The new Global Health course deals with gender and wellbeing

Submitted on Thu, 10/13/2016 - 14:30

The Gender and wellbeing - global perspectives course in the Global Health programme deals with, among other things, human rights and gender, the needs related to the wellbeing of women and girls, global perspectives in family planning, contraception, abortions and fertility treatments, women and men as victims of domestic and sexual violence, and significant international initiatives for improving women’s health.

The course is offered by the Global Health and Development (GHD) programme at the School of Medicine. The English-language programme concentrates on health and social development by combining various aspects from health and social sciences.

Previous courses in the programme have dealt with the United Nations’ Millennium Goals and poverty. The Global Health and Development course has one million euro funding from the Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation for 2014 – 2018.

The lectures will start on Mon 24 October and they will be held at 10 -14 on Mondays and Thursdays. The enrolment period will end on Mon 17 October.

Please visit the study guide for more information on the course and enrolment.

Global Health and Development pages

For more information, please contact:
University Instructor Mikko Perkiö, tel. 050 318 6183