Summer 2013 in Oxford, England
Dates: July 12 - August 9, 2013
The program will encompass five themes: challenges in global health, health policy and public health, tropical medicine, vaccinology, and international development and health.
Students will be introduced to the major diseases and risks to health in developing world countries, learn to understand the risk factors for premature death in these countries and review the major prevention strategies and challenges for control of these diseases. Students will also examine policy issues and determinants of public health and health policy in international health, and acquire an introduction to tropical infectious diseases and review the strategies used to treat these diseases in resource-limited settings. The course will review the availability and use of vaccination in disease control in developing countries and the current impact of vaccination programs. Finally, students will learn to situate health in its wider social, economic and political context and acquire a basic understanding of the intimate, bi-directional relationship between health and development processes.
The program will encompass five themes: challenges in global health, health policy and public health, tropical medicine, vaccinology, and international development and health and will be taught by the Oxford University faculty.
• Student must be on a pre-health track emphasis
• Enrolled at USC for the Fall 2013 Semester
• USC cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
The application process for Summer 2013 is now over. For an application for the waitlist,or for additional information, please contact Judy Haw at email@example.com .
2013 Anticipated Program Costs & Sources of Additional Funding
For the 2012 Program Syllabus (2013 syllabus should be similiar)
Included Program Side Trips for Summer 2011(Anticipated to be the same for 2013)
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