Challenging Global Health Problems

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Challenging Global Health Problems

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Global Health, Health Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    The purpose of this module is to highlight the global health problems that confront populations of the world and how they can be challenged.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Analyse the factors behind contemporary global health problems including hunger, conflict, poverty, inequalities, and climate change.
    2. Examine specific global health challenges such as maternal, newborn and child morbidity and mortality, HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria and malnutrition.
    3. Analyse responses to global health challenges including development aid effectiveness.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

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