Global Public Health MOOC - starting 1st May

Emily Farrow's picture

Delivered on-line by the University of Bergen and FutureLearn, Medical Peace Work is a course which introduces global heath and public health through the lens of peace practice. It covers a wide variety of topics (from humanitarian assistance to climate change) over a period of six weeks.

The course covers the following topics:

* Peace-health work in war and post-war areas
* Preventing and addressing domestic violence
* Healthcare for refugees
* Recognising and healing the effects of torture
* Health effects of climate change
* Responding to a nuclear explosion

Sign up by following the link below:

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/medical-peace-work

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Free online course starting tomorrow!

Adi Vyas's picture

Hello all

Just a reminder our free online course on Medical Peace Work is starting tomorrow, Monday 1 May. It is a short 6 week course, requiring 2 hours study per week. But what does peace have to do with climate change and sustainability, you ask?

Two educators from the Sustainable Healthcare Education Network have contributed to this course. We know that we need to present the challenge of climate change to human health in creative ways - and one such way is to use the lens of peace practice to understand global health challenges. In this MOOC (massive open online course) we explore how we inflict structural violence (in the form of climate change) and the resultant negatiave impacts on health.

Do join us, and share this among your networks! https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/medical-peace-work/1

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