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Benefits you can count on...

  • Get real skills

    This course has been designed to give you real skills. Each lesson has been carefully planned to build your set of capabilities, one step at a time. Think of this course as an investment in yourself.

  • Progress your career

    Get excited about taking the next step in your career. You’ll get a certificate at the end of this course that highlights your new skill set and your ability to add value in a professional setting.

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Course curriculum

This course provides an overview of public health including health economics, universal health coverage, epidemiology, gender and health, how to find a job in public health and global health and much much more.

  • 01

    What is public health?

    • What is public health?

  • 02

    Epidemiology the backbone of public health

    • Epidemiology the backbone of public health

  • 03

    Health Economics

    • Health Economics

  • 04

    Health Systems

    • Health Systems

  • 05

    Epidemiological transition

    • Epidemiological transition

  • 06

    Pandemics - a worrying global public health threat

    • Pandemics - a worrying global public health threat

  • 07

    Outbreaks - investigation and control

    • Outbreaks - investigation and control

  • 08

    Universal Health Coverage explained

    • Universal Health Coverage explained

  • 09

    How to create an epidemic curve

    • How to create an epidemic curve

  • 10

    Know how to interpret an epidemic curve?

    • Know how to interpret an epidemic curve?

  • 11

    Sensitivity and specificity - explained in 3 minutes

    • Sensitivity and specificity - explained in 3 minutes

  • 12

    R0 and vaccine coverage. How to use a COVID-19 vaccine to get to herd immunity and beat Coronavirus

    • R0 and vaccine coverage. How to use a COVID-19 vaccine to get to herd immunity and beat Coronavirus

  • 13

    Health Promotion

    • Health promotion

Instructor

Instructor Bio:

Dr Greg Martin is a medical doctor with a Masters in Public Health and an MBA degree. His professional experience includes working as the Head of Science and Research at the World Cancer Research Fund and the Director of Elimination of Mother to Child Transmission at the Clinton Health Access Initiative. He is also the founder and Editor-in-Chief of the peer-reviewed journal Globalization and Health. 

Greg Martin