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Milken Institute School of Public Health
PRCH (PRCH)
PUBH
6563
Global Child Health
Global Child Health
Fall 2015
2
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Lecture
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graduate students
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James M. Tielsch, Ph.D.
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Science, policy, challenges, and successes of global child health; focus on low and middle income countries and children under five years of age. Communicable diseases of childhood and relevant chronic disease pandemics such as HIV and over-nutrition. The burden of disease and associated risk factors; cost-effective interventions and tools.
• Apply the technical aspects of global child health, disease transmission and state-of-the-art disease control interventions. • Describe the biology and transmission of the major diseases that affect <5s in low and medium income countries. • Identify technical, political, and programmatic priorities relative to global child health interventions. • Evaluate the present and future challenges associated with the unfinished agenda in child survival. • Synthesize and critically assess child health intervention priorities within and across regions worldwide.
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