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Executive Essentials: Global Health Fundamentals

Explore the fundamentals of global health and examine how health is connected to culture, economics and policy on a global scale.

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Global health is focused on understanding and addressing the complex health issues that transcend borders, impacting communities worldwide. On this course you will gain an understanding of the latest research and developments in global health. You'll also look at how these advances impact people within cultural, economic and political contexts.

London campus, Online

  • Course leader – Dr Ritika Tiwari, Senior Lecturer in Public Health, York St John London
  • Duration – 5 days in person, 10 weeks online
  • Dates and times

    3 June 2024
    10 June 2024
    17 June 2024

Course Fees

£850 per person

Course information

Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at individuals working in healthcare, public health and related fields. 

What will I learn?

You will learn about important concepts and key challenges surrounding global health, such as:

  • Health equity and social determinants
  • Innovations in vaccines and digital health
  • Global health security, healthcare leadership and the One Health approach
  • Climate change and health
  • Global aging and health
  • Crisis communication in health emergencies

How will I learn?

The in-person version of this course will be taught using a combination of lectures and classroom activities led by industry experts. The online version of this course will be taught using Microsoft teams. 

How will my employer benefit?

You will have enhanced knowledge of the latest developments in global health and be able to connect with peers from diverse backgrounds across the world. 

Entry requirements

A relevant undergraduate or postgraduate qualification in a relevant subject or recent relevant work experience. 

Course leader biographies

Dr Ritika Tiwari 
Senior Lecturer in Public Health, York St John University London 

Dr Ritika Tiwari has over 14 years of experience working in the field of public health in South Asia, Africa and Europe. She has worked with National Health Mission and the Government of India. 

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