Examining African Contributions to Global Health
Learn about the contributions made by African experts that have impacted global health with this online course from the University of Basel.
Who is the course for?
This course is suited to public health professionals as well as students and scholars of global health and African Studies.
It’s also helpful to those interested in history, urbanism, public health, health economics, drug development, and Africa.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Investigate the history of global health as well as knowledge and theory from the Global South, particularly from Africa. Discuss how it has been neglected in Northern academia.
Explore African health financing through concrete examples such as Universal Health Coverage and Results-Based Financing.
Compare the challenges of drug development and R&D costs estimation in the Global North and South.
Investigate South-South knowledge circulation and Chinese medical assistance in Tanzania. Explore how historians conduct their research.
Identify the interdependence between environmental factors and people’s health in African cities. Assess the ways in which the recent history of urban planning in Africa impacts public health. Delve into urban health and urban agriculture.