Fall Global Health Courses

Fall Global Health Courses

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Check out these unique fall GH course offerings! See attached flyers for more details.

GH 551- Section 1, Class Nbr 5196

Diet and Chronic Disease

Provides an overview of the epidemiology of the intersections among diet, physical activity, obesity, and chronic disease from a life course and global perspective and the potential for policy level and individual level approaches to address the key diet-related diseases of our time – cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes. Discusses changes in the prevalence of diet-related chronic disease and the potential for preventive measures in both developing and developed countries.

GH 572- Section 1, Class Nbr 5203

Community Transformation

Pre-semester Course. Through participatory learning, this course introduces a process that can be used to help communities identify and reflect on their key issues and take action. Additionally, it expands the understanding of methods for community empowerment and facilitates through group exercise and reflection approaches to the community empowerment process.

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GH 586- Section 1, Class Nbr 5206

Community Health Assessment

The purpose of this course is to provide learners with theoretical background, technical skills and practical experience to conduct a health-related community assessment in a Global/local context and through a community engaged process. The Community Health Assessment (CHA) is a vital planning tool to identify priority health assets, capacities and needs, target resources to address health inequalities and meaningfully involve stakeholders at the level of families, communities and/or populations in the assessment process. Pre/co-requisite: Prerequisite: GH 522 or equivalent (also open to learners with prior working qualitative research experience at instructor’s discretion)

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GH 551- Section 1, 

Global Elimination of  Micronutrient Malnutrition

This course’s objectives are to describe the magnitude and severity of global micronutrient malnutrition (MNM) and describe the policies, strategies, programs and projects aimed at eliminating maternal and child MNM, including evidence of efficacy and effectiveness. Students will also learn to define roles and responsibilities of the public, private, and non-profit sectors in implementing national programs and advocating for MNM elimination, describe available systems for MNM monitoring and evaluation, and critically evaluate the global MNM literature.

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  • Africa Health Innovation - AHIA Affinity Group March 28, 2023 at 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Virtual. us02web.zoom.us… Event Type: Networking,Meeting,Special Event,Student EventSpeaker: Dr. Dirk SchroederContact Name: Dirk SchroederContact Email: dschr02@emory.eduLink: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82679036791?pwd=eWIvVERjRzFxYTB6L2ZCVHlXVFF6UT09AHIA - Advancing Health Innovation in Africa - is an Emory-based organization that, for over 10 years, has been supporting African bio-innovators and entrepreneurs. AHIA conducts educational programming in Africa and provides opportunities for Emory students and faculty.
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  • Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Seminar March 30, 2023 at 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm RRR Bldg., L20 Event Type: Seminar SeriesSeries: Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics SeminarSpeaker: Xin Zhang, PhDContact Name: Porchia Coleman-ArnoldContact Email: Porchia.Arnold@emory.eduAbstract: Tensor modeling in categorical data analysis and association studies

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