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Application Minor Global Health 2017

If you are interested in participating in our Minor Global Health 2017, then there are several steps you need to take: 1] check out the new website: https://sites.google.com/view/minorglobalhealth2017 2] register with Global Health Education Erasmus (GHEE) at https://sites.google.com/…/minorgl…/registration-application and/or https://goo.gl/6opeHq 3] apply for the Minor Global Health 2017 at https://sites.google.com/…/minorgl…/registration-application and/or https://goo.gl/PHalIl 4] apply through OSIRIS ROTTERDAM (possible from 1 May 2017): www.eur.nl/minor

Minor Global Health 2017

Global Health is ' hot'. Even in a world where wars, terrorism, fundamentalism and racism so often seem to dictate the world news and social media, if you stick to the data the world really is a better place then 25 years ago. A world with less poverty, better health, better education, better everything really. As Mark Twain wrote already a very long time ago: " Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime." So it is clear that people should travel more! Read Johan Norberg's book 'Progress': " Contrary to what most of us believe, our progress over the past few decades has been unprecedented. By almost any index you care to identify, things are markedly better now than they have ever been for almost everyone alive. Examining official dat…