ecosystems interface. The aim is to improve health and well-being through the prevention of risks and the mitigation of […]