Leiden and African students share knowledge and experiences in online Global Health course
Online teaching has made it much easier for international students to join in our courses. The Leiden minor in Global Health, for instance. Students from Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda and Malawi logged on and made a valuable contribution with their knowledge, about tropical diseases, for instance.
The half minor in Global Health is a full-time ten-week online course led by parasitologists, infectiologists and other medics from Leiden (see below). It begins with a general introduction to a wide range of health topics such as tropical diseases and medical malpractice. Central to the course is question of how logistical and financial resources can be used to improve the health of different population groups.