Tag: Public Health

University Of Sheffield  Online Course On Health

The University Of Sheffield is offering this open online course, ‘Measuring and Valuing Health’ to showcase just a small fraction of the great offerings at the University. This beginner’s course is aimed to everyone having basic knowledge of science. The overall objective of this course is to introduce you to health outcomes and explain how they can be measured …

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University of Birmingham Online Course On Liver Disease

Present course on Liver Disease: Looking after Your Liver is offered by University of Birmingham from FutureLearn platform. This 3-week health course is aimed at those who enjoy the study of biology and are interested in medicine. This course covers the amazing roles the liver fulfils to keep you healthy and will show you how these functions are compromised when the …

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Karolinska Institute Online Course on Global Health

This summer Karolinska Institute (Karolinska Institutet) will be offering an open online version of course, ‘An Introduction to Global Health’. This course is intended for everyone, including the general population and scholars, without prior knowledge. The overall objective of this course is understanding challenges and solutions to global health issues from an inter-disciplinary perspective. The course starts on March 31, 2016. Course At A …

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Johns Hopkins University Free Online Course On Public Health  

Johns Hopkins University and Coursera have teamed up to create an interactive online course, ‘Major Depression in the Population: A Public Health Approach’ like no other. This free online course will help you to understand the principles of public health applied to depressive disorder, including principles of epidemiology, transcultural psychiatry, health services research, and prevention. Over seven weeks the …

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Wageningen University Free Online Course On Nutrition & Health 

This is NUTR102x, Wageningen University’s online course to learn about malnutrition and micronutrients and how they impact human health. This course is intended for basic biology undergraduates. The overall objective of this course is to address the micronutrient content of foods and will cover the role of the various micronutrients in the body. The course starts on November 9, 2015. Course At A …

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Arizona State University Online Course On Health & Wellness

Arizona State University in partnership with edX is offering online course focuses on the latest trends in health, exercise and wellness. This 8-week credit-eligible course will emphasize explore current concepts in health, exercise, and wellness and learn how to shape your own personal health. The overall objective of this course is to explore personal health, health related attitudes and beliefs, and individual health behaviors. MOOC …

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Harvard University Online Course On Global Health Case Studies

Harvard University in partnership with edX, is offering a online course aims to frame global health’s collection of problems and actions within a particular biosocial perspective. This is a 11 weeks course aims to enable learners to recognize the role of distinctive traditions, governments, and histories in shaping health and well being. Course designs are aligned to demonstrate …

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University of Cincinnati Offers Public Health Scholarships

When a voluntary philanthropic act becomes a game changer, the dreams become easy to realize. James O’Reilly, professor, University of Cincinnati has donated $100,000 to the College of Medicine, which would be used to fund international students pursuing Master’s in Public Health. The aim of the scholarship fund is to help the students from the …

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Career in Public Health

Public health is the emerging field that focuses on developing healthy communities via promotion, research and education on healthy lifestyles. This domain is specifically dedicated in prevention of injury/diseases and health promotion, in contrast to medical care that primarily emphasize on treating and diagnosing ailments after they encounter. Developing and analyzing programs to protect the …

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Public Health Fellowships : Opportunities for Health Policy Makers

A fellowship in public health is an open medium to support people in the field of medicine who come from developed and developing countries. This public health fellowship supports researchers who have just begun their research careers in the field of public health and tropical medicine. Public health fellowships are rewarded to the researchers who …

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Online Course on Epidemiology : The Basic Science of Public Health

Approximately hundreds of institutions and universities have accustomed joint venture with Coursera, an educational group that offers a platform to deliver online courses. In the lineup of courses, Coursera and the University of North California have added another online course named “Epidemiology: The Basic Science of Public Health”. Epidemiology, generally named as “the cornerstone” of …

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Epidemiology: The Basic Science of Public Health

Epidemiology is a study of the causes, distribution and determinants of disease in human populations. It is related to public health and informs policy decisions and evidence-based medicine by identifying risk factors for diseases. It also deals with the preventive medicine. The fundamentals of Epidemiology aim to contribute to the understanding of the etiology and prevention of disease, and to improve the health …

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