Improving Women & Children Health
Consider the latest data, priorities and debates about the health of women & children in this online course from London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for healthcare professionals or anyone working in a health organisation
undergraduate students taking a healthcare or science-related degree
medical students and postgraduates wishing to complement their studies
and anyone else with an interest in learning about the health of women, children and adolescents.
What topics will you cover?
The health of adolescents and young people
Reproductive health and what it means to make every birth wanted
The health of women during pregnancy, whilst giving birth and during the postnatal period
Newborns and stillbirths in the global health agenda
The health of children and the progress made to reduce their mortality.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Investigate health across the lifecycle, from newborn to child, to adolescents and women, in areas of the world where the burden of disease is highest
Engage with how different stages of the lifecycle affect each other
Evaluate the evidence on what causes poor health outcomes and what is known about how to prevent them