Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam (The Netherlands) organizes a unique 12 week Global Health program.
After 5 weeks of Lectures, Workshops, Practicals and Masterclasses in Global Health by an internationally renowned faculty, more than 100 students go abroad for 6 weeks to 21 different sites in 16 different countries, to experience health & healthcare in a different setting and in a different culture.
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By Peter Fällmar Andersson Hans Rosling was said to be unable to deliver bad news. That is a misconception. Three years before passing
away, he remarked that the one thing that had surprised him the most during his
tenure as a global educator was that he became so famous – despite having so
little influence over people’s real knowledge. He realized he was stuck in
”persona hell”, and that people remained ignorant at a level worse than random
guessing when they took Gapminder’s tests. Not because of a lack of knowledge,
but because of ”an actively upheld ignorance”. He had discovered that people
actively had set their minds to remaining ignorant. Hans Rosling had devoted
decades to try to throw out our Tintin-like perspective, but kept on having to
say ”wrong, wrong, wrong” when the Swedish people answered the question of how
many children are born per woman in Bangladesh. So how do we let Hans Rosling
rest in peace? By forgetting that he
sometimes swallowed swords in a heavy metal style tank…
Next Generation Global Health Forum 2017Barcelona 14-15 July 2017Are you studying medicine, physiotherapy, pharmacy, biology, nursing, epidemiology, public health or something not related to health? Would you see yourself working internationally, in a multidisciplinary team trying to fix current global problems? Then, maybe this conference is something for you. Before deciding if you would like to study Global Health you could find out what are your career prospects after a Master in Global Health/International Health. Netherless to say if you are a current GH student this is something you should definitely not miss! http://ghnetwork.org/conference/global-health-whats-next/