All over the world, we're more and more socially and economically interdependent. Well being on one aspect of the globe impacts individuals on the opposite. World well being, as soon as merely an moral consideration, now dominates discussions and insurance policies of worldwide safety. A various workforce of specialists on this rising area has come collectively that can assist you contextualize your experiences as a brand new or seasoned world well being responder.
By the tip of this course, you can be enlightened concerning the altering world you reside in, and have a significantly better understanding of the machinations on how organizations and governments are striving to enhance well being worldwide. You’ll additionally learn to preserve your self secure and be a savvy participant within the world well being enviornment. You’ll be ready to journey and to take your abilities to persistent/emergent conditions and assist reply to the urgent wants whereas collaborating in world well being actions all through the world.
Week one will function an introduction to world well being ideas with a have a look at altering tendencies within the 21st century; urbanization, environmental stress and useful resource shortage. Throughout week two, we are going to dive into world well being safety: meals, water, vitality, and the threats of a altering local weather. Week three will cowl the worldwide burden of illness, infectious illness, the rise of non-communicable illnesses, psychological well being, and entry to care. Throughout week 4, we are going to study concerning the stakeholders in world well being: NGOs, governments, non-state actors; understanding the place the cash comes from, how it's allotted and the challenges of measuring outcomes; human rights: what are they and the way are they protected? Throughout week 5, we transfer onto advanced humanitarian emergencies: compelled migrations, wars, response requirements, and the authorized foundation for interventions. Lastly, throughout week six, we are going to finish our course by studying learn how to be an efficient participant–caring for your self: pre-travel preparation, understanding dangers when touring exterior your property nation, and physiologic vulnerability.
This course additionally serves as a prerequisite to the hands-on ‘World Well being Responder’ certification from the College of Colorado College of Drugs. For those who’re all for taking this 3-day palms heading in the right direction– supplied all through the world– please go to coloradoWM.org or e-mail our administrator: [email protected]
|College of Colorado|
|2-Four hours (per week)|
|World Well being|