Public Health in Low and Middle Income Countries [PU06]

Course highlights

EC points

3

Months

May

Course days

Weekdays (except for Ascension, Friday in 1st week, Wednesday in 2nd week and Whit Monday)

Faculty

Wilma Stolk, PhD, Trudy Voortman, ir, PhD, Prof. A. Burdorf, ir, PhD and invited speakers

Course fee

€ 1370

Location

Erasmus MC, Rotterdam NL

Level

Intermediate

Disciplines

  • Public Health

Application

How to apply

Detailed information about this course:

Description

This module aims to teach methods to assess the health of populations in low and middel income countries and to quantitatively evaluate the effects of interventions on population health. Students are taught use modern techniques as health impact assessment to predict changes in population health due to particular programmes, for example control programmes for infectious diseases.

Objectives

After completion the student is able to:

  • Quantify population health by using population-based;
  • Measures of general health, based on life tables and related techniques;
  • Describe past trends and explore future developments in population health;
  • Assess the public health impact of intervention programmes through health impact assessment

Participant profile

It is compulsory for students in the two year full time MSc Health Sciences, specialisation Public Health.

Assessment

Assignment(s)


Reduction on fees

PLEASE NOTE THIS DOES NOT APPLY TO THE RESEARCH MASTERS (120 EC points)

No fees are charged for participation of Erasmus MC PhD candidates

Please note that in case of cancellation or no show, the cancellation policy applies based on the full course fee.

50% reduction on our fees for participating institutes of NIHES

This 50% reduction is offered to participants formally appointed at the departments or sections participating in NIHES.

University Medical Center Rotterdam/Erasmus University Rotterdam:

  • Department of Epidemiology
  • Department of Public Health
  • Department of Psychiatry, Section of Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy
  • Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry/Psychology
  • Department of Medical Informatics
  • Department of General Practice
  • Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management
  • Generation R

50% reduction on our fees for NIHES affiliated partners

This 50% reduction is offered to participants formally appointed at the following NIHES affiliated partners:

University Medical Center Rotterdam/Erasmus University Rotterdam, departments of:

  • Dermatology
  • General Paediatrics
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Rehabilitation Medicine

UMIT, Department of Public Health, Health Services Research and Health Technology Assessment.

25% reduction on our fees for Erasmus MC employees

For participants formally appointed at all departments of Erasmus MC (except the departments mentioned above and Erasmus MC PhD candidates).

25% reduction for all (international) PhD students without formal appointment at Erasmus MC

Upon receipt of your application you will receive a request to upload proof of enrollment as a PhD student.