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Foundations of Global Health

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This specialization is intended for people working or aspiring to work in global health programming. You will learn the foundational building blocks of effective program planning, implementation, and evaluation in a variety of settings, including low- and middle-income countries and humanitarian crises.

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Hours 133
Instructors William Brieger, DrPH, Mija Ververs, Gilbert Burnham, MD, Dr. Henry Perry, MD, PhD, MPH, Anna Kalbarczyk
Language English
Subjects Social Sciences Science
Careers

An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

Adjunct Professor, Global Health $32k

Nurse Practitioner-Global Occupational Health $43k

Coordinator, Global Health $57k

Project Coordinator, Center for Global Health $63k

Global Health Promotion Coordinator $64k

Lecturer, Global Health $71k

Global Health Benefits Leader $82k

Global Health Economics & Outcomes Research $105k

Pediatric Global Health Physician Scientist $235k

Courses in this Specialization

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Jun
10

Understanding and Strengthening Health Systems

Welcome to our course on Understanding and Strengthening Health Systems for Global Health. During the course we will provide you with an overview of the main elements or building...

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Jun
17

Public Health in Humanitarian Crises

This course introduces a set of public health problems experienced by people affected by natural disasters and/or conflict. It discusses the many changes in people’s lives when...

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Jul
1

International Travel Preparation, Safety, & Wellness

Whether you've traveled before or not, living and working overseas can be challenging. Learn how best to prepare and make the most of your time internationally. This course will...

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Jun
9

Health for All Through Primary Health Care

This course explores why primary health care is central for achieving Health for All. It provides examples of how primary health care has been instrumental in approaching this...

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Jun
17

Diagnosing Health Behaviors for Global Health Programs (You were viewing this course)

Health behavior lies at the core of any successful public health intervention. While we will examine the behavior of individual in depth in this course, we also recognize by way...

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10

Community Change in Public Health

In bringing about behavior change in public health, we often focus on the individual mother, student, or farmer. We should not forget the community structure and norms constrain...

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Training and Learning Programs for Volunteer Community Health Workers

Volunteer community health workers (CHWs) are a major strategy for increasing access to and coverage of basic health interventions. Our village health worker training course...

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Johns Hopkins University

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Hours 133
Instructors William Brieger, DrPH, Mija Ververs, Gilbert Burnham, MD, Dr. Henry Perry, MD, PhD, MPH, Anna Kalbarczyk
Language English
Subjects Social Sciences Science
Careers

An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

Adjunct Professor, Global Health $32k

Nurse Practitioner-Global Occupational Health $43k

Coordinator, Global Health $57k

Project Coordinator, Center for Global Health $63k

Global Health Promotion Coordinator $64k

Lecturer, Global Health $71k

Global Health Benefits Leader $82k

Global Health Economics & Outcomes Research $105k

Pediatric Global Health Physician Scientist $235k