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Ph.D. students apply now for course Global Sexual and Reproductive Health

2018-06-05

Ph.D. students can now apply for the course Global Sexual and Reproductive Health: Basic Concepts and State of the Art (3 ECTS), combining one week on-campus activities 22-26 October with online activities.

Understanding of how sexual and reproductive health (SRH) is shaped, and its effects on future generations is crucial for all researchers involved in global health, maternal health and many other areas related to health. The course Global Sexual and Reproductive Health: Basic Concepts and State of the Art (3 ECTS) will provide Ph.D. students with the theoretical tools to review and carry out research in SRH. Application deadline is June 15, 2018.

The course will combine one week on-campus activities (22-26 October, half of the on-campus week will take place in Stockholm) with online activities before and after the on-campus week. The course will be given in collaboration with Uppsala university and the ANSER Network.

During the course students will

  • Describe core concepts of reproduction, maternal mortality and -morbidity and sexual health in a global context
  • Understand sexual and reproduction in a public health- and global perspective.
  • Show advanced knowledge of how socio-, political-, economic- and ethical factors relate and influence SRH 
  • Utilize, analyse and interpret data and measurements in SRH
  • Have knowledge regarding state of the art in SRH- where are the current gaps in research

Application deadline June 15, 2018
Course duration October 8 – November 9, 2018
Contact Elin Larsson, Uppsala University

Also read More information and Application form

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