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Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

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2 horas para concluir

What is Global Health?

These first two weeks will introduce you to the concept of global health through a range of perspectives from three keynote speakers, draw out some of their key thoughts, explore these with examples, and determine whether we can clearly conclude upon a definition of Global Health. We will be using various educational platforms to navigate the question 'What is Global Health?' - some short video narrations from me, expert thoughts from our three keynote speakers and some external documentary videos and articles. ...
Reading
6 vídeos (total de (Total 27 mín.) min), 7 leituras
Video6 videos
Video 1.0: IFRC Introduction to Global Health (04:21)4min
Video 1.1: What is Global Health? (03:20)3min
Video 1.2: Perspectives on Global Health (09:59)9min
Video 1.3: Equity of Access to Healthcare (01:49)1min
Video 1.4: Maternal Healthcare (04:46)4min
Reading7 leituras
Course Details and Information10min
About the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI)10min
Welcome to Week 110min
Introduction to Global Health, Dr Amy Hughes MBE10min
Equity of Access to Healthcare10min
Maternal Healthcare10min
Week 1 Wrap Up10min
Semana
2
Horas para completar
2 horas para concluir

Global Health definitions, case studies and evolution

We will first re-visit part of last week's keynote video and discuss their thoughts on what global health is, and bring particular focus to the origin and evolution of the term, the main organisations and agencies involved in global health and the influence of private and commercial organisations on global health. ...
Reading
5 vídeos (total de (Total 16 mín.) min), 4 leituras, 1 teste
Video5 videos
Video 2.2: The Spread of Disease (including League of Nations Case Study) (03:01)3min
Video 2.3: Case Study: Pandemic Influenza Outbreak, WW1 (05:17)5min
Video 2.4: Origins of Global Health (02:39)2min
Video 2.5: GH Non Communicable Diseases (03:52)3min
Reading4 leituras
Week 2's Focus10min
Origins of Global Health10min
GH Non Communicable Diseases10min
Week 2 Wrap Up10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Weeks 1 & 2 Quiz12min
Semana
3
Horas para completar
1 hora para concluir

Humanitarian Response

This week we will consider what gives rise to a humanitarian emergency. We will look at different types of hazard, and how these combine with vulnerability to give rise to a disaster. We will then go on to think about how responses to such phenomena are organised: Who undertakes these? What phases do they go through?...
Reading
3 vídeos (total de (Total 29 mín.) min), 2 leituras
Video3 videos
Video 3.2: Disaster and Humanitarian Response: Social Aspects (14:54)14min
Video 3.3: Understanding Humanitarian Responses (09:35)9min
Reading2 leituras
Introduction to Week 310min
Week 3 Wrap Up10min
Semana
4
Horas para completar
2 horas para concluir

Humanitarian Dilemmas

Last week we looked at the nature of 'disasters' and examined a possible set of humanitarian responses to disaster. We concluded by considering the problem of mitigation, leading us to complex ethical questions that make the main focus of the course this week. In particular we will look at the way humanitarian agencies bear witness to the actions of others, and the problem, or requirement, of holding people accountable for these actions. ...
Reading
3 vídeos (total de (Total 43 mín.) min), 2 leituras, 1 teste
Video3 videos
Video 4.2: Perspectives on Humanitarian Ethics and Principles (22:04)22min
Video 4.3: Operational Responses to Humanitarian Dilemmas (09:02)9min
Reading2 leituras
Introduction to Week 410min
Week 4 Wrap Up10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Weeks 3 & 4 Quiz10min
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por TAAug 2nd 2017

Thank you very much honorable Professors it was the very informative and knowledgeable course especially for third world countries.

por MOct 26th 2018

It has a great moment being with you guys I thank God for I've been taking my time to push on with the coursera.

Instrutores

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Prof Tim Jacoby

Professor
Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute & The Global Development Institute
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Dr Amy Hughes

Clinical Academic Lecturer in Emergency Response
Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute
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Dr Kirsten Howarth

Lecturer in Humanitarianism and Conflict Response
Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute

Sobre University of Manchester

Tracing its roots back to 1824, the University of Manchester is home to almost 40,000 students. The University has three Nobel laureates among its current staff – more than any other British university - and a total of 25 Nobel laureates have come from our past and present students and staff. We have three main goals: to undertake world-class research; to deliver an outstanding learning and student experience; and to be socially responsible....

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