Global Health Lecture Series – Thursday 10 June 2021

Peru’s COVID-19 response – an insight to health work in Latin America presented to you by Ernesto Gozzer, Associated Professor at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH).

Date: Thursday, 10/06/2021

Time: 17:15 – 18:45 h (UTC +2)

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Introduction to Social Protection- Self-paced e-learning course

This course introduces social protection and relates it to international conventions and their reflection in the national legislation. It explains the history of social protection in Europe and relates it to poverty and the structure of societies. Concepts and means to protect the poor and vulnerable are developed.

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Controlling in Health Insurance- Self-paced e-learning course

In this course, participants will learn how controlling can be managed in health insurance. It introduces various forms of operational controlling in health insurance companies and their underlying activities and instruments. The strategic process in a health insurance company, the principles of implementing and reporting of strategic controlling are presented.

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The Visible Hand – e-Learning Course

This course is focused on the role of economics in dealing with scarce resources and fair allocation of goods and services in health care. It introduces measuring the flow of funds in a health system through different forms of health care financing arrangements. The questions why health care should not be left to the market allocation mechanism and why the government might intervene are discussed.

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Heidelberg Institute of Global Health – Symposium 5-7 May 2021

Symposium Climate Change, Nutrition and Health: Global Challenges and Potential Solutions

Conveners: Ina Danquah and Rainer Sauerborn, Heidelberg Institute of Global Health (HIGH)

Location in person: Seminar room, Neuenheimer Feld 370

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Online Courses Program

Our online courses program offers an exceptional opportunity for customization of the curriculum by request in order to meet specific capacity building needs at institutional level in the area of social protection and quality improvement in health care. All our courses are accredited and were developed in cooperation with academical experts and institutions in Germany, at EU level and globally. The courses are suitable for students and professionals alike.

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Tutored Online Course – Starting Soon

Starting Soon on 1st May 2021: Our tutored online course “Quality Improvement – A Key for Health Systems Strengthening”.

The course aims at strengthening the capacity of professionals responsible for managing quality in health care settings at all levels in the health system.

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Global Health Lecture Series – 22 April 2021

Climate Change and Health – Impact, adaptation and response presented to you by PD Valérie R. Louis, PhD, senior researcher at the Heidelberg Institute of Global Health.

Date: Thursday, 22/04/2021 | Time: 17:15 – 18:45 h (UTC +2)

Credits: Medical students can recieve credits for the Wahlfachtrack Global Health and the MEDISS program

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