Building upon the lessons below, learners will also critique assigned articles, participate in discussion boards, and complete assigned application exercises. All weekly assignments are due by Sunday at midnight.



Clinical Health Week One: Diseases of Poverty, Part One


Lesson One: Introduction To Diseases Of Poverty
Lesson Two: Malnutrition
Lesson Three: Enteric Infections
Lesson Four: Viral Diseases
Lesson Five: Malaria
Lesson Six: Tuberculosis


Clinical Health Week Two: Diseases of Poverty, Part Two


Lesson Seven: Bacterial Infections
Lesson Eight: Protozoal Diseases
Lesson Nine: Intestinal Helminth Infections
Lesson Ten: Tissue Helminth Infections
Lesson Eleven: Chronic Non-Infectious Diseases
Lesson Twelve: Syndrome Management


Clinical Health Week Three: Low-Resource HIV Medicine


Lesson One: Introduction To The HIV/AIDS Epidemic
Lesson Two: Prevention of HIV Infection
Lesson Three: Mother To Child Transmission (MTCT) Prevention
Lesson Four: Treatment Of HIV Infection
Lesson Five: HIV-Related Opportunistic Diseases
Lesson Six: Children & HIV Infection


Clinical Health Week Four: Maternal-Newborn Health


Lesson One: Surviving Motherhood
Lesson Two: Pre And Post Natal Care
Lesson Three: Pregnancy Complications
Lesson Four: Pressing Women’s Disability Issues
Lesson Five: Newborn Care Overview
Lesson Six: Healthy Newborn
Lesson Seven: Newborn Problems And Management
Lesson Eight: Maternal Newborn Future Vision


Public Health Week One: International Public Health


Subject for this week is International Public Health:

Lesson One: Introduction To International Public Health
Lesson Two: Health And Social Context
Lesson Three: Strategy For Health
Lesson Four: Effective Health Promotion
Lesson Five: Effective Disease And Injury Intervention


Public Health Week Two: Cross-Cultural Skills, AND Disaster Management


Lesson One: Introduction to Disaster Management
Lesson Two: Overview of Disaster Management
Lesson Three: Disaster Mitigation
Lesson Four: Disaster Preparedness
Lesson Five: Disaster Response
Lesson Six: Disaster Recovery
Lesson One: Relevance Of Cultures
Lesson Two: Basic Cross-Cultural Skills
Lesson Three: Healthcare Cross-cultural Skills
Lesson Four: International Cross-cultural Skills


Public Health Week Three:  Health Leadership


Lesson One: Introduction To International Health Leadership
Lesson Two: Strategy For Health
Lesson Three: Major International Health Initiatives
Lesson Four: Constructing A Health System
Lesson Five: Leading A Health System


Public Health Week Four: Health Professions Education


Lesson One: Skill Transfer and Empowerment
Lesson Two: Effective Learning
Lesson Three: Effective Teaching
Lesson Four: Feedback and Evaluation
Lesson Five: Instructional Design




Fighting the Diseases of Poverty Discussion
Helping Babies Breathe Skills Stations
Complicated Obstetrical Skills Stations
International Medicine Exam Review
Suturing & Wound Care Skill Stations
F-100 Formulation Exercise
Tropical Medicine Case Studies
International Medicine Final Exam




From Rescue to Resilience Discussion
Oral Rehydration Formulation Exercise
Disaster Management Skills Stations
Cross-Cultural Skills Session
International Public Health Exam Review
Community Health Survey Exercise
Launching Your International Healthcare Career Discussion
International Public Health Final Exam


A detailed syllabus will be sent to each participant prior to the start of the course.

*Virtual-Classroom Session schedule is subject to change